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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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Healthy Life - Healthy Workplace

On 7 and 8 November, EIT Health Belgium-Netherlands organised the second of three EIT Health Ideation Workshops in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. The Ideation Workshop focused on the Focus Areas “Employer leadership in improving health outcomes in the wo ...
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European Health Catapult Biotech Semifinal Winners selected

The first of the three European Health Catapult (EHC) Semifinals took place in Leuven, Belgium on 24-26 September 2018. A total of 13 exceptional biotech start-ups participated in a two-day intensive training aimed at strengthening their value proposi ...
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EIT Health participating in the 2018 NHS Health and Care Innovation Expo

EIT Health will be present at the 2018 NHS Health and Care Innovation Expo, the biggest NHS-led event of the year, with a large exhibition space on 5-6 September in Manchester. Reflecting the NHS’s commitment to cross-sector collaboration, thi ...
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First RIS Hub KTI Workshop

The workshop provided participants with the opportunity to meet each other and share their current activities, experiences and everyday challenges. In particular, both sides were able to discuss issues faced by universities in partnering with research ...
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InnoStars start-ups selected for the Semi-Finals of the 2018 European Health Catapult

EIT Health has chosen the six best healthcare start-ups in the Innostars and RIS regions that will proceed to the Semi-Finals of the 2018 European Health Catapult for the categories of Biotec ...
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The InnoStars Awards training programme has started

EIT Health InnoStars Awards is a training and competition programme in which a selected number of early-stage companies and SMEs receives €8 000 funding as smart money for business development and product validation. Moreover, a selected list of candi ...
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Second EIT Health Think Tank Roundtable on Big Data hosted by the University of Oxford

“We need to use existing Big Data to its full potential to improve healthcare”, says Jan-Philipp Beck, CEO of EIT Health, at “Big Data in Healthcare”, an EIT Health Think Tank roundtable ...
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Call for EIT Health Hub within EIT RIS 2018: Bulgaria

Call for organisations in Bulgaria to cooperate with EIT Health as EIT Health Hub within the EIT Regional Innovation Scheme 2018.
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EIT Health selects UK-Ireland healthcare start-ups for the 2018 European Health Catapult

EIT Health has chosen the six best healthcare start-ups in the UK and Ireland that will proceed to the Semi-Finals of the 2018 European Health Catapult for the categories of Biote ...
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New project collaborations emerge at EIT Health UK-Ireland Partner Meeting

Over 30 representatives from EIT Health partners in the UK and Ireland attended the EIT Health UK-Ireland Partner Meeting in Newcastle on 18 July, to discuss and develop new ideas about potential projects that might be suitable for the ...
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InnoStars selects winners for the Headstart Funding programme

The purpose of the Headstart Funding is to accelerate market entry product development and create new economic activity. The grant will support the applicants in achieving their next steps towards market and shorten time-to-market for innovative produ ...
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InnoStars selects start-ups for European Health Catapult and HeadStart awards

During the past months, our community has been involved in scouting and recruiting the best start-ups in regions that could represent EIT Health InnoStars and RIS regions in EIT Health competitions. We are pleased to announ ...
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EIT Health supporting the NHS70 Parliamentary Awards in London

EIT Health will be supporting the NHS70 Parliamentary Awards for the 70th anniversary of the NHS England in London on the 4 July. The NHS70 Parliamentary Awards has been established to engage MPs in celebrating 70 years of the NHS. They identify and h ...
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EIT Health joins Innovation Agency at the International Business Festival

On the 26 June, EIT Health UK-Ireland joined the Innovation Agency of the North West Coast at "Transforming Healthcare – Everybody’s business," an event organised by the Agency within the Health and Life Sciences Day at the 2018 Internatio ...
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EHMA Annual Conference

The 34th edition of EHMA Annual Conference, organised by the European Health Management Association in collaboration with the Semmelweis Medical University in Budapest, and supported by EIT Health, aims to seek answers to healthcare systems’ actual qu ...
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Health VentureLab Weekend workshop in Budapest

The Venture weekend, part of the EIT Health VentureLab programme and hosted by GE Healthcare in Budapest, gave potential applicants a short insight into the four-month mentoring programme which will begin in September. It was also a good chance for pa ...
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UK-Ireland winners announced for EIT Health 2018 Headstart Funding Programme

EIT Health has chosen to invest in ten innovative healthcare start-ups that will revolutionise the healthcare market in the UK and Ireland as part of its 2018 Headstart Funding Programme.
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EIT Health Scandinavia Think Tank: Biobanks and quality registers

The Think Tank brings together groups of experts, drawing on the strength and expertise of the Partner Network, to debate key topics of interest suggested by the Steering Committee. The aim of the expert groups is to provide information and advice to ...
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Health Integrator: Shifting from reactive care to proactive health

Focusing on the individual's needs and preferences increases the possibilities to prevent lifestyle-related illnesses. This is the guiding principle for the Health Integrator - an innovative service designed to support and motivate people into changin ...
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BioInnovation Days 2018

On 27-28 April, over 100 participants from 11 countries came together to design and test their new business ideas, share experiences and establish new contacts in the BioInnovation Days 2018, which was held in Tartu, Estonia.
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Lili Milani, new EIT Health representative at Estonian partner Tartu University

EIT Health Scandinavia is glad to welcome Lili Milani and her personalised medicine, biobank and genomic expertise to the EIT Health Community.
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E-lab network workshop on 3D printing

On 18 May, the Stockholm E-Lab network invited students and professionals to a hands-on workshop on 3D printing and its applications in Healthcare at Karolinska Institutet. Students were able to experiment with the available 3D printers and understand ...
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Fueling the Start-ups of the EU!

Scandinavian EIT Health alumni start-ups attended the Investors Network information meeting in Stockholm on 7 June in order to learn more and prepare to participate in this unique Accelerator programme which offers funding and coaching opportunities.
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Kontigo Care reaching the international market

Kontigo Care is enrolled in the EIT Health Product Market Fit programme, accelerating the outreach to European citizens with their innovative digital services by ensuring sustainable sobriety in alcohol and gambling dependent patients.
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EIT MSc in Innovation and Health Care (IHC) celebrates its first graduating class

The two-year EIT MSc in Innovation and Health Care (IHC) delivered its first cohort of graduates with powerful analytical and actionable skills in the unique context of healthcare organisations and companies ...
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RIS Hub Summit in Budapest

Representatives of the ten Regional Innovation Scheme (RIS) hubs and EIT Health InnoStars colleagues met in Budapest on 10 May. The gathering served as onboarding for eight new RIS hubs and aimed to strengthen the EIT Health network, as well as to pro ...
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Successful RIS KTI Workshop and International Conference in Liège

EIT Health InnoStars organised the first international knowledge triangle integration (KTI) workshop for its mentor partners and the ten Regional Innovation Scheme (RIS) hubs, as part of EIT RIS Programme – in connection with the ASTP-Proton Annual Co ...
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UK-Ireland partners in 3 of 5 new Innovative Education projects

EIT Health Campus announced the winning proposals of the 2018 Innovative Education Call. Three UK-Ireland-based Partners participated in three of the five winning projects chosen for this year’s Call. The call sought Innovative Education proposals to ...
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EIT Health Spain holds first Think Tank Round Table on Big Data

The roundtable on “The use of existing Big Data to improve Healthcare: Spanish contribution to the topic” took place in Barcelona, organised by EIT Health Spain and hosted by the IESE Business School.
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