The EIT Health Regional Innovation Scheme (RIS) was established in 2015 to provide equal opportunities for next-generation healthcare innovators. Introduced by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), it covers regions where the pace of innovation is moderate: from the Baltics, through Central Europe, to Greece, Italy and Portugal.
Today we work with 14 EIT Health Hubs in 13 countries. Hubs act as change agencies that support fast-tracking healthcare entrepreneurs with the skills, network, and resources needed to take their ideas from vision to reality in their regions. EIT Health supports business development at each and every stage to shorten the time-to-market for the most promising projects.
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Launching innovations in the healthcare market more efficientlyApply now
Pushing early-stage scientific ideas and innovations from emerging European regions onto the marketApply now
Key acceleration programme for CEE and Southern Europe start-upsApply now
RIS Innovation Call
Innovation call for healthcare projects in EIT Health RIS countriesApply now
Design validated and sustainable support programmes for life science start-upsApply now
Attract to Invest
Supporting RIS start-ups in becoming successful fund raisersApply now
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