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.
October, 2021

Breakthrough Device Designation for EIT Health Headstart winner: SensArs Neuroprosthetics

SensArs Neuroprosthetics Sàrl. has received Breakthrough Device Designation by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its SENSY System. 6.9-10% of the world population is affected by chronic neuropathic pain. Drugs are often not effective in the treatment, which could be replaced with neuromodulation, however, the currently available neuromodulation therapies only have partial effectiveness, […]

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October, 2021

WildCard challenge winner Orbit Health secures 1.3M EUR funding

Last year´s EIT Health Wild Card winner, Orbit Health, has been selected for the Creation House program by BioInnovation Institute, Denmark. Orbit Health focuses on the growing challenges in chronic care demand patient-centric solutions. As half the world’s adult population suffers from at least one chronic disease, not only life expectancy is affected but the […]

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October, 2021

14 start-ups enter the first cohort of the Start-ups Meet Healthcare Providers programme

EIT Health Germany welcomes 14 start-ups from across Europe to the first edition of the Start-ups Meet Healthcare Providers programme. As part of our commitment to connecting key partners from industry, academia and research with one another to encourage innovation in healthcare, in June 2021 we launched our second flagship programme “Start-ups Meet Healthcare Providers”.  The […]

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September, 2021

World Contraception Day: What it means to be a FemTech company today

The 26th of October is World Contraception Day, a global day of recognition of the importance of family planning in the lives of people. This day was established with the goal to increase contraceptive knowledge and empowering young people to make educated decisions about their sexual and reproductive health. With the aim to honour this […]

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September, 2021

Sleepiz recently raised €4M to aid patients with chronic respiratory diseases

EIT Health Catapult winner 2019, Sleepiz, raises 4 Million Euros in Series-A funding round   Sleepiz was established with the aim to deliver patient-centric disease management directly into people´s homes. The Zürich-based startup utilizes its detailed insights into sleep patterns and combines it with the use of a device that may be put on the […]

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August, 2021

Skills for the new healthcare era: Accelerating Innovation in Healthcare Training

Empowering the next generation of healthcare innovators Is working with hospitals your next strategic milestone? Do you have an idea you wish to scale for patient benefit? Our Accelerating Innovation in Healthcare Training might be the right thing for you. EIT Health Germany is offering a unique combination of intensive training and development of personal […]

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August, 2021

The EIC & EIT Health Pilot Collaboration: EIT Health opens Bridgehead programme to EIC-Start-ups

EIT Health and European Innovation Council (EIC) signed a year-long pilot collaboration as part of the Horizon 2020 funding programme. The collaboration aims to build synergies between the two organisations to better target Europe’s innovation and breakthrough technologies in healthcare.   EIT Health has announced the opening of their ‘Bridgehead’ programme to health start-ups supported […]

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August, 2021

SEROCOV-Study finds antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 to remain stable, or even increase, in the first seven months

New study led by ISGlobal observed levels of SARS-CoV-2-Antibodies in Healthcare personnel and investigated impact of antibodies to human cold coronavirus   To determine whether someone who has had COVID-19 has developed immunity to the SARS CoV-2 virus was one of the objectives of the innovation rapid response project CoviproteHCt. The mission of the research […]

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August, 2021

Smart4Diagnostics gains Sarstedt as a new strategic investor

As part of the Series A financing round, SARSTEDT AG & Co. KG becomes a strategic investor in Smart4Diagnostics.   The Munich-based start-up was founded in 2018 as part of the EIT Health Wild Card Challenge. The idea behind Smart4Diagnostics is to digitise the entire blood sampling procedure, thus ensuring a seamless tracking of blood […]

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August, 2021

New study proves efficacy of the ADVOS system in the treatment of COVID-19

The ADVOS system from EIT Health Catapult Finalist 2019, ADVITOS, enables simultaneous treatment in multi-organ failure. A new study by the Klinikum rechts der Isar proves that the system is also highly effective in the treatment of COVID-19 patients.   With the ADVOS multi-organ device (ADVanced Organ Support) developed by ADVITOS, a holistic way to […]

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