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.
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. […]

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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 – […]

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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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April, 2021

Open call: Franco-German Call for Innovation projects on AI for Risk prevention, Crisis manangement and Resilience

Germany and France have launched a joint call for funding for innovation projects in the field of artificial intelligence. New challenges and opportunities for AI solutions arise from the health and economic crisis that the world is currently facing due to the corona pandemic. AI solutions can promote the development of new products and services with which, for example, the healthcare […]

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April, 2021

Together we are strong – COVID-19 Initiatives 2020

Almost exactly a year ago, the COVID-19 pandemic suddenly cut into public and private life in Europe. The sudden threat demanded a decisive response from the European institutions in order to minimize damage to human life and the economy and to prevent the pandemic from progressing uncontrollably. EIT Health, as part of the European Institute […]

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April, 2021

New EIT Initiative to Boost Innovation in Higher Education Across Europe

HEI Initiative: Innovation Capacity Building for Higher Education – Unlocking the potential of higher education institutions for innovation and entrepreneurship The HEI Initiative is a novel cross-KIC initiative that aims to unlock the full innovation potential of higher education institutions (HEIs) whilst integrating them into Europe’s largest innovation ecosystem. As part of HEI Initiative: Innovation Capacity […]

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March, 2021

EIT Health und BioMed Alliance join forces

EIT Health and the Biomedical Alliance in Europe (BioMed Alliance) sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the next two years to enable collaboration between the health innovation community and medical societies in Europe.   The common goals are evident between EIT Health, the largest European network for health innovation bringing together science, industry, research […]

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March, 2021

One Year On: EIT Health Headstart Covid-19 Winners

In 2020, we awarded 4 Headstart COVID-19 grants. One year later, let’s find out what’s been accomplished. Following the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, EIT Health expanded the scope of its Headstart programme and launched a specific Headstart call, targeted at start-ups offering products and services that could alleviate pressure on the healthcare system. We […]

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March, 2021

The regional Highlight Report 2020 Baden-Württemberg ist out!

In the regional Highlight Report, Baden-Wuerttemberg EIT Health Germany presents events, projects and start-ups that were fostered in Baden-Wuerttemberg in 2020. As part of the EIT network based in Mannheim and Heidelberg, we connect companies and institutions from Baden-Wuerttemberg with strong partners from all over Europe.   Read the whole report here (available only in […]

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March, 2021

World Kidney Day: Advancing Acute Kidney Failure Management

World Kidney Day takes place annually on the second Thursday of March. This global campaign aims to raise awareness about kidney health, prevention, risks and living with kidney failure. ADVITOS GmbH, one of the EIT Health Catapult MedTech finalists and since then a participant in our Catapult program, has launched a revolutionary new technology for […]

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