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Five open opportunities for healthcare graduates and professionals

23rd June 2022

If you are passionate about healthcare and technology, why not take the opportunity of a lifetime by applying for an EIT Health programme? Our unique offerings give you the opportunity to learn new skills, connect with a vast network of experts, access new markets, finance and more.

Why EIT Health?

By joining an EIT Health programme, you will become part of Europe’s leading healthcare innovation community. Backed by the European Union, we bring together 150+ partners, including academic institutes, businesses and healthcare providers, providing a platform for them develop innovative solutions to improve the health of European citizens.

We are now accepting applications for our open programmes for students and professionals in healthcare. Apply today to learn about healthcare innovation, gain new skills, and make a difference in the lives of European citizens.

What programmes are available?

MedTech Bootcamp

MedTech is one of the most competitive sectors in healthcare and this bootcamp is designed to help participants get acquainted with all the aspects of the industry. If you are an innovator, entrepreneur, or an early age start-up with a focus on MedTech or Digital Health, a team of at least two people, with a solution at Technology Readiness Level (TRL) 2-4 and are registered in a Horizon Europe country, this six-week bootcamp is for you.

DKV Health Insurance, IESE Business School, Instituto Pedro Nunes, Medical Valley, Friedrich-Alexander Universität and Unternehmer TUM have partnered with us to deliver a programme to help you with your IP (Intellectual Property), medical device law, market access, intended purpose, validation, pitching, and more.

Apply here before 27 June.

Interseed Bootcamp

Tangent at Trinity College Dublin, Technical University of Denmark (DTU), and Medicen Paris Region have partnered with us to run a programme which bridges the gap between agile new solution providers and the healthcare industry’s ability to adopt and integrate third-party innovations.

If you are an innovator, entrepreneur or an early age start-up with solutions leveraging artificial intelligence, machine learning, blockchain and data analytics, with a minimum viable product (MVP) or service that is TRL 5+, and located in a Horizon Europe country, then check out this eight-week programme.

Apply here before 27 June.

Healthy and Active Ageing Bootcamp

Over 20% percent of the European population is over 65 years of age, a demographic start-ups can sometimes fail to focus on. If you are an innovator with a CIMIT Maturity Innovation Level of 5-6 or a TRL 4-5 and are registered in a Horizon Europe country, join this two-month bootcamp to deliver to the silver economy.

Instituto Pedro Nunes, Tangent at Trinity College Dublin and Medical University of Lodz have partnered with us to find innovative solutions around longevity and active ageing.

Apply here before 27 June.

ENERGHY Summer School

If you are an undergraduate student in their last year, MSc and PhD graduate or student, postdoctoral researcher, or a young entrepreneur and healthcare professional, this ten-day summer school is for you.

BioInnovate at National University of Ireland Galway, Hospital Sant Joan de Déu, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), TropEd, and Universal Doctor have partnered with us to empower students to work on innovations with a global impact.

Apply here before 27 June.

SciFi Course

This course is designed to help healthcare professionals transition from scientists to innovators. If you are working at a university, research institute or clinic, a PhD candidate or Postdoc in an area of healthcare, and are based in a Horizon Europe country, join this three-month online programme.

Maastricht University, Karolinska Institutet, Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology, BioInnovate at National University of Ireland Galway, Friedrich-Alexander Universität, Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia, Institut Mines-Télécom, Institute for Research in Biomedicine, Medicen Paris Region, Centre for Genomic Regulation, Roche Diagnostics, FreshBlood, Philips Electronics Nederland, and DEX Innovation Centre have partnered with us to deliver SciFi.

Apply here before 30 June.

Why join an EIT Health programme?

EIT Health programmes are designed to support healthcare students and professionals to develop their skills and knowledge. Here are some of the many reasons why you should consider applying:

⦁          Personalized coaching by a team of dedicated mentors from the European healthcare industry

⦁          Improved chances of success with reimbursement

⦁          Access to target users/market to test your innovation

⦁          Opportunity to network with potential stakeholders and investors

⦁          Opportunity to discuss finance options while learning how to build your team

⦁          Opportunity to participate in pitching rounds in real-world settings

⦁          Exclusive access to EIT Health Alumni community and other EIT Health programmes

For more information about these programmes, watch this information session.

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