Our Story

The Challenge

The Approach

The Ambition

Life-changing ideas become reality right here. We bring together the brightest minds from the worlds of business, research, education and healthcare delivery to answer some of the biggest health challenges facing Europe.

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Europe faces a turning point in health. An ageing population, the rising burden of chronic disease, and growing multi-morbidity are all placing pressure on health systems across Europe.

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Our vast community, including approximately 150 world-class partner organisations, works across borders to connect the three worlds of business, research and education. We call this meeting point the ‘knowledge triangle’ because it’s where life-changing innovation happens.

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Our ambition is to enable people in Europe to live longer, healthier lives. Our work goes beyond conventional approaches to disease management and disease prevention. We are building and growing businesses to create products and services that progress healthcare in Europe, while strengthening our economy.

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Our Impact

750+
start-ups supported
(2016-2020)
54,000+
graduates and professionals trained
(2016-2020)
40+
products and services launched
(2016-2020)

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Our Spotlight series tells the story of some of our most impactful work to date and gets under the skin of the cutting-edge technologies we’re bringing to European citizens.

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Our Partners

Read more about the approximately 150 EIT Health partners, consisting of leading organisations across the worlds of business, research, education and healthcare delivery.

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News and Views

Read the latest news and opinions from thought-leaders in healthcare.

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First annual Bits & Pretzels HealthTech announced

EIT Health and Roche are founding partners

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EIT Health-supported Optellum attains CE mark

Innovative lung cancer diagnosis solution

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Call for tech giants to back talent crunch initiative

The WorkInHealth Foundation seeks donors

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