Partena partners with Emma health to keep people healthy and independent  

Public relations in the healthcare industry

Belgian public health insurer Partena has launched a partnership with preventive health start-up Emma health to keep Belgians as healthy as possible. Anyone starting an Emma-account before June 25  can use the screening and AI-based guidance of Emma health for 1 year entirely for free. You don’t have to be a Partena-member. Based on a … Read more

10 European conferences for health entrepreneurs in 2019

10 european conferences

There are many many conferences and events on health innovations all over the world. It might be a difficult job to find which one is specifically interesting for you. I’ve selected 10 European health conferences (+ 1 extra) you should not miss as a health entrepreneur.  They are: organised in Europe, so easy and affordable … Read more

First 4 validated health apps in Belgium

Congrats to Airview, Remecare, Fibricheck and Move Up! They are the first 4 validated health apps by the Belgian government.  According to the mobile health validation pyramid, these mobile applications are CE-marked and are compliant with medical devices rules. They also are GDPR-compliant (level 1). We can expect them to be the first in row to get … Read more

50K€ grant opportunity: EIT Health HeadStart

Headstart call EIT Health

The European EIT health program has opened its headstart call for incorporated startups to get funding and support. So if you are looking for extra funding, a great European network and support, this is your shot! I can really recommend joining this call. Since 2 years I’m a member of the EIT health jury and … Read more

Workshop: basics to start your health innovations

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In-house workshop with 31 tips to start, innovate and grow in health  Do you start your health project and want to be sure everyone starts at the same level? Do you want your team to be more familiar with healthcare entrepreneurship? Or do you want to get everyone in your organisation innovation-focused?  Then this workshop … Read more

Health prevention (at the workplace) is hot!

Health prevention is hot! Yes, it looks like finally more and more members of the health ecosystem are aware of the importance of health prevention for quality of life. In Belgium, health prevention at the workplace is becoming pervasive. Startups like Ucount and Emmahealth,  but also corporates like Energy Lab or Workplace Options are on this … Read more

Only 24 hours in one day and so many health events..

As a professional in health and care you can attend many conferences, seminars and events. Is it still worth going there? How do you know if the event is really interesting for you? How will you get maximum information while being there? These questions probably come up when you open your mailbox and find one … Read more

Health apps will be refunded in Belgium

mhealth belgium.be Belgian government recently launched the website mhealthbelgium.be, where you can read all about health apps and digital health solutions in Belgium: what are medical apps? What about the app you already use in terms of benefits, possibilities and reimbursement? And new on the mobile health front: companies can officially register their medical health … Read more

Born alone and then you die?

No healthcare entrepreneur can do it on his own. Here is why. Innovating in health can be lonely: your idea is new, success requires bold choices which makes a person shiver, and you run into questions that you don’t dare to ask out loud. Do it anyway! Ask that question and make that leap. And … Read more

What is the health business ecosystem?

I googled ‘business ecosystem’ the other day and got over 56 million hits. Not so long ago, ecosystems were only mentioned in a biological sense: as a complex set of natural actors and sources. This has changed. Ecosystem seems to be thé buzzword for business people: trendy, hot, but also vague – even for people … Read more

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