Join the Healthy Ideas, Healthy Returns pitch event

Bring your company to the attention of over 50 investors


From 24-31 May 2023, you can join the 12th edition of the Healthy Ideas, Healthy Returns (HIHR) pitch event in Antwerp, with quickfire pitches scheduled the week before. HIHR aims to bring the academic biotech ecosystem in the Benelux to a higher level, with a focus on company creation and financing.

  • Startups seeking (pre-)seed funding are invited to apply for a pitch in the morning sessions.
  • Scale-ups seeking funding from Series A to pre-IPO are welcome to apply for the afternoon pitches.
  • Early stage ideas or venture proposals that are not ready to pitch just yet are warmly invited to register for an online quickfire session, scheduled the week prior to the pitch event.Interested? You can apply for pitches or register for a quickfire session via Utrecht Holdings:

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