Dr
Menno Kok
CLC Director
EIT Health Belgium The Netherlands

Opportunities

04 October 2019

Start-up Kick Off Training: Make your own entrepreneurship journey

Start-up kick off (Paris E-Lab) is a two-week training divided into two modules hosted by the University of Naples Federico II and Sorbonne University. This training aims to help participants to develop their own entrepreneurship project and turn int ...

16 August 2019

Life science entrepreneurs build abilities in the Hard Skills programme

Recruitment has started for the first edition of the EIT Health Hard Skills programme, organised by EIT Health and the Center for Innovation and Technology Transfer with Celon Pharma cooperation. The course provides training for scientists and entre ...

26 July 2019

Accelerator invites start-ups seeking investment to pitch in the Rising Star Sessions

EIT Health Accelerator is once again inviting applications from seed companies (pre-series A funding, up to €1 million seed capital raised) or projects who want to present themselves in short pitches in Basel, Switzerland, at the Seventh Annual Health ...

31 July 2019

Alumni receive a €500 discount for H-Impact course

Registered EIT Health Alumni interested in intra- and entrepreneurial methods to develop their innovation skills receive a 500 EUR discount for the 10-week course H-Impact run by Ghent University. The H-impact programme gives participants the chance ...

30 July 2019

Ambassadors in Healthcare Innovation targets healthcare professionals with new ideas

The EIT Health Ambassadors in Healthcare Innovation programme will give as many as  45 healthcare professionals the entrepreneurial mind-set, skills and competencies to identify, develop and implement innovative solutions to challenges within th ...

EIT Health Belgium-Netherlands

Winners of an EIT Health pitch event held September 2016 in Rotterdam to present Belgian and Dutch enterprises.

EIT Health Belgium-Netherlands is located in the Rotterdam business district in the newly established Cambridge Innovation Center-business incubator, just 30 minutes from Schiphol Airport and 15 minutes from Rotterdam airport . Most of the partners of EIT Health Belgium-Netherlands are located within an hour’s travel of the headquarters.

EIT Health Belgium-Netherlands News

EIT Health Belgium-Netherlands awards 9 start-ups Headstart support and €50 000

In the first Headstart call of 2019, EIT Health Belgium-Netherlands awarded nine start-ups with support that includes €50 000 in funding. The goal of the support is to accelerate start-ups a ...
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EIT Food and EIT Health Partners identify areas for cooperation at the Food4Health Workshop

The role of nutrition in preventing disease, and in helping cancer patients maintain their health, were part of the discussion when members of the EIT Health and EIT F ...
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EIT Health BeNe's Carmen van Vilsteren named to top board in Netherlands

Carmen van Vilsteren, who chairs the EIT Health Belgium / Netherlands Supervisory Board, has been named the new standard-bearer of the Dutch Life Sciences & Health Top Sector, a high-profile body established by the Netherlands’ Ministry of Eco ...
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EIT Health and EIT Food kick off Food4Health initiative

The Food4Health collaboration, a joint initiative between EIT Food and EIT Health, was officially launched on 4 March 2019 with a kick-off meeting at the offices of EIT Health Spain in Barcelona.
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EIT Health sends five start-ups to pitch at European Life Sciences CEO Forum

The 12th Annual European Life Sciences CEO Forum kicks off in Zurich, Switzerland today, and will include pitches by five start-ups that are supported by EIT Health. Organised by Sachs Associates, the forum seeks to encourage i ...
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SeraNovo awarded an EIT Health Headstart grant to solve the insoluble

If drugs do not dissolve well, they cannot be absorbed by the person taking them, but with EIT Health Headstart support, SeraNovo is working on an innovation to improve drug solubility.
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Students develop innovations at first EIT Health Arrowhead Workshop for Digital European Health Services

Student teams developed digital healthcare innovations, like an application for personalised medication and a chatb ...
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Healthy Life - Healthy Workplace

On 7 and 8 November, EIT Health Belgium-Netherlands organised the second of three EIT Health Ideation Workshops in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. The Ideation Workshop focused on the Focus Areas “Employer leadership in improving health outcomes in the wo ...
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EIT Health-backed innovation FibriCheck earns FDA approval

Qompium, an EIT Health-backed start-up is ready to enter the American market after receiving US FDA approval for its FibriCheck app to screen for stroke risk and other health problems. The news was announced 8 October 2018, just days after Bieke Van G ...
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Students can innovate at I-Day events around Europe in November

Details have been released for 17 Innovation Days scheduled around Europe in November, to offer hundreds of students the opportunity to learn entrepreneurial skills and work in teams on developing healthcare innovations. Another event is set for March ...
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Business plan contest: See what a biobank can do for your start-up and win a €10 000 voucher

Start-ups and SMEs can reap the benefits of the rich health data available in biobanks and other population health databases, and even get €10 000 worth of free ac ...
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European Health Catapult Biotech Semifinal Winners selected

The first of the three European Health Catapult (EHC) Semifinals took place in Leuven, Belgium on 24-26 September 2018. A total of 13 exceptional biotech start-ups participated in a two-day intensive training aimed at strengthening their value proposi ...
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Three more EIT Health degree programmes earn EIT Label

Three new EIT Health degree programmes joined the two that were already awarded the EIT Label, a certificate of quality for Master and Doctoral programmes that combine excellent scientific education with innovation and entrepreneurship training. EIT-L ...
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EIT Health launches EU-wide crowdfunding through partnership with aescuvest

EIT Health on 18 September 2018 announced the launch of the first pan-European equity crowdfunding platform for European healthcare companies. Created through a partnership with crowdfunding expert aescuvest, the initiative allows ...
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EIT Health Belgium-Netherlands awards four start-ups with HeadStart Funding

HeadStart Funding supports start-ups in taking their next step to the market by accelerating market entry and by creating new economic activity more effectively. In addition to the €50 000 cash award, EIT Health and its partners pr ...
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Business in Biobanking and Population Health Data Event: Register by 5 September

On the 13-14 of September, EIT Health partners University Medical Center Groningen and University Groningen Centre for Entrepreneurship, together with Biomarker Bay, will host the 2nd Business in Biobanking and ...
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Train the Healthcare Manager Trainer programme 1st edition: Register by 31 August 2018

The "Train the Healthcare Manager Trainer" is a three-day programme for developing teacher capabilities on emerging competencies for senior healthcare managers.
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EIT Health BioEntrepreneur Bootcamp - apply now

The EIT Health BioEntrepreneur Bootcamp lead by BioM targets biomedical founding teams in the pre-seed or seed phase. It provides them with the necessary funding to be able to participate in the programme. Biomedical teams located in Europe can develo ...
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Success of IBV in Horizon 2020 calls involves five EIT Health partners

Two Horizon 2020 proposals coordinated by Instituto de Biomecánica (IBV), which include several EIT Health partners in their consortia, have been selected for funding in 2017 calls.
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