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, 2020

EIT Health COVID-19 ‘Rapid Response’ projects for 2020

EIT Health opens “Rapid Response” request for proposals to support immediate response of our partnership to the COVID-19 pandemic. EIT Health is seeking proposals for new projects or extensions of an existing project that can be implemented rapidly, with full spending and completion of the initiative taking place in 2020. Proposed activities must address the […]

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April, 2020

Headstart Funding for COVID-19 Solutions

EIT Health is inviting digital health startups to join the battle against COVID-19. In response to the growing crisis caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, EIT Health through the Headstart programme, will award up to €50,000 to companies with the potential to enable the community and health systems to fill in the gap until COVID-19 vaccines […]

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March, 2020

Push your idea forward – Apply for MCN Voucher

You need support in getting your project off the ground? Having doubts on your business strategy? Looking for some marketing tips? Then apply for MCN voucher and reach your next milestone in a flash.  Mentoring & Coaching Network (MCN) is an EIT Health initiative to help health and healthcare-oriented startups find the expertise they need […]

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March, 2020

COVID-19: Response from EIT Health Germany community

The coronavirus pandemic continues to spread rapidly across the world affecting every aspect of life. It is a public health crisis without precedent in living memory, and each and every one of us is called upon to respond. As a response to the ongoing health crisis, EIT Health will provide the support and connections necessary […]

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March, 2020

Business Plan 2021 Call for Proposals – New deadlines!

On October 1, 2019, EIT Health opened its call for proposed activities in the Innovation, Campus and Accelerator pillars to be included in the Business Plan 2021. UPDATE (1 April 2020) – Changes to the BP2021 Call  On 1 April 2020 the following changes to the BP2021 Call were announced: Deadline for submission extended to […]

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March, 2020

2020 Accelerator programmes – Deadlines approaching!

The deadlines for the 2020 Accelerator programs are approaching in March !!! Have you already identified which program of our 2020 Accelerator Catalog is most suitable for you? UPDATE (March 17, 2020) – Extension of deadline for three programs  At EIT Health, we are monitoring the pandemic and we are working closely with our partners […]

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March, 2020

World Sleep Day – Bringing the sleep laboratory at home with Sleepiz

Quality sleep is imperative to our individual and collective well-being. In order to spread awareness about the importance of getting a good sleep, each year the world marks World Sleep Day. Today, EIT Health Germany is honouring the day by talking to Max Sieghold, co-founder of Sleepiz, about how they are changing the way sleep […]

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March, 2020

A novel vaccine TherVacB may help cure chronic hepatitis B infection

Researchers at Helmholtz Zentrum München, Technical University of Munich (TUM) and the German Center for Infection Research (DZIF) have developed a novel therapeutic approach to cure chronic hepatitis B. More than three percent of the world’s population are chronically infected by the hepatitis B virus. As a result, every year, 880,000 people worldwide die of […]

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March, 2020

#EachforEqual: Women in healthtech explain what International Women’s Day means to them

8 March is International Women’s Day , a global day of recognition celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. This year’s International Women’s Day campaign theme is #EachforEqual and we asked three female health innovators to share what IWD means to them, as well as advice to fellow women on this day […]

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March, 2020

EPFL Scientists offer new insights into Parkinson’s disease beginnings and evolution

New insights into the processes that cause Parkinson’s disease Patients diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease contain distinct, characteristic structures called “Lewy bodies” in their brains, structures which are still not fully explored today and demand further research, specifically, how they first develop in neurons and what exactly they’re made of and how they contribute to the […]

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