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Annual Symposium 2021: EIT Health Germany & EIT Health Scandinavia

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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.


September, 2021

Sleepiz recently raised €4M to aid patients with chronic respiratory diseases

EIT Health Catapult winner 2019, Sleepiz, raises 4 Million Euros in Series-A funding round   Sleepiz was established with the aim to deliver patient-centric disease management directly into people´s homes. The Zürich-based startup utilizes its detailed insights into sleep patterns and combines it with the use of a device that may be put on the […]

September, 2021

How to make ideas reality: SarAI – a digital pharmaceutical solution at Startup School

With the aim of lowering healthcare system costs and reducing patient handling delay in an understaffed healthcare system, a team joined Startup School (an innovation program from hei_INNOVATION incubator of Heidelberg University) in July 2021 to get a deeper understanding of how to deliver value to patients whilst developing a viable business. Within the framework […]

September, 2021

New program: start-ups work on digital solutions for healthcare leaders

On the 9th of September, 2021, EIT Health (European Institute of Technology and Innovation; Mannheim/Heidelberg) has launched a program called “Start-ups Meet Healthcare Providers” to develop new technologies that have a direct impact on patients’ everyday treatment. Numerous start-ups and innovators have already applied to the program. EIT Health brings innovators and healthcare providers together […]

August, 2021

Skills for the new healthcare era: Accelerating Innovation in Healthcare Training

Empowering the next generation of healthcare innovators Is working with hospitals your next strategic milestone? Do you have an idea you wish to scale for patient benefit? Our Accelerating Innovation in Healthcare Training might be the right thing for you. EIT Health Germany is offering a unique combination of intensive training and development of personal […]

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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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