The Tech Tour 2018 Italian Healthcare Venture Forum - Bootcamp will take place on 10-11th October to foster investment, partnerships, licensing, M&As and export in the healthcare sector. The Italian Healthcare Venture Forum is organized in the framework of the Meet in Italy for Life Sciences (MIT4LS 2018) the biggest healthtech event in Italy by the ALISEI National Technology Cluster for Life Sciences. At it's 5th edition, the event is promoted and organized by the Emilia-Romagna Region with the technical support of ASTER - the Consortium for innovation and technology transfer in Emilia-Romagna. The special Venture Forum is dedicated to 20 Start-up/emerging companies in the life science domain, that will be selected and will profit from a special mentorship course and meetings with international investors and Venture Capitalists.


The participation to IHVF is free of charge. Registration the MIT4LS Brokerage event is mandatory.


The Tech Tour 2018 Italian Healthcare Venture Forum - Bootcamp promises to bring together investors, entrepreneurs, corporate representatives and other stakeholders in the healthcare sector, providing a broad overview of the Italian healthcare ecosystem.

The event will focus on Healthtech, within the following subsectors:

  • Medical Devices
  • IT Applications for Health
  • Pharmaceutical/ Nutraceutical
  • Biology/ Biotechnology
  • Medicine, Human Health & Well-Being
  • Related Value Chain Activities


Lifeseeder Prize

the IHVF best startup will be awarded with 3.000 euro offered by LifeSeeder,  the Life Science Equity Crowdfunding platform. A large network of Investors, Multinationals and Stakeholders specialized in the life science sector that invests in companies with highly innovative projects.



Why join us in Bologna 10-12 October 2018?

  • Together with Meet in Italy for Life Science we will create the place to be for Life Science this fall 
  • Witness outstanding presentations of the companies in Healthtech and Biotech, pre-selected by an esteemed panel of investors
  • A chance to dive into the investment environment in Italy and the region. All key stakeholders in Italy and Europe at the same place to meet you 

Highlights from last year`s Meet in Italy for Life Sciences:

  • 350 Participating organizations
  • 30% foreign organizations 
  • 31 participating countries
  • 2000 matchmaking meetings
  • 1,156 international meetings
  • 71 of involved EEN partners