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Start-ups to present during EIT Health Start-ups Meet Pharma Demo Day, 26 July

Fourteen start-ups will showcase the solutions they have developed in the course of the inaugural version of the EIT Health Start-Ups Meet Pharma Programme during a Demo Day on 26 July 2019 in Heidelberg, Germany. Those ...
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After months of preparation, healthcare start-ups pitch in EIT Health Wild Card 2019 final

Six teams, made up of some of Europe’s most promising, innovative entrepreneurs, gather to pitch their ideas for transforming European healthcare in EIT Health’s Wild Card ...
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InnoStars names 15 innovative healthcare start-ups as recipients of 2019 EIT Health Headstart support

EIT Health InnoStars has chosen 15 InnoStars start-ups as the winners of EIT Health Headstart support for 2019. They will recei ...
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EIT Health nominates outstanding healthcare innovators for prestigious EIT Awards 2019

EIT Health’s nominees for the EIT Awards 2019 have promising innovations: A wireless, contactless system for unobtrusive home monitoring of patients while they sleep; a system to help chi ...
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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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Bridgehead chooses 15 more start-ups for support in 2nd selection round for 2019

In its second round of selections for 2019, EIT Health’s Bridgehead chose 15 promising start-ups to receive support on their international journeys, during which they will take their healthcare innovation produc ...
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EIT Health Belgium-Netherlands awards 9 start-ups Headstart support and €50 000

In the first Headstart call of 2019, EIT Health Belgium-Netherlands awarded nine start-ups with support that includes €50 000 in funding. The goal of the support is to accelerate start-ups a ...
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Thirty-five EIT Health Success Stories from 2018 approved by EIT

Among the many successes in healthcare innovation in 2018 made possible by EIT Health, 35 “Success Stories” have been approved as outstanding examples of the work we do by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), an EU body that supp ...
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42 start-ups chosen for the EIT Health European Health Catapult semifinals

Following elimination rounds in all of EIT Health’s Regions, 42 start-ups have been named to compete in the semifinals of EIT Health’s prestigious European Health Catapult competition. The start-ups described below, offering innovative ...
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Thirteen start-ups win EIT Health Scandinavia Headstart awards for 2019

Thirteen start-ups were officially named today as winners of the 2019 EIT Health Scandinavia Headstart awards. Chosen from around 40 applicants, the winners come from all over Scandinavia and will receive funding that helps them take steps towards ...
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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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EIT Health start-ups earn attention at MedtecLIVE in Nuremberg

A degradable ureter stent that does not need removal, smartglasses that can guide a wheelchair and a wearable that controls hand tremors were awarded cash and workspace for winning the pitch contest, as EIT Health gave 19 healthcare start-ups a chance ...
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EIT Food and EIT Health Partners identify areas for cooperation at the Food4Health Workshop

The role of nutrition in preventing disease, and in helping cancer patients maintain their health, were part of the discussion when members of the EIT Health and EIT F ...
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EIT Health Wild Card 2019 finalists are now in Business Model Validation mentoring phase

Following their choice in the Wild Card Hackathon in April, the six finalist teams have taken on the next phase of the programme: A 10-week Business Model Validation process to as ...
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Meet the 16 Finalists for the EIT Health Germany Headstart Awards 2019

EIT Health’s extensive portfolio of support programmes for start-ups and young entrepreneurs from across Europe enables them to develop new products and services in healthcare. The EIT Health Headstart Awards (with €50 000 in cash awards) aims to ...
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Accelerating innovative ideas with EIT Jumpstarter in Budapest

The EIT Jumpstarter Budapest bootcamp was the second event of the six Bootcamps organized in Central-Eastern- and Southern-Europe (EIT’s RIS region) by EIT Health, EIT Food and EIT RawMaterials jointly. Bright minds from nine countries and three thema ...
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See the video: Digital Town Hall deep dives into EIT Health 2019 Think Tank topic

The 2019 EIT Health Think Tank topic of "Optimising Innovation Pathways: Future Proofing for Success" was introduced with a Digital Town Hall on 7 May 2019, live from Munich, Germany via video link. The EIT ...
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EIT Health network takes top spots on Europe’s most innovative universities ranking

Last week, Reuters released its top 100 list of Europe’s Most Innovative Universities 2019, which saw universities within the EIT Health network rank highly. In the fourth annual ranking, EIT Health ...
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EIT Health Bridgehead to support cohort of 16 start-ups in expanding into new European markets

EIT Health’s Bridgehead has selected 16 promising start-ups and is going to support them on their international journeys, during which they will take their ...
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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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Go outside the lab: Interview with Oxipit, InnoStars Awards 2018 Winner

EIT Health InnoStars presents a new episode of a series of talks with inspiring people in our community who develop innovative ideas. We ask about their journeys, while developing ideas, their professional career paths and motivations.
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EIT Health launches prestigious 2019 Summer School Programme, targeting healthcare leaders of the future

EIT Health on 23 April 2019 opened registrations for its Summer School Programmes, which are available to students ...
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EIT Health-backed start-up Starling Surgical wins chance to pitch in US

Starling Surgical, a med-tech company supported by EIT Health to develop a device designed to change the way surgical wounds are closed, won the Medtech Innovator Pitch competition in Dublin, Ireland on 8 April 2019.
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Introducing the 2019 EIT Health Think Tank topic: ‘Optimising Innovation Pathways: Future Proofing for Success’

The EIT Health Think Tank will tackle the challenge of “Optimising Innovation Pathways: ...
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Six teams named EIT Health Wild Card 2019 finalists

Six teams have emerged successful from the 31 March-5 April 2019 Wild Card Hackathon, which saw 35 hopeful entrepreneurs from across Europe convene in Amsterdam to work through a number of tasks designed to encourage teamwork and improve business skil ...
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SelfDiagnostics from Estonia presents at MedTech Strategist Forum for investors

The Estonian SME Self-diagnostics was one of two particularly promising European start-ups that EIT Health chose to invite to the Medtech Strategist Forum, which unites more than 450 leading key decision-makers and ...
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Dr. Cristina Bescos is new Managing Director of EIT Health Spain

Dr. Cristina Bescos has been named the new Managing Director of EIT Health Spain. She began her work 8 April 2019, after being approved by the EIT Health Spain Board to take over the position that had been held by Dr. Marco Pugliese since the creation ...
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EIT Health Alumni share experiences of Industry & Innovation Day

The EIT Health Alumni Network joined forces with the Industry & Innovation Day of the International Master in Innovative Medicine (IMIM) from 1-3 March 2019 in Mannheim, Germany. Here they share their experiences of the event and explain how they bene ...
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Mikołaj Gurdała of EIT Health InnoStars discusses tech and medicine with MedExpress.pl

If Polish physicians or medical students want to keep pace with changes, they have to educate themselves now, Mikołaj Gurdała, Innovation Manager & Regional Manager North-Eastern-Europe, ...
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'We developed the contact lens for the ear'

Even though the history of EIT Health is still a very young one, we already have many success stories to tell. Some demonstrate impressively the sustainable success of EIT Health, its work and network. For example PIEMACS and Vibrosonic…
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