A new collaborative project – SMILE – was launched in early 2021 funded by both the European Commission and Canada to create smart inclusive living environments (SLE) for older people with novel e-health solutions. SMILE ENABLES AGEING IN PLACE The three-year-long project SMILE will provide novel digitalised solutions to enable older people to live a healthy, […]
31 March 2021
A brand-new training course is piloted in Belgium, Czechia and Spain, investors and social care providers will enjoy a tailor-made training programme to create real quality social investment opportunities across the continent.
28 January 2021
Health systems across the EU can provide an open space for research and innovation if the potential for clinic-industry collaboration is better understood and realised.
Open call for SMEs based in a EU member state or H2020 associated country. The focus is on new cross sectoral solutions for personalized health for ageing populations and rural areas that incorporate mHealth technologies
15 October 2017
How HealthEquity 2020 project helped regions to prioritise local needs, prepare action plans and secure funds.
Effective longer-term strategic planning as part of a regional development process is about aligning local needs with clear growth goals through a continuous process that is: intelligent, innovative, integrated and implementable.
The Health Equity 2020 project assists regions in Europe to draw up evidence-based action plans to address socioeconomic health inequalities with a comprehensive Toolkit developed by the Erasmus University Medical Centre.
Possibilities for funding health equity under the European Structural and Investment Funds
Benchmarking can improve the quality of interdisciplinary patient treatment in the field of cancer care
A multidisciplinary approach to treatment and survivorship care is needed in which personalised care based on the needs of the patient is the starting point.
Innovating for health is a cross-cutting driver for HCN with relevance across all our areas of expertise.
We work with regional innovation clusters, SMEs and public authorities and services on practical projects that show how clinic-industry collaboration can be improved.
European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) used in the health sector mostly financed direct health investments.
Reducing health disparities is important, and the upward trends for such differences call for further innovative, collaborative actions at all levels.
Capital investment in refurbishing or building new health care infrastructure and IT are one way of achieving these contributions so long as it is affordable and appropriate.
How health sector investment, policy and practice in R&D can be aligned with regional policies on technology development/application and entrepreneurship.
How the health sector can connect with hard to reach groups in order to provide sustainable job opportunities.
Founder and Managing Director of the Dutch-registered Stichting HCN (2019+). Founder and Sole Director of UK registered HCN (2008-2019).
Professor at Institute of Nursing and Health Sciences, Universitetet I Sørøst-Norge
EU Advisor at Norway Health Tech
Previously: Special Professor of Health & Public Policy, University of Nottingham; Lay Court member, Edinburgh Napier University; MD of CCL Associates; Director of Research & Evaluation, Health Education Board for Scotland; Visiting Professor, University of York
Sociologist, health promotion specialist, qualified fully nurse
Project Manager for BENCH-CAN and previously for EUREGIO III projects, research associate for Innolabs, Cross4Health and a4i projects, communication officer for SMILE project
PhD Candidate for Active and Healthy Ageing, Eötvös Loránd University of Science, Budapest
Owner Scientific Network Management SL (Spain registered)
Life Science Research and Innovation Funding - Operations Management - Business Development
Expert in Grant Writing - Assessment - Training - Project Management
After posts in management consultancy and industry, Mr Stephen Wright joined the European Investment Bank to work on various economic areas – energy, industry, transport, waste management, economic development – before establishing and running the Bank’s policy and project appraisal in the health and education sector. He ended his career in the Bank as a Director. Now he is a freelance consultant in health policies, macroeconomics, social investment, and health finance and investment, for EU Member States, European Commission, EIB, World Bank and WHO. Mr Wright has co-edited a number of books. He publishes and presents frequently on these topics.
Visiting Director of HTA and Market Access
Director of Organisational Innovation & Management, BIOEF
President of HTAi
Vice Chair of Euroscan
Associate Professor at the School of Nursing of Osakidetza Basque Health Service
PhD student for integrated urban development for CHO, University of Science of Pécs, Hungary
External evaluation of projects under EU Health Programme, evaluation of national policies in nutrition, investment in health promotion
Founder and Manager of „funding4health“ Germany: Health technology, innovation management, internationalisation, transnational cluster and ecosystems collaboration
Director of Innovation and Technology of „SIVSA MeQ“ Spain: International Turn Key Solutions in Healthcare
External expert of EU Health Innovation Programmes
In house consulting of different cluster organisations and ecosystems in Latin America & The Caribbean
Previously: Global Marketing, Sales and Financing Manager in the medical technology industry (Europe, Middle East Africa, Americas).
Founder of FMco and FM Photography (both registered in Amsterdam). Media support for SHCN on EU-funded health innovation projects - specifically documentary storyteller and photographer. Fabiola also scouts collaboration opportunities in Latin America for SHCN as part of its LAC Team.