Welcome to EIT Health Austria
Launched in 2022, EIT Health Austria is the newest of seven Co-Location Centres (CLCs) and InnoStars, which aim to fast-track healthcare innovation in Europe. All CLCs are part of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology, a body of the European Union.
We are part of Europe’s largest expert network for innovation and entrepreneurship in healthcare, collaborating to co-create and validate new healthcare solutions from prototypes to healthcare delivery and bring new solutions to market faster.
Headquartered in Vienna, EIT Health Austria brings together 15 Core, Associate and Network Partners, including some of the leading universities, businesses, start-up incubators, and healthcare providers.
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- Where to find us
Conversations with Christof Goetz – Brainhero
Award for EIT Health’s SCI FI Programme
i-Days Austria 2023: register today!
Dr. Astrid Kaltenböck appointed Managing Director at EIT Health Austria
‘Meet the Team’ – Peter Ulrich-Koziel
‘Meet the Team’ – Melanie Hartl
HealthGateway.Austria is a hub for Austrian companies and research partners in the health sector and designed to actively connect them with the EU-wide innovation network of the EIT Health.Learn more
Our Team in Austria
A passionate group of innovation experts make up our local team in Austria.Meet the team
This national project aims to motivate students and young researchers from the health sciences and medicine to look into the possibility of setting up a company in the health sector.Learn more (in German)
Product and Service Development
Explore EIT Health product and service development projects, involving partners in Austria and our other Co-Location Centres.Learn more
We are currently working with 15 core, associate and network partners (companies and public healthcare institutions in Austria) as well as renowned universities and research institutions, to realise EIT Health’s mission of increasing the quality of life of European citizens.Learn more
We are hiring for a number of exciting roles at EIT Health Austria. Do you want to join us and support our efforts to help solve Europe’s biggest healthcare challenges? Browse our open roles and other opportunities across the business on our careers page.Learn more
European Events and Opportunities
We can only innovate when we bring people together to inspire, connect and share knowledge. Explore EIT Health’s busy schedule of in-person and online events and opportunities across Europe.Learn more
The Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) is the national funding agency for industrial research and development in Austria.Visit website
The EIT Health Innovation Lab HealthGateway.Austria is funded by the Republic of Austria - specifically the Federal Ministry of Labour and Economic Affairs (BMAW).Visit website
The EIT Health Innovation Lab HealthGateway.Austria is funded by the Republic of Austria - specifically the The Federal Ministry of Social Affairs, Health, Care and Consumer Protection (BMSGPK).Visit website
Vienna Business Agency
The Vienna Business Agency (Wirtschaftsagentur Wien) supports local and international companies in all phases of their business development, is providing advice on all corporate issues and helping expats get up and running in Vienna.Visit website
Meet the Austrian team
Made up of members from a variety of backgrounds, who offer diverse skill-sets in connecting health innovators from across Austria into Europe.See team overview
Aniko earned her PhD at the Medical University of Vienna while co-founding The Brainstorms Scientific to create an interaction-platform between the stakeholders of neurotechnology & AI.Read interview
Melanie is a technology enthusiast and excited about innovative solutions that have the potential to make a positive impact in society.Read interview
Peter holds an engineering degree in urban planning and brings almost a decade of experience in innovation to EIT Health.Read interview
How to reach us
EIT Health Austria GmbH
We are co-located inside the Dachverband Sozialversicherungen building, with one of our Associate Partners, SanusX (Corporate Startup, funded and owned by UNIQA Insurance Group).