The One-Stop-Shop for your Successful Market Entry in Germany

Medical Valley Academy acts as a One-Stop-Shop for companies in the healthcare sector. This means that it is an all-in-one solution that facilitates market access by effectively imparting basic and in-depth knowledge through e-learnings and events on various topics. This knowledge creates a robust foundation for the path to successful market entry. Nevertheless, sometimes a personal consultation is the best way to start your journey to market or to go into detail on certain topics. That’s why Medical Valley Academy works with various experts who can assist you in these cases and who offer a wide range of consulting and support services for individual cases.
These include:

Market Analysis

Medical Valley will work out the necessary information on the German healthcare market to foster market understanding.
We will conduct a market analysis focusing on your specific area of application. This analysis will cover all relevant information about the target market, its size, the market need, the market systematics, the customer structure, the market players and the competition. We will introduce you to relevant players. Furthermore, Medical Valley will keep you up to date about relevant events in Germany.

Key Contacts & Networking

We are directly connected with partners in industry, research, healthcare and politics. We can provide you with perfectly matching contacts and accompany meetings.

Go-to-market Strategy

We can help you with transferring reimbursement costs, are affiliated with numerous statutory and private health insurance companies in Germany and offer unique medical, technical and health-economic validation with our Digital Health Application Center (dmac).


We increase the visibility of your company in our network – a multiplier that has a positive effect on financing, networking and knowledge transfer. To this end, we are also happy to promote your events, workshops or symposia, provide public relations support and help you to get started when organizing events on current topics.

Funding Acquisition

We can scout for fitting funding programs on state, federal and EU level. Since 2010, we have raised more than 150 million € in funding for our partners. An overview of current calls for proposals can be found here.
We support you in finding the right investors for your company – during all startup and growth phases. We are connected to relevant healthcare investors, such as business angels, VC funds, corporate VCs or crowd investment providers.
For startups with a clear digital health focus: If you want to enter the 10x Health Investment Club funnel, please apply using this link.
In addition, we provide you with access to healthcare-specific startup programs. In the last few years many startup programs have been established: Bootcamps, Hackathons, Business Plan Competitions or Accelerator Programs. We help you identify the right ones for your respective business situation.

Pathway to Approval

To successfully launch your medical device on the market, a precise and accurate planning of approval strategies is indispensable. We will provide guidance to help you find the right partner for the approval of your product. Our services enable you to benefit from the excellent infrastructure and resources of the Medical Valley network and to kick off your expansion to the German market.

Incubators & Office Space

With our incubators Medical Valley Center Erlangen and Medical Valley Center Forchheim, we offer growth companies in the healthcare industry excellent office space in one of the economically strongest and scientifically most active healthcare clusters worldwide – the Medical Valley European Metropolitan Region Nuremberg. A total of almost 7,000 m² of flexible and representative office space is available. In the Medical Valley Centers Erlangen and Forchheim, you will sit door to door with other startups and growth companies and have daily access to the Medical Valley team and service portfolio.