About I-Days

The Technical University of Madrid is hosting its second edition of the EIT Health i-Days on 19th, 20th & 21st November 2020.

A three-day challenge, where you will have the opportunity to work in a  multidisciplinary team to create solutions to tackle real-life problems delivered by the pharmaceutical  industry, medical technology companies, hospitals and healthcare providers.

There will be prizes for the best ideas and the members of the winning team will receive this invitation to participate in the Winners Event:

Participation is free of charge, but registration is compulsory. All  participants in the i-Days are eligible to join the Alumni Network: http://bit.ly/joineithealthalumni

We are looking forward to seeing you at UPM i-Days 2020!!

Reserve your place as early as possible because the places are limited!

About EIT Health

The Innovation Days (i-Days) is an event supported by the EIT Health, a network of best-in-class health innovators backed by the EU. They deliver solutions to enable European citizens to live longer, healthier lives by promoting innovation. They connect the right people and the right topics across European borders, so that innovation can happen at the intersection of research, education and business – for the benefit of citizens. The EIT Health network is one of the strongest healthcare communities worldwide, composed of research-intensive companies, elite universities and innovative health and care providers.

EIT Health Innovation Days will take place in October and November 2020 in 32 locations with the collaboration of 26 EIT Health partners: Karolinska Institutet, Imperial College London, University of Oxford, Newcastle University, University of Copenhagen, Uppsala Universitet, Evora University, Semmelweis University, Naples University, UPMC Sorbonne University, Grenoble Alpes University, Grenoble Business School, University of Aachen, BioM, SDN and SYNLAB, Coimbra University, University of Lisbon, Technical University of Denmark, University of Tartu, IESE Barcelona, IBEC, University of Barcelona, UPM Madrid, Hospital San Joao de Deu, and ISAX.


Thursday 19th of November

17.30     Registration
18.00     Opening (10-min EIT Presentation included)
18.30     Challenges selection & team formation
19.00     Keynote by Adrian Gómez Campos (Co-founder of S-there)
19.30     Teams get together and work continues (teams start working on studying their challenges). Online connection will be open till 20.30

Friday 20th of November

15.00     Creativity and ideation process
15.45     Study of the problem and defining the unmet need
17.30     Break
17.45     Working on Existing Solutions
18.45     Brainstorming in new ways to solve the unmet needs
19.15     Defining the concepts- your innovation proposals
20.30     Work continues. Online connection will be open till 21.00

Saturday 21st November

9.30       Refining your concepts for presentation. Online connection opens at 8.30
11.00     Break
11.45     Presentations
13.30     Keynote by Javier Jiménez (founder of Newborn Solutions) and PRIZES!!