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Fit for Health 2.0 Exploitation Partnering Event at MEDICA 2016

Contributed by: National Documentation Centre EKT/NHRF

From 2016-11-15 to 2016-11-17, Germany
ZENIT GmbH, together with the Healthcare Sector Group of the Enterprise Europe Network and the project Fit for Health 2.0, are organising a partnering event with a special focus on the valorisation of Health research results. The Healthcare Brokerage Event will take place from 15 to 17 November 2016 in Düsseldorf (Germany) during the International exhibition MEDICA 2016
On the occasion of MEDICA 2016 ( - the global No. 1 meeting place for the medical sector - ZENIT GmbH, together with the Healthcare Sector Group of the Enterprise Europe Network and the project Fit for Health 2.0, are organising a Healthcare Brokerage Event. The aim is to assist enterprises, universities and research institutions in the Health domain to find partners in Europe for product development, manufacturing, licensing and distribution agreements, joint ventures or other types of partnership.

International Healthcare Brokerage Events at MEDICA have a long-lasting tradition going back more than 15 years. Last year, the brokerage events attracted more than 300 participants from 31 countries, with more than 1100 face-to-face meetings taking place.

The current edition of the Healthcare brokerage event is being co-organised again by the Fit for Health 2.0 project ( which provides support through the entire innovation cycle of an EU project in the Health area, from first project ideas to the exploitation of research results.

As in the 2015 edition, the brokerage event of 2016 places particular emphasis on the efficient valorization of research results. In this sense, free participation will be offered to companies & RTD performers that display promising health research outcomes in terms of commercial exploitation and new business development. Entrepreneurs, SMEs & researchers who seek strategic partners to bring their products and solutions to the market will explore opportunities for business creation, financial support and further public-private research collaboration.

In addition, renowned experts from the Fit for Health 2.0 consortium (i.e. Ines Haberl (FFG) National Contact Point for SMEs; Joerg Scherer (Eurice) EU IPR-Helpdesk and; Hicham Abghay (Steinbeis-Europa-Zentrum) Innovation Management & Tech Transfer expert) will be available on 15/11/2016 for one-to-one consultations.

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