Health EIT is a European initiative which aims to encourage entrepreneurship and innovation in the field of healthy living and active aging in order to improve the quality of life and health through Europe The actions of the EIT focuses on three areas:
EIT Health France is the consortium that includes UGA and whose mission is to animate the support activities to the companies.
A European initiative for your health
EIT Health is one of the largest healthcare initiatives worldwide. Its goal is to sustainably advance the foundations of healthcare and thus promote the future conditions for healthier living and wellbeing of people across Europe. EIT Health is leveraging the expertise of more than 140 leading organisations spanning key areas of healthcare such as Pharma, MedTech, Payers, Research Institutions and Universities. Chosen by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) to form EIT Health, the consortium offers best-in-class research capabilities, higher education and business expertise. With a budget of 2 billion EUR over the next decade, it 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.
EIT Health is – above all else – a network, and our excellence is sourced from our partners. Our partners represent over 140 of Europe’s leading healthcare companies, organisations and educational institutions. Together, they create a consortium of world-class business expertise, research capabilities and higher education with the means and ability to transform healthcare in Europe for the benefit of all its citizens.
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