EIT Health Germany Blog

Welcome to the official EIT Health Germany blog. For a more personal, behind-the-scenes recount of our programmes and the experiences they entail, look no further! Our blog posts cover stories from participants in our various programmes to general advice from individuals from our community.
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 […]

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March, 2021

A finalist’s journey through the EIT Health Catapult – Alexander Belcredi, CEO of PhagoMed

In the run-up to the application deadline for the EIT Health Catapult 2021, Alexander Belcredi, CEO of PhagoMed, shares his personal journey during the competition. In Europe, we sometimes lack the mentality to show-off our science, our programmes and our company.  When building a biotech business, it feels more natural to focus on innovative science […]

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February, 2021

Startup-pharma partnership that paid off – Interview with Kostas Saridakis, founder of Collaborate Healthcare

One year after the end of Start-ups Meet Pharma 2020, Collaborate Healthcare’s founder shares his view on the programme. It’s been one year since Kostas Saridakis, founder of Collaborate Healthcare applied for the Start-ups Meet Pharma, trying to solve Amgen’s challenge on continuity in treatment strategy and treatment optimization for post-myocardial infarction patients. Looking back, […]

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November, 2020

My experience with the EIT Health Catapult – Blog post by Claudiu Leverenz, CEO of Munevo

Catapult yourself into the next milestones of your journey in the healthcare space.  Being an EIT Health veteran, we at munevo have been through multiple EIT Health programmes, but this is our experience with the EIT Health Catapult. I hope you will enjoy the read. First of all, we always wanted to join the EIT […]

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September, 2020

“What makes a successful Headstart application?” – 5 tips from Headstart winner Nia Health

The deadline for the second round of the Headstart Programme is approaching fast and one of the former award winners, Nia Health, shares their tips for a successful application. The EIT Health Headstart programme provides emerging companies with mentorship and funding opportunities to accelerate the development and time-to-market of innovative products and services to improve the […]

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September, 2020

Creating digital home healthcare for Europe’s elderly individuals – What it means to be part of the Digital Health Entrepreneurship course?

Technology could provide the answer to keeping elderly Europeans healthier, at home, and independent as they age. The DHE Course is the first step in that direction. Europe’s population is getting older. Faced with this demographic crisis, it’s essential to develop new ways to help our ageing populations. If you have an idea on how […]

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August, 2020

Competing for quality of life – What it means to be part of the SensUs competition?

The SensUs competition is an international student competition on biosensors for health. We reached out to former team members to tell us more about their SensUs experience. SensUs is the annual student competition on molecular biosensors for healthcare applications. The theme of SensUs 2020 is “Managing epileptic disease, by measuring with ease” and this year […]

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August, 2020

What it means to be a M.Sc. in Health Medical Data Analytics and Entrepreneurship student?

The first blog post is dedicated to the Masters programme – Health Medical Data Analytics and Entrepreneurship. Mohammed Shkokani shares his personal experience with the programme. We are launching a series of blog posts dedicated to various EIT Health programmes, providing a platform for programme participants to share their personal experience. The first blog post […]

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