Pitch & Win

The Interreg project Codex4SMEs (Companion diagnostics expedited for small and medium sized businesses) plans to improve healthcare by enhanced adoption of Personalized Medicine in North West Europe Codex4SMEs will establish a transnational network of nine partners and two sub partners from seven countries and expedite the development of the SMEs’ products in the field of Cdx.

On December 4th, Codex4SMEs gave SME’s the opportunity to pitch their project in front of investors in Palais Brongniart, Paris, in partnership with EIT Health Summit 2019.

Beforehand, Codex4SMEs offered a pitch learning program, to help SMEs to pitch on December 4th

These were the objectives of the program:

  • Know how to structure a dynamic and effective pitch
  • Learn how to create a captivating and emotional presentation using the storytelling method
  • Learn how to create impactful slides
  • Practice public speaking & be more self confident
  • Know how to adapt their message to their public
  • Learn how to deliver the key message and show their technological strengths to the jury, experts and investors


On December 4th all companies were prepared for the pitch in front of potential investors: two French, two German, three Irish companies and one company from the Netherlands presented their projects and answered the questions of the investors.

Quote: Han van 't Klooster, CEO of PharmaCytics

“The pitch training was very well organized with initial brief and to the point webinars and subsequently two personal web based sessions and it finished with F2F practicing. Especially the direct feedback on the content of the presentation, but also how it was presented was very useful and really helped to shape the message towards investors."

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