Albert Einstein Israelite Hospital in São Paulo, one of the leading hospitals in Brazil, and Sheba Medical Center announced a joint initiative to exchange technologies and expertise via their respective innovation ecosystems. The agreement was signed in a celebratory event that took place on Sheba’s campus, attended by Dr. Sidney Klajner and Henrique Neves, President and Director General of Albert Einstein Israelite Hospital, respectively, as well as Prof. Yitshak Kreiss, Sheba’s Director General.
“Both Einstein and Sheba have stood out internationally in the area of open innovation in health. The collaboration signed today will enhance our efforts by allowing the exchange of expertise that will bring significant advances in the development of technologies applied to patient care, namely precision medicine,” remarked Dr. Klajner shortly after the signing.
The initiative will open up opportunities for startups and partner companies of both Eretz.bio, Einstein’s innovation hub, and ARC (Accelerate, Redesign, Collaborate), Sheba’s innovation ecosystem, to explore projects focused on new initiatives, data analysis and processing, precision medicine, and decentralized clinical studies.
“As the leading hospital in Latin America, Albert Einstein Israelite Hospital is a great fit for joining the ARC Global Community. We look forward to collaborating with our new partners as we strive to redesign and transform healthcare together,” commented Prof. Eyal Zimlichman, Sheba’s Chief Transformation and Innovation Officer, as well as Director and Founder of ARC Innovation Center.