EIT HEALTH

Together for healthy lives in Europe

EIT Health is a Knowledge Innovation Community (KIC) launched by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) and dedicated to the area of ​​active aging and healthy living. It is composed of approximately 150 partners from different European countries, with companies in the fields of information and communication technologies (ICT), equipment suppliers, public and private health care providers, local authorities, universities and research centers.

EIT Health’s headquarters are in Munich and the partners are divided into 6 Co-Location Centers (United Kingdom-Ireland; Scandinavia; Spain; France; Germany; Belgium-Netherlands) and the EIT Health Innostars, which is a set of regional clusters that seeks to maximize the development potential of innovative ecosystems. Its strategy is based on the so-called knowledge triangle, integrating training with innovation projects and the creation and acceleration of companies.

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Business opportunities point to new
research avenues

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Knowledge of new market developments
is important for education

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New knowledge improves education

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New knowledge is the source of innovation

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Skills are a key input in innovation

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Skills are a key input in research and development

The priority areas of intervention for EIT Health have been selected based on the most urgent health challenges in our society, and it is dedicated to finding solutions to strengthen healthcare systems, promote citizens’ health and contribute to sustainable health across Europe.

The six main pillars are:

  • Reforming Care Pathways
  • Healthcare Transformation
  • Harnessing Real-World Data
  • Bringing Care Home
  • Health in the Workplace
  • Fostering Healthier Lives