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EIT Health InnoStars is one of the seven geographical areas of EIT Health. It covers half of Europe, including Hungary, Italy, Poland and Portugal, as well as additional regions included in the EIT Regional Innovation Scheme – Croatia, Czechia, Estonia, Greece, Latvia, Lithuania, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Romania.

Headquartered in Budapest, EIT Health InnoStars brings together 21 Core and Associate Partners. Together with them, we are focused on promoting entrepreneurship, innovation and education in the domain of healthcare, healthy living and active ageing, also we are concentrate on closing the gap between regions that are leaders in innovation and those regions which are still progressing.

InnoStars News

Forget about robot doctors, Artificial Intelligence in healthcare is real

Forget about robot doctors, Artificial Intelligence in healthcare is real

EIT Health InnoStars Think Tank 2020 in Warsaw.

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The best innovators in healthcare will pitch at Bio-Europe

The best innovators in healthcare will pitch at Bio-Europe

Be a part of InnoStars Grand Finals.

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Morning Health Talks graduates to the multinational level

Morning Health Talks graduates to the multinational level

Morning Health Talks go international.

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New clinical test network created in Poland

New clinical test network created in Poland

The first Clinical Research Support Centres in Poland co-shaped by EIT Health partners.

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Staying in the lab and bringing the idea to the market at the same time is possible. Not everyone needs to have an itch for business

Staying in the lab and bringing the idea to the market at the same time is possible. Not everyone needs to have an itch for business

Mini Ignition Event by EIT Jumpstarter.

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Łukasiewicz joins forces with EIT Health and the Medical University of Łódź

Łukasiewicz joins forces with EIT Health and the Medical University of Łódź

Łukasiewicz joins EIT Health InnoStars.

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EIT Health Innovation Days 2020 goes hybrid

EIT Health Innovation Days 2020 goes hybrid

EIT Health iDays 2020 comes back.

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Sailing through the summer with EIT Jumpstarter

Sailing through the summer with EIT Jumpstarter

The next phase of the 2020 EIT Jumpstarter.

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Raising money by reducing medical work: how a Lithuanian start-up got accelerated by EIT Health so that it attracted outside investors

Raising money by reducing medical work: how a Lithuanian start-up got accelerated by EIT Health so that it attracted outside investors

Start-up journey of Lithuanian start-up - Ligence.

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Polish UVera raises €2.5 M to protect us from the Sun’s radiation

Polish UVera raises €2.5 M to protect us from the Sun’s radiation

UVera gets €2.5. M from European Innovation Council.

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Nine EIT Health InnoStars Success Stories from 2019: moderate innovators on the rise

Nine EIT Health InnoStars Success Stories from 2019: moderate innovators on the rise

EIT presents Success Stories 2019, 9 of them coming from InnoStars.

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InnoStars accelerates a start-up tacking the future of the human race

InnoStars accelerates a start-up tacking the future of the human race

InnoStars awards Latvian start-up during WOLVES Summit 2020.

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EIT Health-accelerated Sicilian start-up raises €1 million VC funding to improve cognitive rehabilitation

EIT Health-accelerated Sicilian start-up raises €1 million VC funding to improve cognitive rehabilitation

Italian start-up gets €1 M VC funding.

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InnoStars and TU Delft launch EIT Health DRIVE programme

InnoStars and TU Delft launch EIT Health DRIVE programme

Launch of EIT Health DRIVE programme.

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Value-Based Healthcare: optimism on top of complexity and challenges

Value-Based Healthcare: optimism on top of complexity and challenges

Discussion about VBHC model during HCC 2020.

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EIT Jumpstarter wins Emerging Europe award

EIT Jumpstarter wins Emerging Europe award

EIT Health InnoStars manages the programme

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EIT Health rewards an innovative brain-training device

EIT Health rewards an innovative brain-training device

InnoStars rewards Polish start-up during HCC 2020.

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GE Healthcare reaches record number of applicants for its EIT Health-supported AI course

GE Healthcare reaches record number of applicants for its EIT Health-supported AI course

The success of Hello AIRIS Summer School.

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Nine Italian start-ups in top EIT Health programmes

Nine Italian start-ups in top EIT Health programmes

InnoStars accelerates game changers.

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EIT Health RIS Innovation Call backs 16 healthcare consortia

EIT Health RIS Innovation Call backs 16 healthcare consortia

Innovations from eight countries in emerging Europe

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EIT Health selects start-ups for Headstart 2020

EIT Health selects start-ups for Headstart 2020

96 start-ups receiving mentoring and financial support

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InnoStars Awards comes back with its 2020 semi-finalists

InnoStars Awards comes back with its 2020 semi-finalists

Meet 15 semi-finalists of InnoStars Awards 2020.

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Team Discover supported by EIT Health InnoStars wins #EUvsVirus Hackathon in Health and Life category

Team Discover supported by EIT Health InnoStars wins #EUvsVirus Hackathon in Health and Life category

Winners of #EUvsVirus Hackathon 2020.

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EIT Jumpstarter programme starts its 2020 journey

EIT Jumpstarter programme starts its 2020 journey

EIT Jumpstarter 2020 has been kicked off.

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InnoStars publishes a guide to innovative finance in the health sector

InnoStars publishes a guide to innovative finance in the health sector

The guide to EU and national funding by EIT Health InnoStars.

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DEX Innovation Centre: How does EIT Health Hub help others fight against COVID-19 pandemic?

DEX Innovation Centre: How does EIT Health Hub help others fight against COVID-19 pandemic?

Interview with Jan Kubalik from DEX Innovation Centre.

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InnoStars community focused on fighting back COVID-19

InnoStars community focused on fighting back COVID-19

EIT Health InnoStars Partners fight back COVID-19.

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Rethinking the role of older people: Successful entrepreneurs are ageless

Rethinking the role of older people: Successful entrepreneurs are ageless

Statistically, start-ups by entrepreneurs of age fifty and up have a two to three times bigger chance of success than companies started by younger people.

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Five dreamed-of “asks” and “offers” for the EIT Health COVID-19 “Make connections” platform

Five dreamed-of “asks” and “offers” for the EIT Health COVID-19 “Make connections” platform

Five dreamed-of solutions against COVID-19 pandemic.

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EIT Health, GE Healthcare and MIT join forces to make Catalyst Europe permanent

EIT Health, GE Healthcare and MIT join forces to make Catalyst Europe permanent

Catalyst framework programme has been successfully launched.

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XVision: how is Romanian start-up changing modern radiology?

XVision: how is Romanian start-up changing modern radiology?

Interview with Stefan Iarca from Xvision.

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EIT Health-backed start-up Allelica partners with Merck

EIT Health-backed start-up Allelica partners with Merck

Developing algorithms to predict risk of heart disease.

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Portugal in the e-health path

Portugal in the e-health path

EIT Health Think Tank report 2019 on Portuguese telemedicine.

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EIT Health Hubs together for building the biggest community of healthcare innovators in emerging Europe

EIT Health Hubs together for building the biggest community of healthcare innovators in emerging Europe

EIT Health Hubs Assembly in Budapest.

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Health Venture Lab: how do GE Healthcare and EIT Health accelerate CEE region?

Health Venture Lab: how do GE Healthcare and EIT Health accelerate CEE region?

The first edition of InnoStars Talks in 2020 already here.

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Poland and Central Europe are full of innovators and talents

Poland and Central Europe are full of innovators and talents

Mikolaj Gurdala talks about medical start-up scene in CEE region.

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EIT Health coordinates launch of Hub in Tel Aviv

EIT Health coordinates launch of Hub in Tel Aviv

European, Israeli innovation ecosystems linked.

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EIT launches Hub in Tel Aviv, linking European and Israeli innovation ecosystems

EIT launches Hub in Tel Aviv, linking European and Israeli innovation ecosystems

EIT Health coordinates EIT initiative to scale up cooperation in Israel.

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Unleashing the potential of Czech start-ups

Unleashing the potential of Czech start-ups

DEX Innovation Centre, one of EIT Health Hubs from Czechia, co-organised the 2019 Start-up Campus

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FREDMILL with the first prize of the EIT Health StarShip 2019

FREDMILL with the first prize of the EIT Health StarShip 2019

6 November 2019, in Lisbon during an intensive week of EIT Health events in Portugal

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Portugal gathers top innovators

Portugal gathers top innovators

A series of EIT Health Grand Finals and Final Pitches took place during the first weeks of

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Italian pharmaceutical company association interested in EIT Health opportunities

Italian pharmaceutical company association interested in EIT Health opportunities

Italian partners of EIT Health met Farmindustria in Rome

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InnoStars Talks - how could personal experience successfully revolutionise the healthcare market?

InnoStars Talks - how could personal experience successfully revolutionise the healthcare market?

InnoStars Talks is a series of interviews with healthcare innovators

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Restorative Neurotechnologies wins the 2019 EIT Health InnoStars Headstart 2019

Restorative Neurotechnologies wins the 2019 EIT Health InnoStars Headstart 2019

Restorative Neurotechnologies, a spin-off from

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EIT Jumpstarter rewards best European early-stage innovators in health, food and raw materials sectors

EIT Jumpstarter rewards best European early-stage innovators in health, food and raw materials sectors

The Grand Final took place in Riga, Latvia as the side event of Digital Freedom Festival 2019.

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UVera wins InnoStars Awards 2019

UVera wins InnoStars Awards 2019

Eco-friendly and safe UV protection compound from

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TeiaCare raises €1.1M in funding for monitoring technology with the help of the EIT Health Investor Network

TeiaCare raises €1.1M in funding for monitoring technology with the help of the EIT Health Investor Network

Italian start-up TeiaCare announced today that the EIT Health Investor Network

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The great success of EIT Health InnoStars community in the 2019 Call for Reference Sites

The great success of EIT Health InnoStars community in the 2019 Call for Reference Sites

The 2019 Call for Reference Sites.

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2019 Health Venture Lab Grand Final in Budapest

2019 Health Venture Lab Grand Final in Budapest

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EIT Health “Meets” in Italy for Life Sciences

EIT Health “Meets” in Italy for Life Sciences

InnoStars at Italian matchmaking event on Life Sciences.

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InnoStars Awards 2019 boost 15 start-ups from Regional Innovation Scheme countries

InnoStars Awards 2019 boost 15 start-ups from Regional Innovation Scheme countries

Winners, chosen from 116 applicants, get €25 000 in smart money, training, mentoring

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From garage companies to global players in biotech industries - opportunities in the Innovative Biopharma Market in Poland

From garage companies to global players in biotech industries - opportunities in the Innovative Biopharma Market in Poland

EIT Health InnoStars at EU-Med Summit 2019.

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EIT Health Think Tank Round Table 2019 comes to Portugal

EIT Health Think Tank Round Table 2019 comes to Portugal

EIT Health Think Tank in Portugal.

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HeaLIQs4Cities 2019: Healthy Living Room on-the-go reaches out to citizens

HeaLIQs4Cities 2019: Healthy Living Room on-the-go reaches out to citizens

HeaLIQs4Cities starts a roadshow to promote healthy lifestyles in rural areas.

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European Commission nominates EIT Health experts to shape Horizon Europe Missions

European Commission nominates EIT Health experts to shape Horizon Europe Missions

EIT Health Partners works on missions in Horizon Europe (2021-2027).

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The three most popular domains of early-stage healthcare innovations in Central, Eastern and Southern Europe

The three most popular domains of early-stage healthcare innovations in Central, Eastern and Southern Europe

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EIT Health-accelerated start-up launches innovative AI yoga app

EIT Health-accelerated start-up launches innovative AI yoga app

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EIT Health InnoStars dominates in Start-ups Meet Pharma 2019

EIT Health InnoStars dominates in Start-ups Meet Pharma 2019

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Call for RIS hubs in Bulgaria is cancelled

Call for RIS hubs in Bulgaria is cancelled

New call is planned at a later stage

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Mental and brain health, and digital biomarkers, to be Wild Card challenges for 2019

Mental and brain health, and digital biomarkers, to be Wild Card challenges for 2019

Jorge Fernandez Garcia, Director of Innovation, announces 2019 quest for transformative innovations during EIT Health Summit

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EIT Health Summit opens in Łódź, Poland

EIT Health Summit opens in Łódź, Poland

Two-day event brings together more than 400 EIT Health Partners, start-ups and other stakeholders

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Smart Ageing Camp at the Gdańsk Science and Technology Park

Smart Ageing Camp at the Gdańsk Science and Technology Park

Smart Ageing Camp within the Regional Innovation Scheme

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Workshops and networking events organised by RIS Hubs

Workshops and networking events organised by RIS Hubs

Consorzio ARCA & Medical University of Gdańsk ran successful networking events to raise interest in EIT Health

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"Berrito" – the winner of the “3 Day Start-up” programme

The programme allowed participants to better focus on health-related entrepreneurship

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“Praça da Saúde” in Porto

“Praça da Saúde” in Porto

The healthy lifestyle event for citizens of Porto

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Hernâni Zão's story: StarShip opened up a new door of opportunities

Hernâni Zão's story: StarShip opened up a new door of opportunities

Hernâni Zão was selected to join the EIT Health StarShip programme 2018

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Private healthcare and innovations Congress by "Portfolio"

Private healthcare and innovations Congress by

The discussion about healthcare in Hungary involved InnoStars as well as 300 managers

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EIT Health 2018 HeadStart Winner Inovus Medical announces launch of Bozzini™

EIT Health 2018 HeadStart Winner Inovus Medical announces launch of Bozzini™

An affordable turnkey hysteroscopy simulator

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The French start-ups selected for the European Health Catapult Finals

The French start-ups selected for the European Health Catapult Finals

Three French start-ups pass the semi-finals and progress to the EHC final in Łódź

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Porto4Ageing: Improving medical plan adherence and the management of Polypharmacy

Porto4Ageing: Improving medical plan adherence and the management of Polypharmacy

Non-adherence to medical plans by seniors is considered an important problems in developed countries.

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ICTskills4All: A new project led by an RIS Hub

ICTskills4All: A new project led by an RIS Hub

New Porto4Ageing Reference Site project dedicated to Empowering adult Citizens for a Digital world

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EIT Health Smart Ageing Camp at Medical University Semmelweis

EIT Health Smart Ageing Camp at Medical University Semmelweis

Active Ageing can make a real difference, but needs to be more popularised in EU

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InnoStars supports Partners in Innovation Project proposals

InnoStars supports Partners in Innovation Project proposals

Online consultations with InnoStars Managers can be vital to the effective project preparation

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Smart-Up Lab: 15 ideas and €10K for the best projects

Smart-Up Lab: 15 ideas and €10K for the best projects

The idea of deep learning AI tools for automated karyotyping wins €5K

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Medical University of Gdańsk promotes KTI and EIT Health

Medical University of Gdańsk promotes KTI and EIT Health

E-Health Forum Digital Transformation in Healthcare with exhibition of EIT Health

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EIT Health takes three of four EIT Awards

EIT Health takes three of four EIT Awards

Winners announced at INNOVEIT conference

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Finalists Selected to Pitch for EIT Health Germany Headstart Awards Valued at €50 000

Finalists Selected to Pitch for EIT Health Germany Headstart Awards Valued at €50 000

Pitching will take place at the EIT Health Germany Annual Symposium

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Videos highlight work of our EIT Awards nominees

Videos highlight work of our EIT Awards nominees

Click to watch, and vote!

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Impressions on Nordic Life Science Days 2018

Impressions on Nordic Life Science Days 2018

An opportunity to network with partners and SMEs from the EIT Health community

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EIT Health partner universities from Germany and Switzerland rated highly in Shanghai Ranking

EIT Health partner universities from Germany and Switzerland rated highly in Shanghai Ranking

The Academic Ranking of World Universities has been released

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Join a Working Group to develop collaborative masters and PhD programmes

Join a Working Group to develop collaborative masters and PhD programmes

EIT Health Campus Degree Programmes activity

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EIT Health community can attend 11-13 Oct. Semmering Symposium In Vienna at special rate

EIT Health community can attend 11-13 Oct. Semmering Symposium In Vienna at special rate

EIT Health CEO and Board Members among panellists

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EIT Health Investor Network open for applications from start-ups

EIT Health Investor Network open for applications from start-ups

First EU network of investors focused solely on healthcare innovation

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Interview: A HelloAI Summer School student shares his experience

Interview: A HelloAI Summer School student shares his experience

Guillaume Rollin, a French young physician, participated in all three HelloAI sessions and shares his experience

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Vote here for EIT Health's nominees to the EIT Public Award

Vote here for EIT Health's nominees to the EIT Public Award

To be presented at the 4 October INNOVEIT conference

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Health VentureLab Programme Launch Day

Health VentureLab Programme Launch Day

GE Healthcare has introduced the Accelerator programme in Budapest

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Activity leader video interview: Jorge Figueira on the StarShip Fellowship

Activity leader video interview: Jorge Figueira on the StarShip Fellowship

Applying the Stanford Biodesign approach

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Third EIT Health Think Tank Round Table hosted by Karolinska Institutet

Third EIT Health Think Tank Round Table hosted by Karolinska Institutet

Better health for European citizens with better use of Scandinavian biobanks and data registries

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The 'CLOSE-Lodz-Survey' with type 2 diabetes patients

The 'CLOSE-Lodz-Survey' with type 2 diabetes patients

The presentation during the 19th Diabetes Poland Society scientific meeting

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CRU Hungary Ltd. is a new InnoStars Associate Partner

CRU Hungary Ltd. is a new InnoStars Associate Partner

Specialised in research

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EIT Health France selects six start-ups for the 2018 European Health Catapult Semifinals

EIT Health France selects six start-ups for the 2018 European Health Catapult Semifinals

Selected start-ups will have a chance to influence the future of the healthcare field

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Winners of the EIT Health BioEntrepreneur Bootcamp selected

Winners of the EIT Health BioEntrepreneur Bootcamp selected

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Second EIT Health Think Tank Round Table on Big Data hosted by the University of Oxford

Second EIT Health Think Tank Round Table on Big Data hosted by the University of Oxford

Experts on Big Data in Healthcare suggest innovative solutions to improve healthcare systems

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INnovating the JOY of Eating for Healthy Ageing (INJOY)

INnovating the JOY of Eating for Healthy Ageing (INJOY)

EIT Health concludes its ten-day training for innovators and entrepreneurs

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EIT Health and Nice: At the heart of European health

EIT Health and Nice: At the heart of European health

EIT Health France will support the fight for healthy active aging in Nice

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EIT Health selects UK-Ireland healthcare start-ups for the 2018 European Health Catapult

EIT Health selects UK-Ireland healthcare start-ups for the 2018 European Health Catapult

Six UK and Ireland Biotech, MedTech and Digital Health companies will participate in the 2018 EHC semi-finals

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New project collaborations emerge at EIT Health UK-Ireland Partner Meeting

New project collaborations emerge at EIT Health UK-Ireland Partner Meeting

Potential projects for the BP2019 2nd Innovation by Ideas Call for Proposals

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The French Selection winners of the 2018 Headstart Funding Programme

The French Selection winners of the 2018 Headstart Funding Programme

The eleven start-ups will be able to develop their innovative ideas in the healthcare market

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InnoStars selects winners for the Headstart Funding programme

InnoStars selects winners for the Headstart Funding programme

Eight start-ups were selected for the Headstart Funding programme and additional training

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EIT Hub presented in Israel

EIT Hub presented in Israel

New EIT Hub will be led by EIT Health and will involve 4 EIT Innovation Communities.

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Think outside the box: how to begin your start-up journey?

Think outside the box: how to begin your start-up journey?

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EIT Health Education Director Ursula Mühle gives interview on innovative education

EIT Health Education Director Ursula Mühle gives interview on innovative education

Published by SensUs project

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Deadline for Cross-KIC Business Idea Competition now 8 April

Deadline for Cross-KIC Business Idea Competition now 8 April

Health, food or raw materials ideas sought

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Three EIT Health partners ranked among top five university-based incubators

Three EIT Health partners ranked among top five university-based incubators

UBI Global issues bi-annual awards

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StarShip Innovation Fellowship programme accepting applications until 16 March

StarShip Innovation Fellowship programme accepting applications until 16 March

Stanford Biodesign Concept and other approaches employed

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Campus Summer Schools set dates

Campus Summer Schools set dates

Registration open for some courses

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CLOSE Consortium meets to map out 2018

CLOSE Consortium meets to map out 2018

Project group defines future activities in historic Vienna

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Accelerator Calls: Apply now for activities assisting start-ups and SMEs

Accelerator Calls: Apply now for activities assisting start-ups and SMEs

Online application interface is open

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The UK-Ireland Partner Roadshow Gathered over 100 Participants

The UK-Ireland Partner Roadshow Gathered over 100 Participants

Upcoming important dates and UKI CLC Support links included

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Smarter Time: The Mobile Artificial Intelligence

Smarter Time: The Mobile Artificial Intelligence

Intelligent mobile application helps users achieve a healthy work/life balance

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Call opens for EIT Health Hubs in Regional Innovation Scheme (RIS) countries

Call opens for EIT Health Hubs in Regional Innovation Scheme (RIS) countries

Call runs through 2 March 2018

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EIT Cross-KIC Business Idea Competition 2018

EIT Cross-KIC Business Idea Competition 2018

Apply Now and Turn Your Idea into a Business

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MOOC promoting Salsa for healthy ageing starts 5 March

MOOC promoting Salsa for healthy ageing starts 5 March

EIT Health supports courses, offered in both French and English, that feature five training modules

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EIT Health names Jan-Philipp Beck as new CEO

EIT Health names Jan-Philipp Beck as new CEO

Kareen Forissier becomes new COO

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EIT opens call for urban mobility and manufacturing Innovation Communities

EIT opens call for urban mobility and manufacturing Innovation Communities

Competition runs until July 2018

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Strategic effort drives Campus Call for Innovative Education activities in 2018

Strategic effort drives Campus Call for Innovative Education activities in 2018

Proposals due by 8 March

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Campus accepting proposals for Innovative Education Projects

Campus accepting proposals for Innovative Education Projects

Application deadline 8 March 2018

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Wild Card applications open

Wild Card applications open

€4 million in funding available for ideas aimed at transformative innovation

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EIT Health nominates outstanding healthcare innovators for prestigious EIT Awards 2019

EIT Health nominates outstanding healthcare innovators for prestigious EIT Awards 2019

Recognizing Europe’s successful start-ups, innovative projects and entrepreneurial talents

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Campus opens call for Innovative Education Projects

Campus opens call for Innovative Education Projects

Partners are urged to apply

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EIT KICs meet innovators in Lisbon, Kaunas

EIT KICs meet innovators in Lisbon, Kaunas

EIT Health joins dialogues with local innovation ecosystems 03 January 2018

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Novel motion capture system supports patients’ rehabilitation

Novel motion capture system supports patients’ rehabilitation

EIT Health-supported project offers a wearable system that has attracted hundreds of developers

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Best project idea awarded on final pitches during the EIT Health StarShip programme

Best project idea awarded on final pitches during the EIT Health StarShip programme

StarShip, the InnoStars Innovation Fellowship programme itself aimed to bring together the research with the industry on the field of real innovation solution, where ideas could be piloted in hospital environment and the best could turn into execution. Young, individual talents could apply for StarShip who had a high interest in the health sector, and bring in relevant background from biomedical, technical, engineering, economical, business, design or similar fields. Master or PhD was a plus. They should come from a European country with moderate innovation performance (Central-, Eastern-Europe or Southeastern Europe).

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Most promising InnoStars start-ups awarded

Most promising InnoStars start-ups awarded

80 start-ups applied for 2017 InnoStars Awards competition. Top ten applicants had a randezvous in Naples to compete for the final awards.

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Study shows strong impact of EIT's work

Study shows strong impact of EIT's work

EIT Health and other KICs included

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Announcement of change in EIT Health leadership for a continuing journey of success

Announcement of change in EIT Health leadership for a continuing journey of success

From the EIT Health Supervisory Board Chair

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EIT Health online Ideation Challenge on personal health

EIT Health online Ideation Challenge on personal health

All are invited to join in a cooperative educational experience

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Smart Teacher kicks off with workshop

Smart Teacher kicks off with workshop

Educational activity involves cross-KIC cooperation with EIT RawMaterials

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EIT Health, EIT RawMaterials jointly recognise best business models

EIT Health, EIT RawMaterials jointly recognise best business models

Innovators in health and raw materials win up to €10 000

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InnoStars names 15 innovative healthcare start-ups as recipients of 2019 EIT Health Headstart support

InnoStars names 15 innovative healthcare start-ups as recipients of 2019 EIT Health Headstart support

Receiving funding to bring innovations to market

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TECNALIA wins the European Innovation Award

TECNALIA wins the European Innovation Award

EIT Health partner developed a new failure prediction system for Industry 4.0

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EIPP matches investors with EU projects, co-organises EBAN Congress

EIPP matches investors with EU projects, co-organises EBAN Congress

Portal currently lists 45 health-sector investments

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The third Joint Business Ideas Bootcamp held in Warsaw

The third Joint Business Ideas Bootcamp held in Warsaw

Participants acquired fundamental business planning skills for the health, food and raw material fields

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Safety Belt to Go2China: The Chinese health sector market catapult

Safety Belt to Go2China: The Chinese health sector market catapult

Safety Belt to Go2China is led by E-Group and supported by IMEC and the University of Groningen. Out of the 38 applicants, 18 Biotech, Medtech and Digital Health Scale-ups and SME companies have been selected to participate in the Go2China programme’s Bootcamp in Groningen - of which 5-10 will be chosen in Groningen to join the outbound mission to China-Shenzhen and Hong Kong.

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Campus eLab generates report on trends in diabetes care

Campus eLab generates report on trends in diabetes care

CDTM and EIT Health collaborate in seminar based on CLOSE project

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Health VentureLab Weekend workshop in Budapest

Health VentureLab Weekend workshop in Budapest

The weekend programme consisted of two parts, a training and a coaching session. During the training, the groups learned the basic tools for running their own business: designing the business plan, discovering their motivations, targeting the costumers, and pitching in front of investors.

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EIT Health Alumni win trips to cross-KIC events

EIT Health Alumni win trips to cross-KIC events

Two early registrants going to CONNECT and INNOVEIT

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EC platform encourages discussion of Artificial Intelligence policy

EC platform encourages discussion of Artificial Intelligence policy

Members of the European AI Alliance can interact with the experts of the High Level Group on Artificial Intelligence (AI HLG), established by the European Commission, in a forum-style setting. By signing up to the Alliance, members will find a dedicated platform where they can offer input and feedback to the AI HLG.

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EHMA Annual Conference

EHMA Annual Conference

The 34th edition of EHMA Annual Conference, organised by the European Health Management Association in collaboration with the Semmelweis Medical University in Budapest, and supported by EIT Health, aims to seek answers to healthcare systems’ actual questions and challenges.

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Activity leader video interview: Wolfgang Eberle on Product/Market Fit

Activity leader video interview: Wolfgang Eberle on Product/Market Fit

In this brief video, one of a series of interviews with EIT Health Activity leaders, Wolfgang Eberle discusses the Product/Market Fit programme, which helps healthcare start-ups move into markets outside of their home country.

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EIT Health Position Statement lauds EC proposal for innovation support, calls for more funding

EIT Health Position Statement lauds EC proposal for innovation support, calls for more funding

EIT Health issued on 28 June 2018 a Position Statement supporting Horizon Europe – the European Commission’s Research and Innovation Programme, which will replace Horizon 2020 and was outlined in the European Commission’s 7 June 2018 proposals – while also urging increased funding for research and for the EIT in particular.

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InnoStars selects start-ups for European Health Catapult and HeadStart awards

InnoStars selects start-ups for European Health Catapult and HeadStart awards

We are pleased to announce that the collaboration of EIT Health InnoStars partners and RIS Hubs have proven very successful in the recruitment of start-ups of high value for competitions organised by EIT Health.

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Accelerator Membership

Accelerator Membership

Join to receive our free EIT Health Accelerator membership

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Starship – Young talents creating a new era of digital health

Starship – Young talents creating a new era of digital health

Starship fellows met at GE ‘s site in Budapest to address current challenges of digital health

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EIT Health Campus Summer Schools 2017

EIT Health Campus Summer Schools 2017

Explore a potentially career altering experience

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Activity leader video interview: Alexandre Duclos on E-Labs Corner

Activity leader video interview: Alexandre Duclos on E-Labs Corner

Activity leader video interview: Alexandre Duclos on E-Labs Corner

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Join the EIT Health Alumni network

Join the EIT Health Alumni network

Enjoy the benefits of staying connected

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10 start-ups coming from InnoStars regions compete in the next stage of Start-ups Meet Pharma

10 start-ups coming from InnoStars regions compete in the next stage of Start-ups Meet Pharma

10 start-from InnoStars in the next stage of Start-ups Meet Pharma.

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EIT Health E-boat ‘’moored” to the Medical University of Łódź

EIT Health E-boat ‘’moored” to the Medical University of Łódź

E-Boat Programme has kicked off.

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Innostars contributes to the European Workshop in Bratislava

Innostars contributes to the European Workshop in Bratislava

InnoStars participates in medical conference in Bratislava.

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Innostars prepared the recommendations on the development of the Medical University of Łódź

Innostars prepared the recommendations on the development of the Medical University of Łódź

The Medical University of Łódź wants to become a research university.

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RIS Hubs in Croatia, Czech Republic and Latvia join network

RIS Hubs in Croatia, Czech Republic and Latvia join network

They will assist in implementing the EIT Health Regional Innovation Scheme

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EIT Health InnoStars celebrates European Day in Budapest

EIT Health InnoStars celebrates European Day in Budapest

EIT Health InnoStars celebrates European Day in Budapest.

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Healthcare innovations cannot happen without health literacy

Healthcare innovations cannot happen without health literacy

InnoStars supports the first of a series of Round Table talks regarding health literacy in Portugal.

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InnoStars just launched its Morning Health Talks

InnoStars just launched its Morning Health Talks

A new series of regular events for healthcare executives in Budapest.

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'Commercialization of science is possible thanks to partnerships like EIT Health' – Prof. Lucyna Woźniak

'Commercialization of science is possible thanks to partnerships like EIT Health' – Prof. Lucyna Woźniak

InnoStars partners Impact 2019 in Krakow, Poland.

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Accelerating innovative ideas with EIT Jumpstarter in Budapest

Accelerating innovative ideas with EIT Jumpstarter in Budapest

13 innovative teams trained in Budapest at the EIT Jumpstarter Bootcamp last weekend.

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Go outside the lab: Interview with Oxipit, InnoStars Awards 2018 Winner

Go outside the lab: Interview with Oxipit, InnoStars Awards 2018 Winner

Part of a series of interviews with inspiring innovators in the InnoStars community

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Mikołaj Gurdała of EIT Health InnoStars discusses tech and medicine with MedExpress.pl

Mikołaj Gurdała of EIT Health InnoStars discusses tech and medicine with MedExpress.pl

In the interview translated here, Gurdała highlights how EIT Health responds to innovation trends in healthcare

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Jumpstarter, EIT Health Cross-KIC initiative, wins European Association Award

Jumpstarter, EIT Health Cross-KIC initiative, wins European Association Award

Helping start-ups in cooperation with EIT RawMaterials and EIT Food

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Are you willing to try microgravity in healthcare?

Are you willing to try microgravity in healthcare?

EIT Health has recently been involved in a seed collaboration project with Space Application Services.

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EIT Health InnoStars partners in SAPHIRe consortium on personalised medicine

EIT Health InnoStars partners in SAPHIRe consortium on personalised medicine

InnoStars joins interactive workshop on the future of personalised medicine.

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New series of interviews with healthcare innovators

New series of interviews with healthcare innovators

EIT Health InnoStars presents inspiring stories of people involved in the EIT Health Community

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EIT Health Partner wins prestigious competition

EIT Health Partner wins prestigious competition

EIT Health InnoStars' representative will join the Winning Project's Advisory Committee

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Healthcare in 2022: discussion at the eHealth Summit

Healthcare in 2022: discussion at the eHealth Summit

InnoStars joines one of the biggest healthcare events in Portugal.

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Henk de Jong, Royal Philips: Take Your First Step into Digital Transformation Now

Henk de Jong, Royal Philips: Take Your First Step into Digital Transformation Now

Medical University of Łódź hosted an exclusive debate around digital transformation, with EIT Health participation

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MatchPoint: InnoStars joins student initiative to unite young innovators in Budapest

MatchPoint: InnoStars joins student initiative to unite young innovators in Budapest

Pilot launched on 6 February at Semmelweis University

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Text and videos: Forbes-InnoStars panel identifies healthcare trends

Text and videos: Forbes-InnoStars panel identifies healthcare trends

Session held during EIT Health Summit in December

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InnoStarter platform helps entrepreneurs find the Accelerator programme that can help them

InnoStarter platform helps entrepreneurs find the Accelerator programme that can help them

Developed by InnoStars

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EIT Health 2018 StarShip winner garners award in Portugal

EIT Health 2018 StarShip winner garners award in Portugal

EIT Health programme helped start-up receive €50 000 in funding

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InnoStars supports Budapest students in presenting innovations

InnoStars supports Budapest students in presenting innovations

MatchPoint: A student initiative in Budapest

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Bluepharma and CRU Hungary are new InnoStars Partners

Bluepharma and CRU Hungary are new InnoStars Partners

From Portugal and Hungary

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EIT Health initiatives nominated for European Association Awards

EIT Health initiatives nominated for European Association Awards

StarShip and Jumpstarter

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Glintt hosts other EIT Health partners in European Innovation Networks event

Glintt hosts other EIT Health partners in European Innovation Networks event

Held in Lisbon in December

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Students develop innovations at first EIT Health Arrowhead Workshop for Digital European Health Services

Students develop innovations at first EIT Health Arrowhead Workshop for Digital European Health Services

Organised through the EIT Health E-Lab Network

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Participant details events of 1st EIT Health Alumni Summit in December

Participant details events of 1st EIT Health Alumni Summit in December

Blog post from a Climate KIC Alumnus

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EIT Health VentureLab: Start-ups compete with final pitches

EIT Health VentureLab: Start-ups compete with final pitches

GE Healthcare and Hiventures sign an agreement to support innovative healthcare ventures and initiatives

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Three digital healthcare start-ups awarded in Poland during Innovation Day

Three digital healthcare start-ups awarded in Poland during Innovation Day

A great cooperation of two Polish Medical Universities within the EIT Health network

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Three of the European Health Catapult 2018 Winners are from InnoStars

Three of the European Health Catapult 2018 Winners are from InnoStars

Promising start-ups who will make a significant impact Europe's healthcare.

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Smart-Up Lab 2018 has a winner!

Smart-Up Lab 2018 has a winner!

This year’s edition brought truly innovative ideas that can impact the healthcare sector.

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The EIT Health healthcare innovators community celebrates its annual Summit in Poland

The EIT Health healthcare innovators community celebrates its annual Summit in Poland

Over two days, over 400 attendees participated in panel sessions, matchmaking events and unparalleled networking opportunities to drive forward healthcare innovation.

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Europe’s top health start-ups in Biotech, Medtech and Digital Health win cash and recognition at EIT Health Summit

Europe’s top health start-ups in Biotech, Medtech and Digital Health win cash and recognition at EIT Health Summit

Finals held for European Health Catapult and Bootcamp pitch contest

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Wild Card winner Abtrace receives €2 million in EIT Health funding to develop weapon against antimicrobial resistance

Wild Card winner Abtrace receives €2 million in EIT Health funding to develop weapon against antimicrobial resistance

Instituto Pedro Nunes, Coimbra, Portugal, to act as incubator and host for Abtrace over the next two years.

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EIT Health Summit 2018: Register by 21 November for our seminal event in healthcare innovation

EIT Health Summit 2018: Register by 21 November for our seminal event in healthcare innovation

Join us 4-5 December in Lodz, Poland, to network and discuss healthcare innovation

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EIT Health event 'Praça Vida+'

EIT Health event 'Praça Vida+'

An event organised in the context of the European project Healthy Lifestyle Innovation Quarters for Cities and Citizens (HeaLIQs 4 Cities)

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EIT Health wins 3 of 5 top European awards for innovations to treat cancer, predict Alzheimer’s and detect stroke risk

EIT Health wins 3 of 5 top European awards for innovations to treat cancer, predict Alzheimer’s and detect stroke risk

Five of our nominees were finalists for EIT Awards

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Students can innovate at I-Day events around Europe in November

Students can innovate at I-Day events around Europe in November

Students work on healthcare innovation in teams; one more date set for March

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Six start-ups to vie for €60 000 in InnoStars Awards grants

Six start-ups to vie for €60 000 in InnoStars Awards grants

Competition culminates 16 November 2018 in Budapest

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Smart-Up Lab: Register by 20 September

Smart-Up Lab: Register by 20 September

A four month programme integrated into the UT IdeaLab programme STARTER

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RIS Hub in Romania promotes EIT Health and innovation in healthcare

RIS Hub in Romania promotes EIT Health and innovation in healthcare

Raising awareness of innovation in healthcare in the emerging markets

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University of Porto looking for Partners for Living Lab

University of Porto looking for Partners for Living Lab

Porto Living Lab intends to scout innovative ideas born in the academy and in companies from the city

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The Living Lab Experience in Portugal

The Living Lab Experience in Portugal

Understanding the benefits of the Living Labs for society

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EIT Health Awareness Raising Event organised by RIS Hub

EIT Health Awareness Raising Event organised by RIS Hub

RIS Hub increasing awareness of EIT Health at the Medical University of Gdańsk

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Obituary: Alex Casta Ruiz, 1979-2018

Obituary: Alex Casta Ruiz, 1979-2018

A long-time friend and supporter of EIT Health and the Spanish CLC

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i-Days in Poland, Portugal, Hungary and Italy

i-Days in Poland, Portugal, Hungary and Italy

EIT Health InnoStars Partners joined the Innovation Days initiative that spread across Europe

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GE5 announced winner of the StarShip 2018 programme

GE5 announced winner of the StarShip 2018 programme

An excellent need-driven innovation tool for athletes won at the flagship programme

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Networking Session organised for finalists of HINTT Prize 2018

Networking Session organised for finalists of HINTT Prize 2018

Inspiring networking organised by EIT Health InnoStars Partner in Portugal

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Praça Vida+ wins award at the VI Regional Congress for Active and Healthy Ageing

Praça Vida+ wins award at the VI Regional Congress for Active and Healthy Ageing

Praça Vida+ announced as the winner of the Knowledge+ category

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Smart Technology Mix @technologybiz

Smart Technology Mix @technologybiz

EIT Health Smart Technology Mix involved 100 participants

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The Joint Grand Final awards €200 000 in prizes to finalists

The Joint Grand Final awards €200 000 in prizes to finalists

40 finalists and 22 top winners shared €200 000 for further development in the area of health, raw materials and food

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The start-up nation: Workshops at Technion in Haifa

The start-up nation: Workshops at Technion in Haifa

Israel Institute of Technology gave the EIT Health group insights about the key success factors of the “start-up nation”

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The "Kaunas case" and Santaka Valley: The new Silicon Valley of the Baltics

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Regional hubs are the main catalysts of EIT Health knowledge transfers to develop local ecosystems

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Joint EIT Health Hub - GoGlobal Programme Survey

Joint EIT Health Hub - GoGlobal Programme Survey

Sharing knowledge, best practices, and utilising the mutual benefits of collaboration

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Strengthening awareness of EIT Health among healthcare professionals in InnoStars

Strengthening awareness of EIT Health among healthcare professionals in InnoStars

Smart Technology Mix at HUNGAROMED

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Start-ups supported by EIT Health Germany progress to European Health Catapult Final Competition

Start-ups supported by EIT Health Germany progress to European Health Catapult Final Competition

After winning regional pre-selection, Medical Magnesium and SensArs succeed at European Semi-Finals

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EIT Health UK-Ireland 2018 DPhil/PhD Transition Fellowships Awards Announced

EIT Health UK-Ireland 2018 DPhil/PhD Transition Fellowships Awards Announced

The University of Oxford awarded four PhD/DPhil Transition Fellowships

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Business in Biobanking and Population Health Data Event: Register by 5 September

Business in Biobanking and Population Health Data Event: Register by 5 September

EIT Health partners will host the 2nd Business in Biobanking and Population Health Data event

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Assessing regional innovation ecosystems in the InnoStars regions

Assessing regional innovation ecosystems in the InnoStars regions

Using the Action Plan Finder tool developed by InnoStars

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The University of Porto’s spin-off wins the Lisbon Summit award

The University of Porto’s spin-off wins the Lisbon Summit award

The company earned prize money and a chance to join the 'Grow' programme

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Interview about U. Porto and RIS Hub

Interview about U. Porto and RIS Hub

U. Porto is part of Portugal Ventures’ Ignition Partner Network (IPN)

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University of Porto's technology will help improve spermatozoa quality

University of Porto's technology will help improve spermatozoa quality

Improving the way sperm is preserved for a successful fertilisation

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The University of Porto meets UC Berkeley

The University of Porto meets UC Berkeley

'Leadership Week' in Porto focuses on entrepreneurship and leadershi

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Citizen Toolkit testing at 3 Days of Health event

Citizen Toolkit testing at 3 Days of Health event

Medical innovation created in the regional community

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Health VentureLab: Powered by GE Healthcare

Health VentureLab: Powered by GE Healthcare

Explore and develop health-related business ideas

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Competition and coaching programme for Life Sciences businesses

Competition and coaching programme for Life Sciences businesses

Experienced mentors and coaches help in getting products to market faster

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Welcoming EIT Health's newest partners: kENUP Foundation and CRU

Welcoming EIT Health's newest partners: kENUP Foundation and CRU

Partners in healthcare and innovtion

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Hub4AIM: Hub for Accelerating your Innovation in Medtech

Hub4AIM: Hub for Accelerating your Innovation in Medtech

Support early stage innovative medtech project in reaching the CE marking

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EIT Health Smart-Up Lab 2018

EIT Health Smart-Up Lab 2018

Enabling students to collaborate in small groups on major health challenges

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InnoStars start-ups selected for the Semi-Finals of the 2018 European Health Catapult

InnoStars start-ups selected for the Semi-Finals of the 2018 European Health Catapult

EIT Health has chosen the six best healthcare start-ups

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The InnoStars Awards training programme has started

The InnoStars Awards training programme has started

EIT Health InnoStars Awards' top 25 start-ups started their training at IPN Incubator

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Health VentureLab Budapest Start-up Call

Health VentureLab Budapest Start-up Call

Take your healthcare start-up to the next level with a programme powered by GE Healthcare

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Train the Healthcare Manager Trainer programme 1st edition: Register by 31 August 2018

Train the Healthcare Manager Trainer programme 1st edition: Register by 31 August 2018

This programme is addressed to programme directors and trainers of healthcare

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EIT Health and Merck explore innovations at Curious 2018 Conference

EIT Health and Merck explore innovations at Curious 2018 Conference

Shaping the global future of science and technology and celebrating Merck's 350th anniversary

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EIT Health RIS Hub Summit in Budapest

EIT Health RIS Hub Summit in Budapest

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InnoStars cooperates with the EURAXESS network

InnoStars cooperates with the EURAXESS network

Make full use of the opportunities offered by EURAXESS and connect with highly trained professionals

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EIT Alumni CONNECT 2017: A correspondent reports

EIT Alumni CONNECT 2017: A correspondent reports

From 15-16 October, EIT Alumni CONNECT 2017 took place in Budapest, the annual alumni event facilitating collaboration and knowledge transfer at an interdisciplinary and multicultural level and boosting entrepreneurial action across the alumni communities of EIT

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Campus Program - SMART-UP LAB

Campus Program - SMART-UP LAB

Nine promising teams of Smart-up Lab students presented their innovative ideas to 12 investors

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Twenty promising start-ups win €7k to develop business plans

Twenty promising start-ups win €7k to develop business plans

Winners will go on to compete for up to €30 000 in a pitch competitions

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EIT Health co-organises 2nd Cross-KIC EIT RIS Business Planning Bootcamp in Budapest

EIT Health co-organises 2nd Cross-KIC EIT RIS Business Planning Bootcamp in Budapest

Young innovators receive support and training

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EIT Health InnoStars holds innovation road show

EIT Health InnoStars holds innovation road show

Innovation Open House lets partners host information events in Hungary, Poland, Italy and Portugal

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Innovation Open House - Lodz

Innovation Open House - Lodz

On June 14th, the Innovation and Technology Transfer Center of the Medical University of Lodz in cooperation with EIT Health organized Innovation Open House - mobile conference

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Cross-KIC Business Planning Bootcamps in Tartu and Budapest

Cross-KIC Business Planning Bootcamps in Tartu and Budapest

Entrepreneur with a strong business idea but no business plan yet? Get engaged with Europe’s largest thematic innovation networks and learn how to develop and improve your business plan.

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LaunchLab page launches, in anticipation of September pressure cooker

LaunchLab page launches, in anticipation of September pressure cooker

A landing page was launched in preparation for a bigger launch, which is due to begin in September, the EIT Health Bootcamp: LaunchLab.

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InnoStars Talks: Daniel Szemerey

InnoStars Talks: Daniel Szemerey

Health Venture Lab founding director talks about the potential of CEE region.

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InnoStars Talks: Jan Kubalik

InnoStars Talks: Jan Kubalik

CEO at DEX Innovation Centre tells about initiatives supporting the fight against COVID-19 pandemic.

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InnoStars Talks: Stefan Iarca

InnoStars Talks: Stefan Iarca

CEO at XVision discuss the revolution of modern radiology.

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InnoStars Talks: Guido Magrin

InnoStars Talks: Guido Magrin

CEO & founder of TeiaCare discusses patient empowerment.

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Dora Marosvolgyi

Dora Marosvolgyi

EIT Jumpstarter mentor tells young innovators how they can get the most from the EIT programmes.

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Chiara Maiorino

Chiara Maiorino

InnoStars Education and Regional Manager for Southern Europe discusses the power of STEM women.

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Team

Team

They are people behind every innovation. Meet InnoStars Team.

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Partners

Partners

Our 21 partners span the worlds of industry, education, research and healthcare insurance.

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Events

Events

Mark dates in your diary to attend our popular hackathons, bootcamps, workshops and training courses.

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Podcasts

Podcasts

Stories of innovators who create a healthier and smarter world

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COVID-19

COVID-19

See how EIT Health InnoStars Community is responding to the pandemic.

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Governmental Cooperation

Governmental Cooperation

Partners

EIT Health InnoStars brings together 21 Core and Associate Partners from the more progressive regions within European countries where the overall pace of innovation is still moderate.

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