EIT Health Summit taking place in Barcelona

eitsummitBarcelona is playing host to EIT Health’s very first Summit this week, the highlight of its first year of activities.

IBEC is a core partner in the €2.1 billion Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC), one of the largest public funded initiatives for health worldwide, with IBEC director Josep Samitier on the Supervisory Board. Barcelona is one of EIT Health’s co-location centers, with the initiative’s Spanish headquarters based at the PCB.

The EIT Health Summit, which is taking place on 23rd-24th November at CosmoCaixa, will bring together up to 350 participants from among the initiative’s partner organisations, education programmes and external stakeholders.

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The event will represent a unique opportunity to tell the world about EIT Health’s activities carried out so far, while also presenting its ambitions and goals for the future.

The Summit’s programme will include the presentation of the successful projects that have been awarded EIT Health funding in 2016 and the launch of the 2017 strategy and portfolio, as well as round table discussions, an exhibition, and the kick-off session of CityNet, EIT Health’s citizen science activity programme.

Visit the EIT health website for more information.