EIT Health is one of the largest healthcare initiatives worldwide. The network of partners has the goal of supporting innovation in healthcare, in order to improve the sustainability of healthcare systems, promote healthy living and active ageing and enhance the overall wellbeing of people across Europe. EIT Health leverages the expertise of more than 140 leading organisations from key areas of healthcare, such as pharma, medtech, payers, ICT, diagnostics and consumer products, as well as some of the world’s leading academic and research organisations, healthcare providers and public administrations. Demographic change is a major challenge facing European societies today. The growth in the oldest segment of the population, and an increase in chronic diseases, is putting pressure on health and social care costs. EIT Health brings together a powerful network of partners with a clear mission: to accelerate entrepreneurship and innovation in healthy living and active ageing by providing Europe’s top talents with new opportunities and resources, for the benefit of all citizens.
- Partnership involving more than 140 health industry leaders, including pharma and medtech, universities, research, payers, healthcare providers and others
- Registered association since July 2015
- Headquarters in Munich, Germany
- Public-Private partnership: The budget (€2 billion until 2022) is funded by the EU (25%) and the partners (75%)
Jan-Philipp Beck, CEO
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