83% of Swiss professionals already thought about starting their own business

... yet just a fraction of them are actually taking the step due to the high opportunity costs.

- Lets change this! -


The HealthTech Startup Academy provides you the perfect entry gate in order to found your own startup - without quitting your job, yet!

Training Session

Hands-on Training

Learn from top-notch experts and experienced founders about entrepreneurship and what it means to start a HealthTech startup. From day one, the hands-on nature of the program allows you to work on your own idea and kick-start your journey.



Get access to a well-proven digital incubation program to turn your idea into a real startup project - self-directed & self-paced.




Community of LikeMinded

Become part of a HealthTech cohort, where you meet likeminded people, potential co-founders, and industry experts to exchange, learn & collaborate with. Share your progress & your challenges with the community and support each other along the entire journey.



Starting Point



Continue your journey

Get the chance to receive a ticket to our Acceleration Program and get introduced to a variety of hand-selected follow-up opportunities from our partner-network during your personal demo-day.



Experts & Facilitators

Valentin Splett
Health Tech Expert & Executive Advisor // Peak Spirit
Jana Nevrlka
Co-Founding Expert & International Speaker // Cofounding
John Klepper
John Klepper
Co-Founder & CEO // Pipra
Stefan Leuthold
Cluster Manager // Health Tech Cluster Switzerland
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Miro Mayer
Head of Startup Incubation // Bluelion Incubator
Aurelie Moser
Aurelie Moser
Digital Health Startup Coach // Bambooster



One-Day Bootcamp

► meet other future founders

► learn essentials about starting a HealthTech startup from top-notch experts


Digital Incubation

► self-paced digital incubation program

► turn your initial idea into a startup project



► chance to receive a ticket to the follow-up Acceleration Program

► exclusive intro to our partner organizations

Are you ready?

Or do you need a bit more convincing? Read this article on why 2021 is the perfect year to start your business.

- Now, ready and convinced? -

Apply here for the HealthTech Startup Academy

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Questions & Answers

    • 1-Day Entrepreneurship Boot Camp
    • 90 Days Access to Digital Incubation Program
    • Online-Exchange Platform with Peers and Coaches
    • Access to Bluelion Community & Events
    • Follow-Up Check with Bluelion
    • Course Certificate upon Successful Completion of the Program
    • Clarity - whether you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur
    • Insight - if your idea is viable to grow a startup out of it
    • Skills - in entrepreneurship and applied lean startup methodology
    • Connections - to likeminded entrepreneurs & experts
    • Decision support - whether you should quit your job and fully commit yourself to your entrepreneurial journey
    • Course Certificate - that confirms the acquired skills during the program
  • Yes, there are! You need to

    • be a professional working in the healthcare sector
    • have work experience that allows you relevant know-how in your area
    • be motivated
    • be ready to kickstart your idea

    You fullfill all requirements? Let's get started then

  • At the end of the digital incubation program, the participants get invited to a demo-day with Bluelion to find out, what the ideal follow-up solution for them is. Bluelion itself offers the LikeMinded program a seamless follow-up program to the startup academy. 

  • The Startup Academy, consisting of a 1-day boot camp, access to the digital incubation program and the demo-day costs CHF 800.- / person. 


    Apply until April 30th 2021 and you can secure one of our Early Bird tickets with a 50% discount!

  • The program is designed to meet the circumstances of full-time employees. There is one fixed, full day boot-camp that you should be able to attend on-site. Everything else happens at your own pace and according to your own schedule. Check out the application website for more details. 


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