CaixaImpulse 2017 call for project proposals opens

The CaixaImpulse 2017 call for projects, has been launched, with the collaboration of EIT Health. CaixaImpulse, a division of the “La Caixa” Foundation promotes innovation in healthcare by supporting bio-health projects. The support provided to researchers from universities, hospitals and NGOs… Read more

Startups give pitches and seek matches in Germany

Some 17 startups presented their innovative ideas in the fields of biotech, medtech and digital health at an 18 January “Start-up Pitch and Matchmaking Workshop”, organised by EIT Health Germany and hosted by Roche Diagnostics GmbH in Mannheim. An audience… Read more

Video: EIT Health Matchmaking Event gets underway

As EIT Health’s Matchmaking Event got underway in Uppsala on 1 February, Sabine Schumann, EIT Health’s Head of Communications, recorded a video from the event venue of Uppsala University. 295 participants from close to 20 countries are registered to attend the Matchmaking… Read more

Health innovation training for key leaders

Senior executives and policy makers can learn about issues affecting healthcare innovation and delivery, and discuss the possibilities with other leaders in the field, in an educational programme supported by EIT Health and delivered in three-day segments at four European… Read more

Video shows how ProctectUrHeart event engaged the public in Nice

The EIT Health-supported ProtectUrHeart project held a living lab during the marathon in the City of Nice on 11-13 November – to engage the public and improve prevention, education and management of cardiovascular disease. The event served to launch a major… Read more

German CLC reaches out to partners with month-long ‘Roadshow Tour’

During a month of traveling in an “Awareness & Roadshow Tour”, staff of EIT Health’s German Co-Location Center (CLC) visited 17 German and Swiss partners at 13 different locations and spread the word about the opportunities offered through EIT Health…. Read more

Workshop series for leaders in healthcare: Apply by 3 March

Applications are being accepted until March 3 for a unique Workshop Series designed to provide managers and executives in the healthcare sector much needed skills and knowledge, so that private sector leaders can help their companies drive innovation (intrapreneurial skill) and so that… Read more

DG SANTE study looks at ways to benefit from Big Data on health

Proper use of the European Union’s collective data about health has the potential to strengthen the health of European citizens and improve the performance of healthcare systems among EU Member States, according to a “Study on Big Data in Public… Read more