Jorge Fernandez Garcia
The EIT Health Innovation Projects programme provides comprehensive support for innovations that show the potential to have a positive impact on healthcare. The most promising ideas are developed into commercially viable products through a multi-disciplinary approach, involving business, medicine, IT and other fields of knowledge.
The ideas chosen for support by the Innovation Projects pillar target the key societal challenges addressed by EIT Health: Supporting healthy living, active ageing and improvements in healthcare. Innovation Projects offer theree different kinds of support:
- Innovation by Ideas: New, solution-driven ideas that the creators believe will benefit society by improving healthcare.
- Innovation by Design: Needs-driven projects that are created to address a recognised market need or societal problem, to deliver tangible results for citizens.
- Wild Card Projects: Innovative, high-risk and ground-breaking ideas that address healthcare challenges and have the potential to transform an area within European healthcare.
- Innovation by Ideas
- AGILIS: Restoration of hand Functions in Tetraplegia through Selective Neural Electrical StimulationADVANCE: Advancing and evaluating a breakthrough Diagnostic interVention for Acute uriNary traCt infEctionINFINITy: INtelligent system to empower Functional Independence of people with mild cogNItive impairmenTs
- Innovation by Design
- Wild Card