Tech Tour Mental & Brain Health


The very first edition of the Tech Tour Mental & Brain Health will take place next 2-3 May 2024 at the Nova Business School in the Carcavelos Campus in Carcavelos, Portugal.

The Investment Programme & Event will aim to bring together 30-40 of the most promising Mental Health & Brain tech companies, as selected by 40 of the most active investors and corporate partners in the sector.



Is this for me?


Yes, if you are a company in your Seed to series B investments phase and/or seeking strategic partnerships. The programme is designed to help start-ups developing tech solutions in the following sectors:




We will select 30 Mental Health & Brain Tech companies developing highly innovative technologies and solutions that promote mental health, wellness and resilience, as well as biopharmaceuticals, hardware- and software-based solutions that prevent, screen, treat, monitor, rehabilitate, engage, care for and support patients and caregivers suffering with some of the most common debilitating neuro-psychiatric and neurological disorders.

Conditions of particular interest include Parkinsons, Alzheimer's / Dementia, ALS, but also other less prevalent neurological disorders, epilepsy, pain, substance use disorders, eating disorders, mood and sleep disorders, ADHD, dyslexia and other developmental disorders.

Relevant technologies at the convergence of medical devices, biopharmaceuticals and consumer health tech include, but are not limited to: imaging, brain-computer interfaces, wearables, implantable, connected devices, biopharmaceuticals, digital therapeutics (DTx), digital biomarkers, clinical trial software, modelling and simulations, remote monitoring, tech-enabled care delivery, etc.

More details on the application process to be found here.

The Mental & Brain Health event agenda will include 2 days of:

  • pitches
  • meetings
  • keynotes
  • panel discussions
  • networking opportunities.


Programme Timeline:

  • Company application period: 1 November 2023 - 3 March 2024
  • Company selection announced: 2 April 2024
  • Entrepreneurs Kick-off: 11 April 2024
  • Online Academy (dry-runs for the selected presenting companies): 17-18 April 2024
  • Event in Carcavelos - Cascais - Lisbon: 2-3 May 2024







Gold Partners


Boehringer Ingelheim


Silver Partners


Johnson & Johnson


Bronze Partners


Ontario Brain Institute




Zest Scientific


Supporting Partners


Parker Institute - CHB
Healthware Group
Brain Innovation Days
EBC European Health Council
Digital Health Today
Frontiers Health
Galen Growth
Health Podcast Network
Healthware Group
Mind Alliance
Unicorn Factory