Beginner's Mind
Beginner's Mind
Sep 25, 2021
#48: Kurt Höller & Joy Cürten EIT - Health & The International Healthtech Revolution
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Here is my conversation with Kurt Höller and Joy Cürten from EIT Health about the health tech revolution in Europe and the Rest of the World.

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For those who want to listen to specific parts of the episode, here are the timestamps:

00:00 Opening Christian Soschner
04:19 Introduction Joy Cürten
08:47 Introduction Kurt Höller
15:08 How Much Funding is Needed to Start an Initiative Like EIT Health
16:12 The Early Days of EIT Health
19:31 How Does EIT Operate?
21:05 Initiatives at EIT Health
26:33 Classification of Healthtech Companies
32:53 How did the pandemic shape the health tech sector in Europe?
50:00 Cultural Differences Between Entrepreneurship in the US and Europe
58:40 Development of Open Innovation and Communication in Europe
01:08:00 How the Pandemic changed the European Landscape
01:15:00 What Policy Changes Would Help the European Healthtech Sector?
01.21:00 EIC, EIT, and EIF – How The Institutions Work Together with Corporate Investors and VCs

Referenced in the show:
Sachs Forum Basel 2021:
Weltmarktführer Innovation Day 2021:,
e-Health Investment Forum 2021
EHC Digital Health Semifinal 2021 2022,
MedtecLIVE 2022
EIT Health Summit 2022

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