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Weekly Webinars on the 2020 Accelerator Catalogue!

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EIT Health Business Plan 2021

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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.


February, 2020

Business Plan 2021 Calls for Proposals – Open now

On October 1, 2019, EIT Health opened its call for proposed activities in the Innovation, Campus and Accelerator pillars to be included in the Business Plan 2021. EIT Health is seeking to build a strong and impactful portfolio of activities to run in 2021 and beyond. There are six EIT Health Focus areas that shape the […]

February, 2020

Redrawing the map of cancer genome research

Cancer’s genetic causes are more diverse than previous scientific studies have indicated – a conclusion reached by researchers from ETH Zurich and University Hospital Zurich. Through their participation in an international research collaboration, they helped compile the most comprehensive catalogue to date of gene alterations associated with cancer. Their work was based on the analysis […]

February, 2020

Startups Meet Pharma

…a challenge-based acceleration Programme for Startups and Key Pharma Companies in Europe. The EIT Health Startups Meet Pharma is a challenge-based acceleration programme connecting startups developing innovative solutions for chronic care with key pharma partners in Europe. The programme invites startups developing solutions which impact both the Pharma industry and patients, to tackle set challenges […]

February, 2020

Three DACH startups are now part of EIT Health Gold Track Programme

Fast forward to dynamic growth: Smart4Diagnostics and eMurmur receive green light to continue the programme and DegRx is a newcomer to the EIT Health Gold Track programme  The EIT Health Gold Track is an individualised, milestone-oriented, mentorship programme, designed to help companies achieve ambitious business goals within short timelines. During the one-year program, selected companies […]

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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 28 renowned partners from industry, research and education from Germany 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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