EIT Health Scandinavia
EIT Health Scandinavia, the regional representation of Partners located in Denmark, Sweden and Estonia, drives a range of activities to support promising start-ups and education initiatives designed to further healthcare innovation.
EIT Health Scandinavia derives its power from 18 partners, comprised of healthcare providers, strong industrial leaders and highly engaged universities and business schools, who together benefit from EIT Health’s unique collaborative environment.
The partnership includes:
- Seven public partners – the strongest representation of public partners within the overall EIT Health network. Our public partners serve and represent nearly 50% of the Danish and Swedish population.
- Six prestigious universities and a business school.
- Three leaders in the life science industry and a national research and innovation institute.
Through its network of prestigious Danish, Swedish, Estonian partners, affiliated organisations, innovation ecoystems and regional collaborators, EIT Health Scandinavia has strong connections to the local start-up scenes and investor communities in all health-related sectors.
Support to start-ups, education
Start-ups and SMEs supported by EIT Health Scandinavia include such success stories as STHLM3, the blood-based test for Prostate cancer and winner of 2017 EIT Innovators award, as well as Ilya Pharma, TADA Medical and many others.
Education and degree programmes supported by EIT Health Scandinavia include the EIT-labelled Master of Science in Innovation and Healthcare, the EIT-labelled PhD programme Research, Entrepreneurship Combining Innovation with PhD Education (RECIPE), the Fellowships Network, the citizen outreach activity Run4Health, and several Summer Schools and Innovation Days.