Roberta Giammaria
Public Affairs And Communications Manager
EIT Health UK-Ireland


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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 UK-Ireland

Located in the heart of London, overlooking the canal near Paddington Station, EIT Health UK-Ireland coordinates a dynamic network of private and public Partners. We work with world-leading academic institutions, such as Imperial College London, Oxford University and Trinity College Dublin. Our Partners also include some of the largest companies in Europe, such as Medtronic, Home Instead Senior Care and Astra Zeneca, and we are the CLC of reference for a group of academic health-science networks (which are clusters comprising academia, the National Health Service and the private sector, aimed at improving patient population and health outcomes.) Together with the EIT Health partners from across Europe, we work to advance the quality of life for all Europeans – ultimately contributing to the affordability and sustainability of healthcare.

EIT Health UK-Ireland News

Meet the entrepreneurs heading to the UK-Ireland Headstart Award Finals 2019

EIT Health UK-Ireland is proud to announce the 22 finalists chosen to compete for UK-Ireland Headstart awards. These finalists will pitch their business ideas in Dublin, Ireland, on 17 July 2019, in front of an expert jury comp ...
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Three student teams win pitch contest for mobile health E-Lab

A hearing device that uses machine learning to support memory recall, a solution to promote habits that are part of a healthier lifestyle and a wearable that dispenses daily medication were judged the top three ideas in a 16 April 2019 pitch contest h ...
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Innovative Campus summer school makes physical education inclusive

The EIT Health InPhysEd Summer School will be organised by Trinity College Dublin, running between 7-12 July 2019 in Dublin and 14-19 July in Munich. The school will encourage participants to develop and pitch solutions to the challenge of including s ...
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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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EIT Health Think Tank releases report on Big Data and healthcare at Summit

The results of the first year of EIT Health Think Tank discussions, covering the potential for Big Data in healthcare, were presented 5 December 2018 at the EIT Health Summit in Lodz, Poland, and are now available online here.
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Meet the UK-Ireland Entrepreneurs: Loci Orthopaedics

In July 2018 Loci Orthopaedics closed a 2.75m Seed Investment Round, bringing essential advances in surgical intervention for thumb-base arthritis one step closer to the market.
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EIT Health 2018 HeadStart Winner Inovus Medical announces launch of Bozzini™

The Bozzini™ Hysteroscopy Simulator by Inovus Medical is a first of its kind in the delivery of close to life, affordable, turnkey hysteroscopy simulation.
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EIT Health UK-Ireland 2018 DPhil/PhD Transition Fellowships Awards Announced

We are very happy to announce the results of the EIT Health DPhil/PhD Transition Fellowships 2018, which have been awarded to four new and inspiring DPhil students, specialising in areas such as improving stem cells research, t ...
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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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