EIT Health Germany Newsroom

Welcome to the EIT Health Germany Newsroom! Are you looking for up-to-date information from the healthcare sector or about EIT Health Germany? Here you will find the latest news, press releases, clippings, photo material and news from social media as well as all the important background information about EIT Health Germany.
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 […]

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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 […]

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June, 2021

Education Seminar Series: Community and Education in Action

“Offering lifelong learning opportunities for professionals in Europe and globally” – that is the declared mission of the EIT Health Germany Education Pillar. The pillar offers a complex myriad of possibilities for education in various fields of healthcare that goes beyond (but not excluding) the classical university campus. Organised as monthly 1-hour-webinars, the ultimate goal […]

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June, 2021

World Continence Week 2021: Chat with Martina Viduka, CEO of Advosense

In celebration of World Continence Week 2021, let’s find out how Advosense is tackling this sensitive condition. With incontinence affecting 4–8% of the world’s adult population, it’s time to address the stigma surrounding the condition and help patients enjoy a high quality of life, play an active role in society and have access to appropriate […]

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June, 2021

New cooperation between RAMPmedical and Siemens Healthineers

EIT Health Headstart Covid-19 solution winner RAMPmedical announces new cooperation with EIT Health Germany partner Siemens Healthineers. RAMPmedical‘s multiple EU award-winning Clinical Decision Support Software RAMP has been integrated into Siemens Healthineers’ teamplay digital health platform connect. This platform provides all the hospital’s patient data in such a way that RAMP can scan it (for […]

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June, 2021

ADVITOS’ innovative 4-in-1 therapy receives €20 M funding

EIT Health Catapult 2019 finalist ADVITOS completes a €20 M funding round led by Crédit Mutuel Equity, with a co-investment from the EU EIC Fund. Every year, multi-organ failure causes the death of approximately half a million intensive care patients in Western Europe and the United States. This is about 60 percent of all deaths […]

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June, 2021

EIT Health Catapult D.A.CH Regional Selection: 6 start-ups continue their Catapult journey

Six start-ups have been selected for the EIT Health Catapult Semi-finals, ready to make their mark on the European healthcare scene. We are excited to announce the six D.A.CH start-ups selected to join the EIT Health Catapult Semi-finals, chosen among the 42 start-ups from across Europe, moving to the next stage of the programme. The […]

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June, 2021

Start-ups Meet Pharma 2021 officially kicks off with Module One

8 days, 13 workshops, 18 teams, 10 amazing speakers and Module 1 of Start-ups Meet Pharma 2021 is over! Start-ups Meet Pharma 2021 officially kicked off in May with 8 days of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Training for the 18 startups chosen to participate in this year’s cohort. We brought a diverse group of experts from across […]

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June, 2021

“Because Eyesight Matters”: Diagnosing eye diseases at an early stage

For the National Day of the Visually Impaired we interviewed Timothé Laforest of EarlySight. The day of the visually impaired is a national day of action in Germany that has been celebrated on June 6th since 1998 to draw attention to the situation and concerns of people with visual impairments. The campaign is led by […]

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June, 2021

FAU puts together team for new research center EmpkinS

New Collaborative Research Centre (CRC) at FAU has just been approved for the next 4 years and is now filling open positions.   To create sensor technology and gather movement data for the human body is the objective of the new Collaborative Research Centre (CRC) at FAU that just has been approved by the German […]

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