New EIT Health Campus MOOC: “Healthy Ageing in 6 Steps”

Many health complaints, such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes or joint problems seem inescapable diseases of old-age, but originate mostly from our lifestyle. A lifestyle that is dictated much in part by our environment. The mismatch between our ‘old’ genes –… Read more

Go Global DigiHealth 2016: a start-up’s first step to succeed in Silicon Valley

EIT Health and imec recently joined forces to take 12 European eHealth start-ups on an internationalization mission to San Francisco. The strict selection of participants, the support of experienced local coaches and the unique networking opportunities made Go Global DigiHealth… Read more

New free MOOC: ‘Recognizing and preventing frailty’

A new free online course titled “Recognizing and preventing frailty” – offered by FACET, which is part of EIT Health, and hosted on EMMA – will begin next October 29. The course will focus on frailty in older adults: frailty… Read more

Case challenge: Student teams have 24 hours to propose answers to antibiotic resistance

Teams from eight universities will present their ideas for addressing the growing problem of medicines losing their effectiveness against bacteria at the 18 November Global Health Case Challenge on Antibiotic Resistance, an event developed through a collaboration between the EIT Health CAMPUS programme, the World… Read more

German CLC opens new research office in Heidelberg and hosts symposium

More than 80 participants from research institutes, universities, start-ups, governments, life science companies and diverse healthcare organisations attended the inauguration of the German EIT Health Research & Education Offices in Heidelberg on 10 October and then were able to participate… Read more

EIT Health Trend Seminar 2016 at CDTM: Digital Innovation in Diabetes Care

On October 7, the final presentation day of the EIT Health Trend Seminar 2016 took place at CDTM, a joint institution of the Technical University Munich and Ludwig-Maximilian University in Munich. In front of many guests including representatives of the… Read more

Master class aboard a ship tackles healthcare challenges of ageing workforce

As demographic trends mean our workforce is getting older, employers find they are facing new healthcare challenges. An EIT Health master class being held on a ship in Rotterdam from 10-11 November provides training in supporting the health needs of… Read more

Workshop “Frailty: a societal challenge in need of integrated solutions”

Frailty, namely a state of high vulnerability to low-power stressors leading older people to a higher risk of becoming disabled, is still a not well-defined concept. Over the past two decades, frailty has risen as one of the most innovative… Read more

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