On the first day of SAFARI, October 24th 2019, KölnBusiness Wirtschaftsförderung will hold a session to show what Cologne’s Digital Health Ecosystem has to offer!
In cooperation with SOSA, we will host a Pitch Competition where the 10 most promising Digital Health and Life Science Startups will Pitch for the opportunity to travel to TEL AVIV, aka the Startup Nation and get connected to SOSA’s innovation network! 


Winner will receive the ultimate opportunity to take their startup global including a free flight to Tel Aviv,  a seat at SOSA’s innovation hub, amongst leading startups and corporates,  introductions to relevant investors, multinationals and invitations to the top industry events. In addition, the winner will receive a ticket to  MIXiii-BIOMED, Israel’s biggest event for the Life Sciences industry in April/May 2020.
5 Startups will be selected to pitch in front of a jury of experts at the session “Digital Health Pitch Competition by Startup Cologne and SOSA”
The winner will be announced on the same day.
Deadline for the application is Friday, October 18th, 2019.
Thursday, October 24th, 2019 5pm
Sorry, the application for the pitch competition is already closed!
Get your ticket to join the session anyway!


KölnBusiness Wirtschaftsförderungs-GmbH is on a mission to identify, initiate, enable, support and connect all relevant local and global ecosystem initiatives and players who help to boost Cologne’s startup environment.


SOSA, a global innovation platform, with centers in Tel Aviv, NYC and London serves as an ecosystem partner that connects corporations, governments and cities to the most innovative technologies. SOSA’s Innovation network provides access to more than 15,000 startups, 250 investors, venture-capital funds and multinational corporations including Munich Re, HP Tech Ventures, Singha Ventures and more. Each year, SOSA generates dozens of POCs and enables thousands of business interactions amongst its members.