The European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) Health promotes healthy living, active ageing and improvements in healthcare. The EIT Health network is one of the strongest healthcare communities worldwide, composed of research-intensive companies, elite universities and innovative health and care providers.
The Innovation Days (i-Days) is an event supported by the EIT Health. It promotes health innovation among Undergraduate and Postgraduate students from any background with an interest in health innovation, boost entrepreneurial spirit and kick-start health innovation. No prior experience is needed.
The Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon, is hosting its first edition of the EIT Health i-Days on 16th-17th November 2018 under the topic of “Patient-centered care: New challenges for the health services and the industry”. A one and a half-day challenge, where you will have the opportunity to work in a multidisciplinary team to create solutions to tackle real-life problems delivered by the pharmaceutical industry, medical technology companies, hospitals and healthcare providers. To attain this goal, you will acquire professional training in design thinking, pitching and entrepreneurial reasoning.
A professional jury will select the winning teams. The successful teams will have access to the EIT Health network opportunities to develop their own ideas as well as an invitation to the EIT Health Winners Event in December.