EIT Health RIH Germany-Switzerland - Together for healthy lives in Europe

EIT Health RIH Germany-Switzerland is one of a total of six EIT Health Centers in Europe and currently serves 35 leading companies and public health care institutions in Germany and Switzerland as well as renowned universities and research institutions in the spirit of the EIT Health Mission in a “public-private partnership”.

The aim is to jointly address the urgent health challenges of our time with concrete measures and programs in order to open up new resources for established and young companies and to realize their ideas in common products and services for the European market.

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Baden-Wuerttemberg – regional promotion for our mission


With the State of Baden-Wuerttemberg, the Ministry of Economics, Research and Culture (MWK), EIT Health RIH Germany-Switzerland has an important supporter and successful player in regional health care for its mission. In numerous cooperations and joint activities, the regional network and actions of EIT Health RIH Germany-Switzerland will be further developed and anchored in the national context, above all in the areas of innovation, education and research.



“With the support of EIT Health RIH Germany-Switzerland in Heidelberg and Mannheim, the Ministry of Science is promoting Baden-Württemberg’s special innovative strength and the best talents and ideas from across Europe. The Ministry of Science is pleased to have a reliable and Europe-wide networked interface for education, research and innovation in the country with EIT Health RIH Germany-Switzerland since 2016.”

Theresia Bauer, Minister of Science, Research and the Arts of the State of Baden-Württemberg



EIT Health RIH Germany-Switzerland is part of a strong innovation ecosystem in Baden-Württemberg where the German University of Excellence Heidelberg (comprehensive university, education, research, hospitals), the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and Roche (Diagnostics, Diabetes Care) are located.

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Do you have questions about the cooperation of EIT Health RIH Germany-Switzerland and the state of Baden-Württemberg or would you like to talk to us about potential cooperation in the region and nationwide? Please contact Dr. Michael Lüttgen, Liaison Manager at EIT Health RIH Germany-Switzerland. He will gladly inform you about the individual opportunities of your cooperation with EIT Health RIH Germany-Switzerland.

Dr. Michael Lüttgen

Stakeholder Relation Lead
+49 621 764 461-12