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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.


July, 2021

Higher Education Initiative call results: 23 projects selected by the EIT

23 projects involving 135 HEIs and 140 non-academic organisations from 32 countries will benefit from the first call with funding of up to EUR 27.5 million. In March 2021 the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) launched the HEI Initiative: Innovation Capacity Building for Higher Education − a new initiative to unlock the full […]

July, 2021

Eisbach Bio receives 8 million EUR funding to fight SARS-CoV-2

The Planegg-based biotechnology start-up Eisbach Bio received EUR 8 Million funding for the clinical development of SARS-CoV-2 helicase inhibitor   Eisbach Bio is a biotechnology start-up that develops a new class of novel medication, that targets the molecular vulnerabilities in human disease. The company originally focused on its main pipeline in oncology, by using its […]

July, 2021

“I want to close my €3 M round by the end of the month.” – why funding doesn’t come easy and how to set yourself up for success

Caroline Saï has been the European Coordinator for the EIT Health Investor Network for more than three years now and has led many start-ups through the process. She knows: making your start-up visible and gaining investor’s interest is a process that needs effort and time – often more than start-ups are initially aware of. The […]

July, 2021

Getting started in MedTech – Winner of the Young Talent Award shares her journey

In April 2021, Charlotte Pradel received the Young Talent Award for her bachelor thesis on image processing supporting tissue engineering. Now she is in the midst of pursuing her (M.Sc.) Master’s degree in Health and Medical Data Analytics at the FAU. Read on to find out more about her motivation and unique journey.   My […]

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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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