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EIT Health’s Matchmaking event 2019 features record number of participants and meetings

More than 340 participants, a large majority of them from EIT Health Partners, came to Berlin 5-7 February 2019 for our annual Matchmaking event, hosted by the German EIT Health partn ...
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Scientific journal praises CLOSE EIT Health Innovation Project

CLOSE, an EIT Health Innovation Project, takes a much-needed and productive approach to achieving greater use of an artificial pancreas (AP) for type-2 diabetes (T2D), according to an article in "Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology", published ...
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SeraNovo awarded an EIT Health Headstart grant to solve the insoluble

If drugs do not dissolve well, they cannot be absorbed by the person taking them, but with EIT Health Headstart support, SeraNovo is working on an innovation to improve drug solubility.
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InnoStars supports Budapest students in presenting innovations

Students from a variety of disciplines were to present their proposals for innovations in healthcare and other fields to an audience of representatives of incubation programmes and investors in MatchPoint, a 6 February 2019 matchmaking programme at Se ...
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EIT Health roundtable features heads of universities and university hospitals

EIT Health leadership discussed strategic directions and ways to strengthen cooperation with key EIT Health partner institutions in roundtable conversations with university rectors and presidents and university hospital CEO ...
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Meet the UK-Ireland Entrepreneurs: Kaido grows with EIT Health Headstart funding

Kaido, a UK-based start-up funded through EIT Health’s Headstart programme, launched Kaido Wellbeing, a health engagement platform that Kaido licenses to employers as an employee wellness strategy, in January 20 ...
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Bluepharma and CRU Hungary are new InnoStars Partners

InnoStars extends a warm welcome to its two newest partners, Bluepharma of Portugal and CRU Hungary.
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EIT Health initiatives nominated for European Association Awards

The EIT Health InnoStars StarShip programme and the Cross-KIC Jumpstarter programme were nominated for European Association Awards, which celebrate the vital work that the European Associations do for and on behalf of their members. Award winners are ...
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Glintt hosts other EIT Health partners in European Innovation Networks event

EIT Health Partner Glintt hosted the "European Innovations Network" in December in Lisbon, where panelists – including those from EIT Health Partners in Spain and Hungary – focused on creating an innovation network that brings ...
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Video: Workshop on EIT Health Innovation Project that helps fight superbugs

A new video provides a presentation of a workshop organised around BL-DetectTool, an EIT Health Innovation Project that supports a simple affordable system for detecting antimicrobial-resistant superbugs. The gathering, held in Bar ...
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Wild Card informational webinar now online

A recording of the 15 January 2019 webinar that explains EIT Health's Wild Card programme and offers advice for applicants is now online.
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EIT Health adds four Partners as seven other Partners upgrade to Core status

EIT Health continued to grow in size, while seeing increased commitment to its partnership, as of 1 January 2019, when four new Partners joined our network and seven existing Partners upgraded their status from Associate Partne ...
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Call for RIS hubs in Slovenia and Estonia: Apply by 29 January

EIT Health is seeking applications by 29 January from organisations in Slovenia and Estonia to cooperate with EIT Health as EIT Health Hub within the EIT Regional Innovation Scheme programme in 2019.
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Find out about Wild Card in a live webinar, Tuesday at 12:30 CET

EIT Health will host an information webinar for potential applicants, and anyone who wants to learn about this year’s Wild Card programme, on Tuesday, 15 January 2019, 12:30 (CET). This will be followed by another Wild Card webinar, specifically targe ...
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Start-ups backed by EIT Health Spain garner strong Horizon 2020 support

Spain received more financing for SMEs than any other country during the last round of the European Commission's Instrument for SMEs in the framework of the Horizon 2020 strategy, and almost 30% of the Spanish start-ups funded are supported by EIT ...
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Videos: Alumni Board Managers interviewed at the EIT Health Summit

Alumni Board Managers Ayse Tolunay and Ben Hayward recorded video interviews at the EIT Health Summit in Lodz, Poland in December, just after hosting their own Alumni Summit in the same town. They spoke of the special benefits of belonging to EIT Heal ...
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Altran and Sanofi support Wild Card challenge regarding mental and brain health

Altran and Sanofi, two core EIT Health partners from France, are supporting one of the two challenges laid out for this year’s EIT Health Wild Card programme: mental and brain health.
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Video interview: Accelerator's GoGlobal Medtech activity

Olof Berglund, a GoGlobal Medtech project leader, explains how this EIT Health Accelerator activity helps to support start-ups as they seek to expand from their home markets and enter into new countries in this video interview.
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Governments get behind EIT Health-backed Stockholm3 prostate cancer test

The Stockholm3 blood test, which provides more accurate diagnostics for prostate cancer and is supported by EIT Health, announced new government backing in two separate developments at the end of 2018: Stockholm3 will become a standard part of ...
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Students develop innovations at first EIT Health Arrowhead Workshop for Digital European Health Services

Student teams developed digital healthcare innovations, like an application for personalised medication and a chatb ...
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Participant details events of 1st EIT Health Alumni Summit in December

Graduates of EIT Health programmes participated in the first EIT Health Alumni Summit in Lodz, Poland, in early December. One participant, cross-KIC Alumnus Mark Aguinaldo from Climate KIC, wrote a blog post detailing the useful information and positi ...
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Watch a recording of the EIT Health Digital Town Hall

Experts make the case for using Big Data to drive innovative improvements in healthcare in the latest EIT Health Digital Town Hall, which was recorded live on 19 December 2019 and can be viewed online here.
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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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