About EIT Health
EIT Health is a network of best-in-class health innovators backed by the European Union. We collaborate across borders to deliver new solutions that enable European citizens to live longer, healthier lives.
As Europeans tackle the challenges of increasing chronic diseases and multi-morbidity, they seek to realise technology's potential to move beyond conventional approaches to treatment, prevention and healthy lifestyles. To succeed, Europe needs thought leaders, innovators and efficient ways to bring innovative healthcare solutions to market.
EIT Health addresses these needs. We connect all relevant healthcare players across European borders – making sure to include all sides of the “knowledge triangle”, so that innovation can happen at the intersection of research, education and business for the benefit of citizens.
We give health innovators access to the market, funding and the expertise of our network. We facilitate innovation through programmes, workshops and initiatives. We collaborate on international projects and disseminate our findings to the public. We create new products and services for healthy lives in Europe. And we educate, through citizen engagement activities, innovation programmes and skills training.
An EIT Knowledge and Innovation Community
EIT Health is a Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC) established by the European Institute for Innovation & Technology (EIT), an independent EU body set up in 2008 to promote innovation and entrepreneurship across Europe.