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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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Hernâni Zão's story: StarShip opened up a new door of opportunities

During this year-long programme, “participants learned a proven, action-based approach to finding a solution to the industry challenges, examining user requirements and identifying potentially unmet needs in the health context, in close collaboration ...
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Private healthcare and innovations Congress by "Portfolio"

The Congress for leaders of private healthcare in Hungary is organised by the leading economical media “Portfolio” on an annual basis. This time, the event was organised in November, in Budapest, and was devoted to innovations in healthcare. The atten ...
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i-Days in Poland, Portugal, Hungary and Italy

This year, Innovation Days was organised in 19 locations in collaboration with 26 EIT Health Partners across all seven EIT Health CLCs. On 22–23 November, the Medical University of Łódź hosted a two-days non-degree programme training. The main aim was ...
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GE5 announced winner of the StarShip 2018 programme

The StarShip final stage of training and pitch competition took place in Budapest on 8 November. The six teams of talented young healthcare entrepreneurs worked on real-life challenges provided by companies. They examined the needs of patients and cli ...
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Networking Session organised for finalists of HINTT Prize 2018

The representatives of the HINTT Prize 2018 final projects had a chance to share their main motivations and challenges faced during their design, assembly and implementation phases in health units. As a relevant hub for the promotion and encouragement ...
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Praça Vida+ wins award at the VI Regional Congress for Active and Healthy Ageing

The Best Practice Awards in Active and Healthy Ageing were established by the Centre Regional Coordination and Development Commission in collaboration with the Ageing Coimbra consortium. The award aims to increa ...
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Smart Technology Mix @technologybiz

As an EIT Health Partner, IIT@CRIB (Instituto Italiano di Tecnologia) organised an „EIT Health Smart Technology Mix“ in Naples on 14 November. It was dedicated to the people involved in the Tech Transfer and Innovations, both for students and entrepre ...
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Safety Belt to Go2China

The EIT Health Go2China programme, is an EIT Health Accelerator GoGlobal Programme supporting European ventures so that they can expand beyond Europe’s borders to China, more specifically to the highly innovative region, the so-called Silicon Bay of C ...
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