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Story 14 January 2022

18 European companies to transform the future of healthcare with the EIC Overseas Trade Fairs Programme

Eirini Sotiropoulou

Eighteen outstanding companies were selected by the European Innovation Council (EIC) to join the European Pavilion at Arab Health 2022 under the EIC Overseas Trade Fairs (OTF) Programme 2.0. Based on concrete internationalisation goals and technological fit with the scope of the trade fair, a panel of expert independent evaluators identified game-changing innovations with the potential to scale up internationally and become market leaders.

Arab Health, the largest medical equipment exhibition in the Middle East, is all set to unite the global healthcare industry in Dubai, United Arab Emirates from 24 to 27 January 2022. The EIC-funded SMEs, startups and scale ups will have a major opportunity to impress international audience with their exceptional solutions and forge strategic business partnerships with like-minded counterparts. The spectrum of EU innovations ranges from digital health products (remote sensing and wearables, telemedicine, predictive modeling, health and wellness behavior modification tools) to innovative medical devices.


The top EIC-funded SMEs that will showcase their groundbreaking medical advancements at Arab Health 2022 are:


In the framework of the EIC OTF Programme 2.0, the delegation of SMEs will participate in a one-day online preparatory workshop prior to Arab Health 2022. The briefing serves to inform the selected participants about the market situation, growth potential in the Third country, and business culture. In addition, the workshop’s agenda will include practical aspects regarding the logistics and business services offered.    


More on the EIC OTF Programme 2.0? 

Check the EIC OTF Programme 2.0 website for additional information or visit the EIC Community Platform to explore news, open calls, stories and OTF-related events.

Should you have any questions on the Programme, please do not hesitate to contact us through the EIC Community Helpdesk (please select the category “EIC OTF Programme” as the subject).

DISCLAIMER: This information is provided in the interest of knowledge sharing and should not be interpreted as the official view of the European Commission, or any other organisation.

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