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HeaLIQs4Cities 2019: Healthy Living Room on-the-go reaches out to citizens

HeaLIQs4Cities is one of the EIT Health projects enhancing healthier lives of European citizens. For the first time the Healthy Living Room is mobile, hitting the road on 4 September 2019.
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The three most popular domains of early-stage healthcare innovations in Central, Eastern and Southern Europe

On the basis of their experience with participants of EIT Jumpstarter programme, experts running th ...
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EIT Health-accelerated start-up launches innovative AI yoga app

YogaNotch is an innovative app developed by Notch Interfaces, a Hungarian start-up that won an EIT Health InnoStars Award in 2016. Almost three years after the team received EIT Health support, they have launched an intelligent application and smart d ...
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EIT Hub presented in Israel

The establishment of the EIT Hub in Israel is expected to expand the EIT Community’s presence and volume of activities in the country in particular in the area of business support.
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InnoStars Awards 2019 boost 15 start-ups from Regional Innovation Scheme countries

Fifteen start-ups from Central, Eastern and Southern European countries that are still developing in terms of healthcare innovation will be given €25 000 in funding, as well as training and mentorin ...
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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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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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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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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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EIT Health Partner wins prestigious competition

The Medical University of Łódź, a Core Partner of EIT Health, has won the prestigious TEAM-NET competition with its project, titled, “We will cure neutropenia (FIXNET)”.
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Spanish Innovation Health sector meets up in Barcelona – see videos

Partners, innovators, researchers and education professionals gathered in Barcelona, Spain, 15 January 2019, at the Third EIT Health Spain annual meeting. The event was hosted by IESE Business School and chaired by Teresa Riesgo, Managing Director of ...
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EIT events changed the lives of more than 200 innovative teams in 2018

EIT (the European Institute of Innovation and Technology) changed the lives of the innovative teams who work on projects that will change our lives in the future. More than 200 teams applied to EIT Health, Raw Materials and Food-related Accelerator pr ...
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RIS Hub in Romania promotes EIT Health and innovation in healthcare

In November and December, FreshBlood HealthTech Community, the RIS Hub based in Cluj-Napoca in Romania, arranged a series of events raising awareness and promoting EIT Health programmes for students, start-ups and other professionals.
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Innovation in sports injury prevention wins EIT Health Alumni Showcase pitching

Researchers from the University of Porto and the University of Naples Federico II won the final competition of the EIT Health Alumni Showcase pitch contest with an innovation to prevent injury in athletes. The event ...
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University of Porto looking for Partners for Living Lab

A Living Lab is an open innovation ecosystem, which emerges, in most cases, from a regional context (in a city, for example). Its goal is to promote and emphasize the co-creation of innovative projects among the involved entities (researchers, compani ...
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The Living Lab Experience in Portugal

EIT Health's "The Living Lab Experience" workshop took place at Hard Club, Porto, on 27 November. The EIT Health meeting was part of the U.Porto Entreprenow event, organised by U.Porto Innovation with the support of several partners.
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EIT Health VentureLab: Start-ups compete with final pitches

EIT Health VentureLab's closing event for 2018 brought more than 80 guests to the A38 Boat in Budapest on 12 December for a "Demo Day", featuring pitches by participants in the EIT Health Accelerator programme, which is designed to provide start-ups w ...
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Three digital healthcare start-ups awarded in Poland during Innovation Day

The Medical University of Gdańsk – one of the RIS Hubs - in cooperation with the Medical University of Łódź – the Core Partner of EIT Health InnoStars - organised the Innovation Days that took place on 27–28 November 2018, in Poland. T ...
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Second RIS Hub Summit in Łódź – Focusing on actions

RIS Hub representatives and the InnoStars RIS team met on 6 December in Łódź, Poland to discuss the learnings of the year and the future perspectives through the planned actions for 2019. The recently selected three new RIS Hubs from Croatia, the Czec ...
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EIT Health Awareness Raising Event organised by RIS Hub

The meeting was organised by the Technology Transfer Office at the Medical University of Gdańsk - one of the RIS Hubs - on 12 December. The event was dedicated to students, PhD students and MUG’s scientists.
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Three of the European Health Catapult 2018 Winners are from InnoStars

The Grand Final of European Health Catapult took place during the annual EIT Health Summit in Łódź, Poland. The representatives of InnoStars network were among top three in each and every European Health Catapult category.
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Smart-Up Lab 2018 has a winner!

On 13 December, the University of Naples Federico II, an EIT Health Partner, organised a Final Pitch Contest for the teams of Smart-up Lab@Naples and the graduation ceremony for the participants of the programme. The winner is Belti Team, who created ...
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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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Final KTI 2018 Workshop organised in Erlangen, Germany

On 6–8 November, as the third international Regional Innovation Scheme Knowledge Triangle Integration (KTI) event of the year, EIT Health InnoStars continued to promote insights and good practices of the most successful innovation ecosystems – this ti ...
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"Berrito" – the winner of the “3 Day Start-up” programme

The 3 Day Start-up programme was organised by the University of Porto and Start-up Buzz (a students’ organisation dedicated to promoting entrepreneurship), in Porto. With multiple local partners and numerous editions held over nine years, there have b ...
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“Praça da Saúde” in Porto

“Praça da Saúde” is an EIT Health event, which is a result of the collaboration between the University of Porto, the University of Coimbra, Pedro Nunes Institute and other entities associated with the University of Porto. The event took place on 23 No ...
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