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

How collaboration could be key to beating the pandemic – Rapid Response Project CoViproteHCT featured in the New Scientist Magazine

The Rapid Response Project CoViproteHCT is featured in the New Scientist Magazine as part of the Infectious disease campaign by GlobalCauseUK. As a response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, in June 2020 EIT Health awarded close to €7 million in funding to 15 projects to help combat the COVID-19 pandemic as part of its Rapid Response […]

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July, 2020

Only six months after its foundation: Nia Health launches cooperation with statutory health insurance

The medical product, the neurodermatitis App Nia (risk class I), is from now on available to DAK customers free of charge in the fully comprehensive premium version. The Berlin-based medical device manufacturer Nia Health is starting a cooperation with DAK-Gesundheit on July 1, 2020. Neurodermatitis patients can use the Nia-App to document their health history, […]

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June, 2020

EIT Health awards seven winners of the Headstart Award 2020 and separately Covid solutions

In the framework of an online pitch round in mid-June 2020, 15 young companies from Germany, Austria and Switzerland took part in the annual competition. Seven winners are looking forward to subsidies of up to 50,000 euros. Read the Article here (German only)

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June, 2020

Neurodermatitis App Nia wins European Innovation Award

The Berlin-based medical device manufacturer Nia Health wins the EIT Health Headstart Award worth €50,000. The prize is awarded by the EU institution EIT Health to particularly innovative early stage start-ups. In addition to the prize money, the EIT Health Headstart programme gives young companies particularly valuable access to a large European network of industrial […]

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June, 2020

“The State is a poor risk capital provider” – Alexander von Gabain in conversation with the Wiener Zeitung

EIT Health takes on the role of a facilitator with its seven Innovation Hubs spread across Europe and uses the money as a catalyst with the aim to bring together the necessary players with different skills across borders to bring new innovative products and services to customers and patients. Read the whole interview here (in […]

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May, 2020

EIT Health publishes current report on ‘Value-Based Health Care’ for Europe

As an important promoter of innovations in the health care sector for the whole of Europe, EIT Health presents its current report on the situation and implementation of so-called Value-Based Health Care (VBHC) on 26 may 2020. The aim of the publication “Implementing Value-Based Health Care: Handbook for Pioneers” is to define a clearly structured […]

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April, 2020

COVID-19 pandemic: What lessons are we learning? – An interview with EIT Health Supervisory Board Chairman Alexander von Gabain

For Alexander von Gabain, the EIT Health Supervisory Board Chairman, molecular biologist and multiple company founder, the pandemic reveals the shortcomings and limits of an outdated understanding of Innovation. Looking at the coronavirus from the perspective of a molecular biologist – is this virus a particularly strong and therefore viable one? Scientifically speaking, viruses can […]

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February, 2020

The EU-Backed Community of Health Innovators Transforming Health | Katharina Ladewig, EIT Health

Financially backed by the EU, EIT Health is a pan-European network of health innovators and 150+ corporate and academic partners across the continent who pool their assets to support widespread health innovation across Europe. We caught up with Katharina Ladewig, Managing Director for EIT Health Germany, about the group’s priorities, how they enable early and […]

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February, 2020

RealWorld4Clinic – Real-life data for clinical research & care

RealWorld4Clinic is a new European initiative bringing real-world data to pivotal clinical research and outpatient cardiology care. Today episodic and reactive data acquisition in artificial environments is the standard in clinical research and guideline-oriented heart failure (HF) management. This practice limits the predictive power of clinical trials and opportunities for preventive care and leads to […]

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February, 2020

Open your eyes for the control centre

In the control centre of the Kleve district 25 dispatchers work in shifts. Dispatchers are the people at the end of an emergency call. Part of their job is to make vital decisions in the shortest possible time. Around 450 telephone calls are received daily at the district control centre – around 150 of these […]

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