EIT Health is one of the biggest initiative supporting sustainable development of healthcare. It aims at promoting healthy living, active ageing and improving well-being of people in Europe. The program brings together more than 140 partners: best research institutes, universities, clinical hospitals, diagnostic centres, producers of medical equipment, and companies from whole Europe. Among the partners there are GE Healthcare, Karolinska Institutet, Oxford University, Heidelberg, Roche, Siemens, Philips.
How does EIT Health work?
The consortium supports financially and carries out projects in three areas: Accelerator supports innovation at the level of commercialization of research and access to foreign markets; Campus focuses on education and provides specialists with conditions for development in the area of entrepreneurship by offering high quality training programs; Innovation concentrates on interdisciplinary activities dedicated to various needs of healthcare in European countries.