EIT Health has opened a call inviting all partners to submit proposals for new Innovation by Ideas projects.
The objective of Innovation by Ideas projects is the rapid market penetration of innovative products and services. The projects are collaborative and driven by societal challenges within the thematic scope of EIT Health. The projects should be ‘solution driven’, to either capitalise on an opportunity or address a specific problem presented by changing demographics. The projects must be led by a Core or Associate Partner of EIT Health.
A maximum EIT contribution of €500.000 can be sought for each project. The EIT contribution will only be provided for a maximum of 12 months, finishing on 31 December 2017 at the latest.
Possible categories for the project proposals include the following societal challenges:
- Promoting healthy living
- Supporting active ageing
- Improving healthcare
The deadline for the submission of proposals is 16 May 2016.
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EIT Health promotes entrepreneurship and innovates in healthy living and active ageing, with the aim to improve quality of life and healthcare across Europe.
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