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EIT Health Germany Annual Symposium 2018 Mannheim
October 22 - October 23
EIT Health Germany Annual Symposium 2018 – “Supporting Care in an Interconnected World” – Under the topic of “Supporting Care in an Interconnected World”, EIT Health Germany invites all EIT Health partners, health-related stakeholders, and participants of the eco-system to join its Annual Symposium this year.
For two days we will focus on discussing, exchanging and most importantly drafting concrete project ideas in two of the EIT Health Focus Areas “Bringing Care Home” and “Real World Data.”
This event will be a great opportunity to bring novel ideas, knowledge, and technologies to the table aiming to support care in an interconnected world, as well as to share results of already ongoing projects on which new EIT Health activities could be developed.
EU Keynote Speaker:
- Birgit Morlion, DG CONNECT, European Commission
Other Programme Highlights:
- Ideation Event – EIT Health Focus Areas “Bringing Care Home” & “Real-World Data”
- Connecting to the Ecosystem:
- Bernd Finger, Ministry of Science Research and the Arts Baden-Württemberg
- Roberto Zuffada, European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing (EIP-AHA)
- Klaus Niederländer, Director, Ambient – Assisted Living (AAL) Initiative
- Gala Dinner with Showcases of the EIT Health Germany Headstart Finalists aboard the ship “Königin Silvia”
In Mannheim, Roche Diagnostics is hosting offices, and in Heidelberg, offices are located at Marsilius-Arkaden, close to Heidelberg University. Within 20 km, the innovation ecosystem around Heidelberg and Mannheim combines a highly experienced track record of academic and business partners: it is home to the first German leading-edge cluster in Life Sciences (BioRN), the German excellence University Heidelberg (comprehensive University, education, research, hospitals), and the global health company Roche Diagnostics (open business campus).
EIT Health Germany is responsible for 28 partners from various sectors in Germany and Switzerland and supports them in developing innovative healthcare solutions for current and future challenges. Within a relatively small team, we combine the knowledge and expertise to support our partners in their day-to-day management and help them in terms of project ideation, matchmaking, relationship building, proposal writing, pitch training, other advisory services, and event management. By organizing and participating in a variety of strategic events throughout the year, EIT Health Germany can raise awareness about EIT Health opportunities, but also enhance the EIT Health brand at the national and local level and initiate new project collaboration.