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.
September, 2020

Health innovations through equity crowdfunding – Let’s support Munevo and PharmGenomics!

EIT Health-supported start-ups Munevo and PharmGenomics are breaking onto the equity crowdfunding scene. Let’s help accelerate healthcare innovation for the benefit of all humanity. Over the last decade, crowdfunding has become a popular way to finance all sorts of projects and products. Healthcare startups are no exemption. This is due to the increasing availability of capital […]

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September, 2020

EIT Health MACH Project wins Horizon Impact Award 2020

EIT Health Innovation Project “Mobile Autonomy for Children in end-stage Heart failure” is winner of the 2020 edition of Horizon Impact Award – a prize dedicated to EU-funded projects whose results have created societal impact across Europe and beyond. The European Commission announced today the winners of the 2020 Horizon Impact Award and we are […]

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September, 2020

EIT Health Investor Network Lounge – Your chance to pitch in front of EIT Health Investor Network

Two spots are available for the upcoming EIT Health Investor Network Lounge in November 2020. Apply now and get the opportunity to meet the EIT Health Investor Network. Securing funding for a growing startup is an overwhelmingly difficult and complex process, but it is essential to get investors’ interest. The EIT Health Investor Network can help you to […]

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September, 2020

World Alzheimer’s Day 2020: Detection at the earliest stages with CogniScent

The world lights up purple on World Alzheimer’s day, a day dedicated to raising awareness about Alzheimer’s disease and we discuss the importance of early detection with Micol De Ruvo, Co-Founder and CTO at CogniScent. World Alzheimer’s Day is observed on 21 September every year to raise the awareness about Alzheimer’s disease and the demystify the […]

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September, 2020

Dr. Volker Lodwig joins EIT Health Supervisory Board

EIT Health appoints new Supervisory Board Member representing the D.A.CH. Region EIT Health welcomes Dr. Volker Lodwig, Head of Public Policy at Roche Diagnostics GmbH, as a new Member of the Supervisory Board representing the D.A.CH. region within its 150+ members strong, pan-European network. Dr. Lodwig has been a strong supporter of EIT Health since […]

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September, 2020

Janssen launches new accelerator for HealthTech startups

Janssen has launched a new nine-month startup accelerator focused on the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region, looking for solutions in predictive diagnostics and precision treatment. Janssen Startup Accelerator is a nine-month EMEA-wide acceleration programme that aims to help HealthTech startups expand their capabilities further than they ever thought possible. The new accelerator is […]

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September, 2020

Food 4Health – 3rd Call for Expressions of Interest

Food4Health is launching the third call for Expressions of Interest to participate in specific tasks during 2021 for a project entitled “MuscleCancer: Tackling muscle loss in cancer patients through nutrition solutions and lifestyle interventions”. Food4Health, a collaboration between EIT Health and EIT Food, was established to help bring innovations for healthy eating to the market. […]

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September, 2020

Wild Card 2021 – Vision Care and Pain Management are the new challenges

Eye & Vision Care and Pain Management will be the two challenge areas for the 2021 EIT Health Wild Card programme. Applications will open at the end of September 2020. Every year, EIT Health Wild Card builds two new ventures that break new ground, push boundaries and troubleshoot some of European healthcare’s greatest challenges. The programme […]

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September, 2020

Transformative Digital Skills for Healthcare – new learning opportunity from Fraunhofer Academy

The new course offered by Fraunhofer Academy empowers healthcare professionals to understand and support digital innovation in hospitals. Digital innovations are revolutionising healthcare. From clinicians to hospital managers, healthcare professionals need to be able to innovate, adapt and engage with new technologies and the changing pace of medicine. With this in mind, an international consortium […]

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September, 2020

“Healthy surveillance” – KIT’s concept for privacy-preserving mask recognition AI

KIT proposes data protection-friendly monitoring in times of corona pandemic. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many governments around the world recommended their citizens to wear masks as an effective countermeasure. Face masks are one of the best defenses against the spread of COVID-19, but their growing adoption brings to light another problem: monitoring of compliance. While […]

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