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Think Tank 2020 report is now published

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EIT Health - Innovation at the interface of industry, research and education

EIT Health is one of eight Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KICs) currently funded by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT). We deliver solutions for high-performance healthcare systems, healthier citizens and a sustainable health economy in Europe. To do this, we connect the right people with the major health challenges of our time across Europe's borders. We use the expertise of over 150 leading players of the European healthcare system - pharmaceuticals, medical technology, diagnostics, consumer goods, universities, research institutions, healthcare providers, payors, policymakers and administrators - to make innovation a reality and commercialise patient-oriented solutions.


November, 2021

Frontiers Health panel: Startup-Corporate Collaborations in Healthcare

We participated in the Frontiers Health conference panel discussion to share some of our insights about innovative corporate-startup partnership approaches as well as the main obstacles faced along the way with the audience. Frontiers Health is one of the premier global digital health innovation events, with a strong focus on digital therapies, breakthrough technologies, healthcare […]

November, 2021

Fast Track to EIC Accelerator is open for applications!

Fast Track, a support instrument for Horizon Europe, is open for applications to channel EIT Health-supported start-ups to the EIC Accelerator programme. Being a support instrument for Horizon Europe, the EIC Accelerator shares the same goal of working towards an innovative Europe. The partnership between EIT Health and the EIC (European Innovation Council) is aimed […]

November, 2021

EIT Health supported Sleepiz AG raises new funds

Sleepiz AG recently raised 1 Mio CHF on swiss “Die Höhle der Löwen”. Sleep loss and sleep disorders are among the most common yet frequently overlooked and readily treatable health problems. Diagnosing sleep disorders today requires a patient to spend the night at a hospital while attached to lots of cables and being monitored by […]

November, 2021

EIT Health-funded biotech start-up PhagoMed is acquired by BioNTech

In 2020, PhagoMed was funded under the EIT Health Catapults and Gold Track programme for the development of its novel synthetic lysine technology for precise antimicrobial treatments. Now the Austrian biotech company has been acquired by BionTech.   The progression of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) presents a global threat, according to the World Health Organisation. Due […]

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We build strong links between business, research and education across European borders and bring stakeholders together.


We support cutting-edge ideas. Our go-to-market strategies bring innovations faster to the market and help create new businesses and jobs.


We provide access to knowledge and improve educational opportunities for students and young physicians. We educate citizens to promote a healthy lifestyle.


We promote cooperation in innovation projects, workshops and startup programmes and use EU funding to finance selected programmes and projects.

EIT Health Germany Partners

EIT Health Germany unites 35 renowned partners from industry, research and education from Germany, Austria and Switzerland in a unique network that together initiate outstanding innovations in the health sector within selected projects and programs.

EIT Health Germany Startups

We promote innovations directly where they arise. We work with start-ups, spin-offs and SMEs from the Digital Health, Healthtech, BioTech and Medtech sectors to create new products, services and jobs, and thus sustainable health economics in the D.A.CH. region and throughout Europe.

We are EIT Health Germany

With our offices in Mannheim and Heidelberg we are the regional service point of EIT Health in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. We are here to help with all questions about the offerings and services of EIT Health.

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