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Accelerator Catalogue 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.


April, 2021

Medtech-Start-up Clinomic receives 7 million euros for intensive care

The spin-off of RWTH Aachen University Clinomic has collected 7 million euros Aachen-based medtech start-up Clinomic, which is active in the medical field of intensive care, closed a new funding round with a total of approximately 7 million euros. The investment was from a consortium of private investors and family offices from Germany and Austria. […]

April, 2021

World Parkinson’s Day 2021: Optimising Digital Care for a better life with Parkinson’s disease

EIT Health Germany joins the celebration of World Parkinson’s Day. April 11 is World Parkinson’s Day, and a moment in time to come together to raise awareness and advance research toward better therapies and a cure for Parkinson’s disease. The day aims to put the focus on this neurodegenerative disease, which currently affects 300,000 – […]

April, 2021

5 Tips for a Successful Admission to the DiGA Directory – Henrik Emmert, CEO of Aidhere GmbH

In October 2020, the first programmes were listed as “Digitale Gesundheitsanwendungen” (digital health applications) in the official DiGA directory of the German Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices (BfArM). Since then the list has grown to include twelve applications (as of March 2021). Henrik Emmert, CEO and founder of aidhere, was among the first […]

April, 2021

Finally mobile: How the MACH project gives children with heart failure more mobile autonomy

After CE certification of the mobile heart support system EXCOR® Active, a report from the Fraunhofer Institute analyses the potential impact on patients and families. The cooperation between RWTH Aachen University, Newcastle University, and the company Berlin Heart GmbH was conducted with the support of the University Hospital RWTH Aachen and the Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospital. […]

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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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