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EIT Innovation Days - Newcastle University

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A unique online escape room challenge, solving real life health related problems, within a global competition, all done at your own pace.

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Over the course of 5 days, you will work in interdisciplinary teams to navigate through a unique online platform to solve problems, generate ideas and find solutions. The Innovation days are designed so you can work at your own pace and fit the challenge around your other requirements and timetables. You will have access to support from advisers and experts as well as teaching materials and guidance.

Who is it for?

This event is open to all North East university students at any stage. You do not need to have any background in healthcare to participate.

What’s in it for me?

 Compete and gain network access with students across Europe, across 35 institutions

 Collaborate with experts across the North East

 Develop a wide range of skills including team work, digital literacy and creativity (excellent for your CV)

 Access training in healthcare innovation-based methodology, design thinking and pitching (unique additions to your CV)

 Winning teams will access an exciting winner's event

Background

This is an annual intensive and competitive event open to all students in the North East, focused around developing an innovative solution to a health based problem. Funded by European body EIT and now in its 5th year, the Innovation Days, or “iDays” has grown from just 6 institutions to 35. This year, 35 Innovation Days will be hosted across Europe during the same 2 week period...all online!

For more information please contact Laura Brown: laura.brown9@ncl.ac.uk

For more information on EIT:

https://eithealth.eu/project/i-days/

https://idays.eithealth.eu/

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