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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What we do

We create an environment where the brightest minds can explore new ideas and find the practical resources to create products and services rooted in innovation. We’re activating a network of trail-blazers to break down barriers, challenge convention and put healthcare solutions in people’s hands.



We match innovators with a task force of experts to develop commercially-viable products and services with the greatest potential for societal and economic impact in Europe.

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Our Accelerator promotes business growth at every stage, from fledgling to mature – to shorten the time-to-market for the most promising start-ups.

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Our education activities inject innovation into learning to upskill professionals, provide students with new opportunities and encourage patients and citizens to live healthier lives.

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Get Involved

Our network can provide you with the resources you need to innovate. We offer opportunities so you can be part of the work we are doing.

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Our Impact


start-ups supported


graduates and professionals trained


products and services launched

Our Partners

Discover our network of approximately 150 leading organisations from 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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Commissioner Gabriel visits EIT community

At the EIT Community Hub in Budapest

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EIT Health wins at the 2021 Association Excellence Awards

The ‘Making Connections’ platform wins silver

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VCoE to make €1.7b available for life science investment

Available for start-ups

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