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.
January, 2021

Great success for 24-hour care: DIN Standard for exemplary home care published

EIT Health Headstart Programme 2019 finalist Mecasa prevails by initiating the first DIN Standard for higher quality 24h care. Demand for home care for seniors in need of support in Germany is high. At the same time, there is a lack of qualified personnel which means that foreign workers, especially from Eastern European countries, have […]

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January, 2021

Manfred Heinzer joins EIT Health Germany Supervisory Board

EIT Health Germany appoints new Supervisory Board Member. A warm welcome to Manfred Heinzer, Vice President and General Manager of Amgen Germany, as a new member of the EIT Health Germany Supervisory Board representing the DACH region within its 150+ members strong, pan-European EIT Health network. Manfred Heinzer succeeds Roman Stampfli, Vice President Marketing and […]

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January, 2021

Venture Centre of Excellence launches call for VCs to join

Interested venture capital funds can apply to cooperate with the Venture Centre of Excellence (VCoE). The European Investment Fund (EIF) has published a call for expressions of interest from venture capital funds who want to cooperate with the Venture Centre of Excellence (VCoE), a partnership created by EIF and EIT Health with the goal of […]

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January, 2021

EIC-EIT: working closer together for Europe’s innovators

A Memorandum of Understanding will reinforce cooperation to support the best European entrepreneurs. This week, the European Innovation Council (EIC) and the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) providing a framework for the two EU-backed institutions to work together in supporting Europe’s best entrepreneurs. This agreement will strengthen […]

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January, 2021

Navigating the crisis together: EIT Health start-ups offer a helping hand in managing the new normal

The COVID-19 pandemic poses new challenges for healthcare. EIT Health Germany supported start-ups lend a helping hand with creative solutions. There is no doubt that the spread of COVID-19 has had a strong effect on the overall health system and people’s well-being globally. We have not experienced anything quite like this pandemic before. The current […]

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January, 2021

Siemens Healthineers and IBM cooperate to drive the digitalization of Germany´s healthcare system

EIT Health Core Partner Siemens Healthineers and IBM introduce “teamplay digital health platform connect” that will advance the networking of the German healthcare system and expand the infrastructure for the provision of digital services. The new, open digital platform “teamplay digital health platform connect” is the outcome of the rich experience and expertise between Siemens […]

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January, 2021

A very warm welcome to 2021 – An exciting new year lies ahead of us!

A look towards 2021. Our new partners As every January, it’s our privilege and pleasure to say “Herzlich Willkommen” to some new and newly upgraded partners. As of 1 January 2021, Berlin Partners and Life Science Factory joined EIT Health’s first-class community and specifically our CLC as Network Partners, whilst Vienna-based high-tech incubator INiTS upgraded to Associate Partner status. Life Science Factory is a brand new […]

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January, 2021

Think Tank 2020 Round Table Series: German Think Tank Report

The EIT Health Think Tank 2020 drove analysis into the potential of AI to transform healthcare across multiple European regions, and provided recommendations for greater acceptance and utility of AI within the field. The EIT Health Think Tank brings healthcare leaders together to prepare the ground for life-changing innovation and identify the next opportunity for […]

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January, 2021

Wild Card Programme 2021- Now accepting applications

EIT Health calls on Europe’s innovators to revolutionise Eye & Vision Care and Pain Management. EIT Health’s open innovation programme, Wild Card, opens today calling on Europe’s innovators to apply to help solve the challenges associated with eye and vision care and pain management. Continuing its quest to break new ground in health by challenging […]

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December, 2020

2020 year in review and look ahead to 2021

As we approach the end of the year, it’s time to reflect on the successes of the past year while also looking forward to opportunities in the New Year. 2020 has been a challenging time for all of us and yet it has also shown us that innovation can be at the heart of the solution to the current crisis. We […]

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