Are you an entrepreneur with an innovative idea, a defined product or a service related to healthcare? Are you interested in developing your business with experts? Would you like to pitch to international investors and healthcare companies? Are you interested in exploring Europe-wide markets to engage new customers? Would you like to have access to a network of more than 130 key players of the European healthcare sector?
EIT Health provides you the opportunity to transform your innovative ideas to marketable solutions, supports you in launching your own business and guides you through the process of business development and foreign market entry by leveraging the outstanding innovation potential and market knowledge of its network.
EIT Health – supported by the European Committee and the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) – is one of the largest healthcare initiatives worldwide. Our goal is to sustainably advance the foundations of healthcare and thus promote the future conditions for healthier living and wellbeing of people across Europe. Among our members you can find Europe’s top healthcare and pharma companies, life science universities and research institutions. With a budget of 2 billion EUR over the next decade, EIT Health will purposefully invest in Europe’s best entrepreneurial talents and creative minds to foster the development and commercialisation of smart product and service solutions in the health sector, addressing the challenges imposed by demographic change and ageing societies.
Headquartered in Budapest, EIT Health Innostars spans across several geographic regions to include Croatia, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Portugal and Wales.
Our unique structure allows us to reach innovation efforts that fall outside other EIT Health regions. By leveraging our Regional Innovation Scheme (RIS) Hubs and their networks, we provide access to a range of business supports and opportunities for emerging projects and start-ups.
We facilitate collaboration between best-in-class regional health innovators, including universities, global healthcare companies, start-ups, entrepreneurs, academic/research institutes and business creation experts.