GE Healthcare is a leading provider of Healthcare equipment, from state-of-the-art MRI machines, to digital solutions that helps collaboration of medical teams. GE is ambition is to use it’s vast experience in operating in the industry to drive innovation through businesses. Through Health VentureLab you will have the unique opportunity to be supported by the best in the business.
InnoStars – a unique concept for widening participation and outreach across Europe – establishes new ties for innovation and growth. As the EIT Governance Board declared on the 2014 Info Day, “new talents, new ideas come from the periphery”. With the twin goals of leveraging diversity and engaging less developed regions, EIT Health has added the “InnoStars” to its network. The InnoStars are regional clusters of EIT Health Associate Partners representing industry, academia, and health providers. Through EIT Health you will have a fast track to key international players that will speed up the expansion of your business.
Our academic partners
Semmelweis University is a leading institution of higher education in Hungary and the Central European region within the area of medicine, health sciences. The University is a truly international community, programmes are offered in three languages (Hungarian, English, German), and foreign students account for nearly third of the around 10,000 students studying at the University’s six faculties. In addition to teaching, Semmelweis University provides a wide range of health care services. With almost forty patient care units organised into four clinical blocks, it is one of the largest health care institutions in Hungary. Research, development, and innovation comprise an important part of the University’s three-fold mission. With 300 research groups the university focuses on early diagnostics and therapy, prevention of diseases, health preservation and healthy and active aging. Many of its professors are members of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, with close collaboration between the two institutions in numerous areas
VentureLab is a leading business accelerator, with an excellent track-record in helping innovative ideas reach the market. Together with University of Groningen they drive innovation in various areas, including Healthcare. Health VentureLab uses VentureLab methodology to improve participating teams competencies.
High School Partner program
Health VentureLab has partnered up with Tamási Áron, Eötvös Lóránt and Török Ignác High School to extend entrepreneurial thought processes to a younger audience. After a domestic selection process each school delegates a team to the Venture Weekend where they can develop their business ideas. During the program the high schoolers will have the chance to join some of the core events. We believe not only will they learn the components of launching a business but that the ideas that they will encounter will help them choose the right career.