Jean Marc Bourez
Managing Director
EIT Health France


31 October 2019

Free seminar for women entrepreneurs in the health sector

Participate for free in a 5 November 2019 seminar for women entrepreneurs in the health sector, organised by the Femmes Et Renouveau Economique (FERE) Research chair at the Grenoble School of Management and EIT Health’s WE Health-Empowering Women in ...

15 November 2019

EIT Health Alumni photo contest: Post your pictures!

Do you have a flair for photography and share our passion for the EIT Health Alumni Community? Take a picture that shows the spirit of our Alumni community best, post it on our EIT Health Alumni facebook page&n ...

04 November 2019

Participate in the EIT Health AMR Hackathon 2019

EIT Health invites all medical and veterinary students and doctors, infection control practitioners and individuals working in the health sector interested in making a real change in the field of AMR (Antimicrobial Resistance) to be part of EIT Health ...

16 November 2019

Students can cooperate and compete in 31 i-Days around Europe, 10 October-16 November 2019

EIT Health Innovation Days (i-Days) promote health innovation among university students through one-to-two-day programmes held at academic institutions around Europe. Students receive an introduction to practical health innovation tools and work in mu ...

31 December 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 st ...

EIT Health France

EIT Health France is headquartered in Sorbonne Université's Campus in the city of Paris, a vibrant financial and economic center with a long record of innovation and business incubation and a highly developed and dynamic innovation ecosystem.

We also have a satellite office in Auvergne-Rhône- Alpes, which includes a strong community of existing clusters and incubators with innovative startups, SMEs and joint teams from major academic and industrial stakeholders.


EIT Health France gathers excellent partners from the health ecosystems, with industrial partners in big pharma, medtech, biotech, healthcare and big data companies, as well as academic partners like leading universities and research institutes.

The Wild Card programe, pioneered by EIT Health, is a great example to give an idea of our missions and activities. This programme is aiming to bring together the brightest minds in our health ecosystem to work on two of Europe's most complex healthcare challenges. The 2018-2019 Wild Card challenges are focusing on both mental and brain health and the application of digital biomarkers to improve early diagnostics.


Read the EIT Health France Annual Report 2018

Learn more about EIT Health Partnership and the different processes

EIT Health France News

Health Impact: Let's get to the heart of this Training Programme in Intrapreneurship

The two modules of this three-part training programme took place in Grenoble from 24 to 28 June and in Stockholm from 10 to 13 September 2019. To find out more, we met one of the professors and o ...
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EIT Health-backed innovation for children with type 1 diabetes triumphs in prestigious European awards

Innovation in children’s healthcare is having a moment in the spotlight, following an award win for a pioneering technology ...
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AI Factory for health

You want to be accelerated by 2 main company in Europe, participate to the AI For Health program leaded by Microsoft and Astrazeneca.
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Virtual reality for oPerating Room

EIT Health's partners, Grenoble Ecole de Management, University Grenoble Alpes, Imperial College London and Heidelberg University have joined hands with the start-up Simango to deliver the first virtual reality training on infection control in operati ...
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EIT Health-supported start-up Diabeloop wins big display in New York's Times Square

As a winner of the 20 September Investors Day Pitch contest, organised by EIT and Nasdaq, Diabeloop, a start-up supported by EIT Health, was awarded the prize of being promoted in a massive billboard ...
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EIT Health start-up Diabeloop rang the Nasdaq Nordic Bell

On September 20th, thanks to EIT Health, Marc Julien, co-CEO, who is currently leading the second fundraising round for Diabeloop, presented its project during the EIT Investors Day in Stockholm and won the Nasdaq contest. This event organised jointly ...
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MOVAGE-ACT: Journée porte ouverte

Participez à un projet européen ! Venez échanger sur vos motivations ou découragements et découvrir de nouvelles pistes le 7 octobre !
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Corporate and investors are invited to join the European Health Catapult Semi-finals

EIT Health warmly invites its corporate partners and investors part of the network to attend the European Health Catapult Semi-Finals
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Innovation Fellowships Day 2019

On September 6th, EIT Health academic and industrial partners participated to an Innovation Fellowships Workshop organised by Sorbonne Université, Medicen and the Institut Universitaire d’Ingénierie en Santé (IUIS).
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Innovation Days 2019 in France

Innovation Days promote health innovation among university students through one-to-two-day programmes held at academic institutions around Europe. Students receive an introduction to practical health innovation tools and work in multidisciplinary team ...
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Protect Ur Life 2019, 2nd Edition

On August 31st – September 1st, the pulse of the city of Paris beated to the rhythm of risk prevention for bone fragility and cardiovascular disease.
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EIT Health at MedInfo 2019

As a partner of the event, EIT Health was present for the 17th edition of the MedInfo 2019 World Congress of Medical Informatics, which was held in Lyon from 26 to 30 August.
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International seminar Service Offer & Motivations of the Elderly: Bridging the gap with Health Assets

This seminar will bring together around a hundred French and European players and decision-makers of the silver economy : insur ...
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EIT Health GoGlobal will introduce 13 European companies to the Canadian market

Following an intensive selection process by a dedicated European-Canadian jury, 13 European companies were named as participants the 2019 edition of the EIT Health GoGlobal Canada programme, which will offer them a ...
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Talent Crunch Round-table 2019

EIT Health France participated on 18 June in a round table organised by Strammer (French Network Partner) about the Talent Crunch in the healthcare professions.
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EIT Health's projects and masterclass at FUTUR.E.S 2019

EIT Health was present during Futur.e.s, the first European festival of digital and sustainable innovation, organized by our partner Cap Digital on the 13th and 14th of June 2019.
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EIT Health France awards 15 start-ups Headstart support for 2019

EIT Health France chose 15 French start-ups as winners of EIT Health Headstart support after an intensive three days of pitching by 31 contestants during 1-3 July 2019. The winning start-ups are developing innovations like improved cancer-drug deliver ...
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16 french start-ups selected for GoGlobal

EIT Health’s GoGlobal aims to provide companies in medtech, biotech and digital health with the competence needed for international expansion.
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The French Selection of the 2019 Headstart Funding Programme Pitch Hearing

During three intensives days on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd of July 2019, in the headquarters of EIT Health France, the representatives of 31 selected start-ups pitched their ideas in front of high-level experts represented by members partner ...
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A France-Germany Bilateral Meeting

For this year’s EIT Health Germany Annual Symposium EIT Health France join forces with EIT Health Germany to focus on cross-border cooperation in two very important fields: “Artificial Intelligence in Health” and “Antimicrobial Resistance”.
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Regional Selections of the European Health Catapult in France

On May 23rd, 2019, EIT Health France organised a public pitching contest for the Regional Selections of the European Health Catapult programme where the best French start-ups in each category (Medtech, Biotech and Digital Health) pitched their busines ...
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EIT Health France's Plaza Open Day

The EIT Health France team opened their doors to assist partners with their projects submission on Plaza.
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EIT Health France reaches out to patients' associations, citizens' collectives and others for new collaborations

The EIT Health France team continues to evolve to meet needs of partners and contri ...
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Video: Workshop on EIT Health Innovation Project that helps fight superbugs

A new video provides a presentation of a workshop organised around BL-DetectTool, an EIT Health Innovation Project that supports a simple affordable system for detecting antimicrobial-resistant superbugs. The gathering, held in Bar ...
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Altran and Sanofi support Wild Card challenge regarding mental and brain health

Altran and Sanofi, two core EIT Health partners from France, are supporting one of the two challenges laid out for this year’s EIT Health Wild Card programme: mental and brain health.
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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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French start-ups awarded by EIT Health during European Summit 2018

After the grand finale that took place in Lodz, the winners of the European Health Catapult Business Plan Competition – in the three categories of Biotech, Medtech and Digital Health – were chosen by a professional jury following pitches by 22 finalis ...
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EIT Health France announces winning start-ups of Headstart Funding Programme 2018

Six of eleven start-ups supported by the 2018 EIT Health France HeadStart Funding Programme have been selected to receive an additional €10 000 support to develop their projects.
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The winners of the University of Grenoble Alpes Innovation Day have been chosen

Laura, Loïc, Maxime, Olivier and Tiffany won the Grenoble edition of the Innovation Days event organised this year in 18 European universities - all partners of EIT Health. The final stage of the Innovation Days too ...
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The winner of the Sorbonne University Innovation Day has been chosen

Innovation Days encourage and promote health innovation amongst students. On 29 November, at Sorbonne University’s Faculty of Medicine, the challenge which required entreprenurial spirits and creative thinking was approached by nearly 40 students, mos ...
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