CECAD is an EIT Health Partner

We’re a proud associate Partner of EIT Health – the largest healthcare network in Europe with access to the brightest minds in healthcare innovation. As a Partner, we have access to Europe’s largest cross-border health innovation network sharing a common purpose and spanning the entire healthcare stakeholder landscape:

  • Bringing together diverse stakeholders to collaboratively address identified patient and market needs
  • Unique access to projects and support to accelerate innovation cycles from lab to market, and from one market and healthcare system to several
  • Sharing of best practice and connection to innovation players and policy makers

… and so much more.

What is EIT Health?

EIT Health is a vast, vibrant community of world leading health innovators backed by the European Union. Working across borders, we bring together the brightest minds from the worlds of business, research, education and healthcare delivery to answer the biggest health challenges Europe faces.

The importance of the partnership

Through our collaboration with EIT Health we are actively contributing to the advancement of healthcare in Europe. The partnership provides us with opportunities to not only shape the future of healthcare but that can enrich your own future too. These are the EIT Health projects of the Business Plan 2021 we are involved in:

For EIT Health PhD School applications:

Contact person at CECAD:

Dr. Aakanksha Bansal CECAD

Dr. Aakanksha Bansal

EIT Health Project Manager

+49 221 478 84211


Central Office

CECAD Research Center
Joseph-Stelzmann-Str. 26

50931 Köln

Dr. Sarah Denzel CECAD

Dr. Sarah Denzel

EIT Health Projectmanager

+49 221 478 35628


CECAD Cologne

Joseph-Stelzmann-Str. 26

50931 Cologne

Contact person at EIT Health :

Prof. Dr. Jeff Wilkesmann, jeff.wilkesmann[at]eithealth.eu