Partners

EIT Health Germany is responsible for 28 partners in Germany and Switzerland and supports them in developing innovative healthcare solutions.

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  • Logo: Amgen

    Amgen

    Associate Partner

    The biotechnology company Amgen was founded in 1980 as AMGen (Applied Molecular Genetics). With around 18.000 employees, Amgen is the biggest biotechnology company worldwide with an annual turnover of 23 bn $ in 2016.

    Key Interests:

    • Innovation
    • powerful network of innovative organizations that bring real change and true value to the healthcare sector
    • partners who are working with osteoporosis, value-based partnerships, entrepreneurship & education

    Key Activities:

    Life Sciences, Clinical research, Pharma, Healthcare provision, Incubation, Technology Transfer, Testing & Validation, Healthcare professional education/training

  • Logo: Bayer Pharma AG

    Bayer Pharma AG

    Associate Partner

    We are the pharmaceutical division of Bayer AG. Our products improve people’s quality of life worldwide generating sales of more than 12 billion Euros. Our R&D efforts are focused on Cardiology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Hematology and Gynecology.

    Key Interests:

    • Focus on personalized oncology
    • Leveraging talent and education
    • Collaboration with other EIT Health partners to enhance European healthcare
    • Personalized Oncology and integrated Cancer Care
    • Leveraging Talents and Education
    • Leveraging Enabling Technologies and Exploiting Big Data

    Key Activities:

    Biomedical engineering, Life Sciences, Clinical research, Pharma, Diagnostics, Healthcare provision, Incubation, Finance & Investment, Business coaching, Entrepreneurship training, Healthcare professional education/training

  • Logo: Beiersdorf AG

    Beiersdorf AG

    Associate Partner

    Beiersdorf is a leading skin care company with more than 17,000 employees worldwide and over 130 years of experience in research and development. Next to our iconic brand NIVEA, we own other global brands like Eucerin, Hansaplast, and La Prairie.

    Key Interests:

    • Motivate Active Personal Lifestyles
    • Mobility and Independence Throughout Life
    • Leveraging Enabling Technologies and Exploiting Big Data

    Key Activities:

    Biomedical engineering, Life Sciences, Consumer products, Healthcare provision, Business coaching

  • Logo: BIO Clustermanagement NRW GmbH

    BIO Clustermanagement NRW GmbH

    Associate Partner

    BIO Clustermanagement NRW GmbH is representing BIO.NRW Cluster Biotechnology North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) as founding associate member within EIT Health. The company offers a variety of services and promotes biotechnology from NRW.

    Key Interests:

    • Investor Network
    • Investor community Portal
    • China as life science market

    Key Activities:

    Incubation, Finance & Investment, Technology Transfer, Business coaching, Entrepreneurship training, Healthcare professional education/training

  • Logo: BioM Biotech Cluster Development GmbH

    BioM Biotech Cluster Development GmbH

    Associate Partner

    BioM is a not-for-profit service company located in Martinsried/Munich that aims to foster Bavaria’s Biotech. BioM offers several services, in particular for small and medium-sized biotech enterprises to help accelerating biomedical innovation.

    Key Interests:

    • Network Partner (250 life sciences companies including 130 SMEs)
    • Supporting early-stage start-ups
    • Interaction with international start-ups getting them in touch with the biotech ecosystem in Munich
    • Internationalization of SMEs (Asia/ Japan)
    • mentor circle, pitch doctor, boot camp, networking events, Bio Angels, m4 award

    Key Activities:

    Incubation, Finance & Investment, Technology Transfer, Business coaching, Entrepreneurship training, Healthcare professional education/training

  • Logo: EPFL – École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

    EPFL – École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

    Associate Partner

    The EPFL Nutrition Center creates multidisciplinary projects through Grand Challenges in engineering, material science, bioengineering, big data and life science. We have a diverse portfolio in Food, Nutrition and Health research projects.

    Key Interests:

    • Create better healthcare conditions for European citizens
    • focus on education, leveraging enabling technologies and exploiting big data
    • Motivate Active Personal Lifestyles
    • Ageing with a Healthy Brain
    • Mobility and Independence Throughout Life
    • Leveraging Enabling Technologies and Exploiting Big Data

    Key Activities:

    Biomedical engineering, Life Sciences, Social sciences / health economics, Incubation, Technology Transfer, Entrepreneurship training, Technical faculties, Medical faculties, Healthcare professional education/training

  • Logo: Fondation Asile des aveugles

    Fondation Asile des aveugles

    Associate Partner

    Founded in 1848 in Lausanne (switzerland), the fondation Asile des aveugles manages an Eye Hospital, 2 care homes, 1 School for visual impaired children and a research center (basic research, Clinical trial Unit, living lab / rehabilitation).

    Key Interests:

    • Leveraging Talents and Education
    • Leveraging Enabling Technologies and Exploiting Big Data
    • Eye care & vision care – Diabetes & its connection to vision care

    Key Activities:

    Biomedical engineering, Clinical research, Healthcare provision, Testing & Validation, Medical faculties, Healthcare professional education/training

  • Logo: German Center for Diabetes Research

    German Center for Diabetes Research

    Associate Partner

    The DZD brings together experts in the field of translational diabetes research from bench to bedside. The aim of the DZD is to develop novel strategies for successful personalized prevention and treatment of diabetes.

    Key Interests:

    • Motivate Active Personal Lifestyles
    • Metabolic Health
    • Leveraging Talents and Education
    • Campus activities in entrepreneurship
    • Hackathons

    Key Activities:

    Life Sciences, Clinical research, Healthcare provision, Technology Transfer, Healthcare professional education/training

  • Logo: Gothaer Krankenversicherung AG

    Gothaer Krankenversicherung AG

    Associate Partner

    Gothaer Krankenversicherung is a private health insurance and a subsidiary of the Gothaer Group, which insures around 600,000 people in Germany. As a mutual insurance, Gothaer Krankenversicherung is partner of EURAPCO, a European alliance of eight mutual insurances, within which it sponsors and leads the digital health workstream.

    Key Interests:

    • Innovation in healthcare and health service delivery models
    • Development of a vibrant health innovation ecosystem in Europe
    • Collaborating with EIT Health partners from across Europe to develop new products and services
    • Interested in projects that aim at developing professional corporate health management plans.
    • Mentoring start-ups

    Key Activities:

    Social sciences / health economics, ICT, Consumer products, Healthcare provision, Payers, Incubation, Technology Transfer, Business coaching, Testing & Validation, Healthcare professional education/training

  • Logo: Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

    Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

    Associate Partner

    Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) combines the tasks of a university of the state of Baden-Wuerttemberg with those of a research center of the Helmholtz Association in research, teaching and innovation with many health-related topics.

    Key Interests:

    • biomedical sensing
    • data management
    • Living lab for elderly
    • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) & early detection
    • x-ray dark-field imaging

    Key Activities:

    Biomedical engineering, Life Sciences, Healthcare provision, Incubation, Technology Transfer, Entrepreneurship training, Technical faculties

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