Menno Kok
CLC Director
EIT Health Belgium The Netherlands


25 January 2019

Science to Business workshop for PhD students

PhD students linked to EIT Health can join with start-ups in other EIT Knowledge and Innovation Communities for the “Science to Business (S2B)” workshop. This is a short programme for researchers and scientists which teaches you to create value f ...

31 January 2019

Future Learn MOOC: Managing my Own Health Data

The advances in technology - social networks, health devices, mobile apps, websites about diesase - have created huge amounts of biomedical data about us. In this course you will explore how you can actively manage your own health data. You will ...

22 February 2019

SEP GHIM - Senior Executive Programme in Global Health Innovation Management

The SEP GHIM programme provides a unique opportunity for the global health innovator to gain in knowledge, insights and skills to make a real difference in Global Health. Through an innovative experiential learning model, participants will experience ...

31 March 2019

The Investor Network is open for start-ups looking for funding

The EIT Health Investor Network is the first pan-European, EU-driven network solely focused on financing health innovation. This programme, part of EIT Health Accelerator, aims to connect European health-oriented investors and promising start-ups thr ...

01 March 2019

Dutch-language online courses to help seniors reduce drug use running through March 1

LESSDRUGS, a Dutch-language online course that uses microlearning to helps seniors rethink, and hopefully reduce, their use of drugs is being given in one segment every month from June 2018 through March 2019. Each segment covers a different ...

Upcoming Events

21.02.2019 - 21.02.2019 Leuven, Belgium
29.01.2019 - 21.02.2019 Rotterdam, Netherlands
15.10.2018 - 15.10.2018 Munich, Germany
All Events

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

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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Seven Digital Health Start-ups selected for the European health Catapult Final in London

EIT Health has announced the winning start-ups who will compete in the digital health category in the European Health Catapult Contest. The start-ups were chosen on a pitching con ...
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EIT Health course: '(re)discover seniors'

What is important to 55+ citizens? What are their values and desires? Learn how to better understand and engage with your older client and customer in our new course (Re)discover Seniors.
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EIT Health-supported projects nominated for EIT Awards 2017

Two start-ups and two Innovation Projects supported by EIT Health have been nominated for the EIT Awards 2017, a competition showcasing some of Europe's most exciting innovations from all the KICs. The Accelerator-supported projects COLDPLASMATECH and ...
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Free MOOC: Healthy Ageing in 6 Steps

Learn how to make healthy choices and adjustments to your lifestyle and environment to help you live a healthier, happier and longer life. Join the rerun of the EIT Health Campus MOOC ‘Healthy Ageing in 6 Steps. Let your environment do the work’! Star ...
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