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After pitches on a ship, EIT Health Germany awards six firms Headstart support

EIT Health Germany named six start-ups to receive EIT Health Headstart support, following a pitch contest that took place on a ship cruising through the Neckar Valley around Heidelberg, Germany on 26 June 2019.
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EIT Health Spain awards Headstart support to 15 start-ups

EIT Health Spain on 16 July 2019 announced the 15 Spanish start-ups selected for 2019 Headstart support, which includes funding, mentoring and networking opportunities.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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2018: A year of empowering women at WE Health

This has been a year full of new ideas, supporters and participants. The partners of IESE Business School in Barcelona, Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, the Technical University Munich and Imperial College London, set out to further enhance the par ...
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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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Smart Ageing Camp at the Gdańsk Science and Technology Park

The Technology Transfer Office from the Medical University of Gdańsk, together with the Pomeranian Special Economic Zone, co-organised a meeting which was a part of the EIT Health Smart Ageing Camp project implemented by the Medical University of Łódź ...
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Meet the Swedish e-Health company Pilloxa

The Swedish company Pilloxa addresses the challenge of poor adherence to medication. “Did you know that hundreds of thousands of patients in the EU are dying every year from poor adherence?” says Per Nilsson, head of sales and finance and co-founder o ...
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Big interest in the Run4Health initiative at the Culture Night in Copenhagen

Around 10 000 Copenhagen citizens came by the stands set up by students from the University of Copenhagen during Kulturnatten on 12 October. The Run4Health activity students had to deal with long queues of many interested citiz ...
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SensArs Neuroprosthetics – The Future of Nerve Stimulation

Meet SensArs Neuroprosthetics – one of the winners of the EIT Health Germany HeadStart Award last month and a finalist in this year's European Health Catapult – a collaboration between EIT Health and Health Axis Europe. SensArs' first product SENSY al ...
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#ProtectUrLife for Everyone Everywhere

#ProtectUrLife is an EIT Health-supported initiative focused on preventing unfortunate, life-changing events such as bone fractures and heart attacks impacting autonomy and independence of the health aging population.
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German Cancer Research Centre fosters patient empowerment

Around half a million people in Germany are diagnosed with cancer every year, and the number of cancers worldwide is rising rapidly. Intensive research efforts are needed to better help those affected. Patients themselves can also make a decisive cont ...
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Meet the UK-Ireland Entrepreneurs: Loci Orthopaedics

In July 2018 Loci Orthopaedics closed a 2.75m Seed Investment Round, bringing essential advances in surgical intervention for thumb-base arthritis one step closer to the market.
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FabLab Escape: The game to discover prototyping tools

Grenoble E-lab and the Starter Lab Network of EIT Health, in collaboration with Prismatik, FabMSTIC and Charlie Carpene Conseil, has created a new type of Escape Game: the FabLab Escape where participants learn how to use fablab prototyping tools whil ...
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Meet Lizanne Svane and her company Tubus Technology

Tubus Technology is a Danish company developing simple and smart solutions to empower people with mobility disabilities in their independence. Its product, TubusOne, is a low-tech communication device used for navigating on tablets and smartphones. It ...
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EIT Health 2018 HeadStart Winner Inovus Medical announces launch of Bozzini™

The Bozzini™ Hysteroscopy Simulator by Inovus Medical is a first of its kind in the delivery of close to life, affordable, turnkey hysteroscopy simulation.
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The French start-ups selected for the European Health Catapult Finals

During the 2018 edition of the European Health Catapult programme, out of 42 start-ups at the semi-finals, it brings us great joy to announce that three French start-ups will go forward in the finals competition taking place during the EIT Health Annu ...
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EIT Health event 'Praça Vida+'

The Praça Vida+, was an event organised in the context of the European project Healthy Lifestyle Innovation Quarters for Cities and Citizens, that took place between 20-22 July at Alma Shopping, in Coimbra. At Praça Vida+, citizens were encouraged to ...
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