Prades Sandra
Eit Health Spain Office Manager
EIT Health Spain


15 November 2018

Call for EIT Health Hub to cooperate in RIS: Croatia, Czech Rep., Latvia – until 15 Nov.

EIT Health is now seeking organisations in Latvia, Croatia and the Czech Republic to cooperate as EIT Health Hubs in the EIT Regional Innovation Scheme (RIS). EIT Health's RIS is designed to close the gap between regions that are leaders in healthcar ...

23 November 2018

Business plan competition: Learn 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 access to various data sets, through a business plan competition organised by EIT Hea ...

23 November 2018

Participate in the final edition of the d-HealthyLife pilot training course

This is an invitation to participate in the fourth and final edition of the d-HealthyLife pilot training course “Co-creating, motivating and innovating in d-Health solutions" in Barcelona. This edition will be aimed at various industry stakeholde ...

26 November 2018

International Winter Academy: Words and Ageing

  The International Winter Academy aims at fostering the generation of innovative products for older persons by informing healthcare professionals about the needs and desires of older persons.  The International Winter Academy offers innova ...

27 November 2018

Innovation Days at Sorbonne Université

  Sorbonne University and IUIS (Health Engineering University Institute) are proud to host their very first EIT Health Innovation Days event! Participate in a one-day design thinking and pitch training moment. Work in multidisciplinary team ...

Upcoming Events

EIT Health Spain

EIT Health Spain has partners from five regions (Catalonia, Madrid, Valencia, Basque Country and Andalusia) offering a vibrant innovation environment with close ties between businesses, universities, university hospitals and healthcare providers who act as strong agents in the three pillars of the innovation triangle: research, education and business creation.

Our vision is to be a reference alliance in health, enhancing the prevention and promotion of active aging and improvement of the chronic patient. We work to ensure sustainability of the Spanish node and foster collaboration at both the national and international levels.

EIT Health Spain partners' competences and strengths cover five key strategic areas: treating and managing chronic diseases, employing big data and health analytics, self-managing health, overcoming functional loss and improving the healthcare system.

Our CLC headquarters are located in the Barcelona Science Park, at the University of Barcelona.

EIT Health Spain News

Students work on healthcare innovation in teams; one more date set for March

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 ...

Co-creating new strategies to help citizens and patients be in control of their food intake

EIT Health and EIT Food organise workshop on food and health

The Barcelona Science Park hosted the event organised by EIT Health Spain and EIT Food CLC South with the aim of promoting synergies and fostering collaboration between agents of both ecosystems. The 54 participants from 11 different countries attende ...

A three-day workshop in Barcelona supporting female leaders and innovators in identifying opportunities

WE Health Module 3: Empowering Women Leadership in Health Innovation

On 17-19 September, IESE Business School hosted the third module of the Capacity Building Programme offered by the Empowering Women Entrepreneurship in Health Innovation (WE Health), a strategic EIT Health Campus project. Around forty women from seven ...

Five of our nominees were finalists for EIT Awards

EIT Health wins 3 of 5 top European awards for innovations to treat cancer, predict Alzheimer’s and detect stroke risk

The scientist-CEO behind a ground-breaking treatment for cancer, and start-ups that screen for stroke risk and the likelihood of developing Alzheimer’s, were winners as EIT Health nominees took three of the five EIT Awards at the 4 October 2018 INNOVE ...

The 4th call of CaixaImpulse programme guides 20 biomedical projects from the laboratory to the market

Caixampulse will help 20 biomedical projects towards the market

The development of a diagnostic kit for patients with septicaemia and septic shock, a coating bacterial repellent to reduce hospital-acquired infections and new therapeutic treatments against different types of cancer are examples of some of the 20 bi ...

During the event, EIT Health initiatives were promoted as well.

EIT Health participates in BioSpain

EIT Health Spain was present at the IX International BioSpain Biotechnology Meeting 2018, organised by the Spanish Association of Biocompanies (ASEBIO) and the Government of Andalusia. The event was held this year on 25-27 September, in the Palace of ...

This course focused on co-creation methods for developing d-health solutions

A recap on the d-HealthyLife pilot training course in Barcelona

Thirty participants from different countries and sectors - around nineteen of whom were part of EIT Health Partners - attended this training which aimed to introduce digital health professionals to product co-creation processes.

Support for early-stage start-ups

EIT Health Spain names 15 winners of Headstart funding

EIT Health Spain has announced 15 local winners of Headstart funds – which are grants designed to help early-stage companies and SMEs develop their new products and services.

EIT Health partners will host the 2nd Business in Biobanking and Population Health Data event

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 Population Health Data event. The event ...

This programme is addressed to programme directors and trainers of healthcare

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.

EIT Health Campus activity empowers older adults with intellectual disabilities

Project leader writes about P-PALs for Ireland's frontline

EIT Health Campus's Physical Activity Leader Project (P-PALs) aims to enable older people with intellectual disabilities to become physical activity leaders in their communities, Dr Mary-Ann O'Donovan explains in an article for frontline, an Irish pub ...

EIT Health concludes its ten-day training for innovators and entrepreneurs

INnovating the JOY of Eating for Healthy Ageing (INJOY)

On Wednesday 4 July, the University of Barcelona Biomarkers and Nutrimetabolomics group concluded its 10-day training pilot programme, INnovating the JOY of Eating for Healthy Ageing (INJOY) EIT Health Summer School.

Working Groups discuss topics that positively impact citizen and patient health

EIT Health Spain holds first Think Tank Round Table on Big Data

The roundtable on “The use of existing Big Data to improve Healthcare: Spanish contribution to the topic” took place in Barcelona, organised by EIT Health Spain and hosted by the IESE Business School.

Around thirty students were introduced to the application of AI in the healthcare practice

HelloAI Summer School: A Summer School on Artificial Intelligence (AI)

The HelloAI Summer School, previously held in Budapest and Stockholm, was organised by Leitat, GE Healthcare and KTH with the support of EIT Health. Most of the attendees were trained in bioengineering and medicine, and came from several European coun ...

Providing consulting services to spin-off and start-up companies, entrepreneurs and research centres

GENESIS Biomed joins EIT Health Spain as an associate partner

EIT Health Spain announces the appointment of GENESIS Biomed as a new associate partner. GENESIS Biomed is a consultancy firm in the biomedical healthcare sector specialised in providing consulting services to entrepreneurs and researchers and support ...

This course provides theory, skills and fundamental tools for co-creating and co-designing research and innovation projects

The second edition of CRISH has taken place in Barcelona

Managers, researchers, entrepreneurs and health professionals have met for two days in the University of Barcelona to obtain multidisciplinary knowledge that allows them to work together with patients and the general public on the new health trends.

The project started with a workshop hosted by IESE Business School

The SEP GHIM Project

Senior Executive Programme in Global Health Innovation Management (SEP GHIM) is a EIT Health Campus programme which provides capacity building and supports the global health executives to become real changers and foster local business creation. This s ...

Programme seeks to help women become successful healthcare entrepreneurs

After Stockholm workshop for women, WE Health takes applicants for Munich until 27 May

Following an initial workshop helping women explore their visions, entrepreneurial ambitions and leadership abilities, applications are being accepted until 27 May 2018 for a second WE Health workshop, which will focuses more specifically on the entre ...

Spanish EIT KICs present their strategy to the General Secretary of Science and Innovation

EIT Cross-KIC Spain presents model for European competitiveness

The strategic meeting highlighted the importance of platforms which represent a new model to boost European competitiveness through innovation. This socio-technological framework emerges as a key tool in the development of new products and services to ...

Smart glasses, low cost exoskeletons and anti-stress devices, among the projects selected to participate in the programme

CRAASH Barcelona launched with a two-day intensive training and final discussion panel

The 12-week programme supported by EIT Health helps European research teams launch innovations in devices, diagnostics and digital tools to improve health and patient care. On Monday, six local and two international projects started their participatio ...