EIT HEALTH and innostars
EIT Health is one of the largest healthcare initiatives worldwide, leveraging the expertise of more than 140 leading organisations spanning key areas of healthcare and offers best-in-class research capabilities, higher education and business expertise. EIT Health will purposefully invest in Europe’s brightest entrepreneurial and creative minds to foster the development and commercialization of smart products and service solutions in the health sector, addressing the challenges resulting from demographic change and ageing societies. In the first three years of operation (by the end of 2018) EIT Health intends to create 160 new start-ups, launch another 160 innovative products or services, incubate over 300 business ideas and engage approximately 3 million students with education activities. More information: www.eithealth.eu
With the twin goals of leveraging diversity and driving the potential of emerging innovation clusters, EIT Health has added the “InnoStars” to its network. InnoStars consist of industry partners, academia, and healthcare providers linked to seven regions in six countries – Croatia, Hungary, Poland, Portugal, Italy and UK.