The focus is to move beyond the state-of-the-art practice of regional clusters to unlock the collaborative potential of the SMEs from Aerospace, Biotechnology, Energy, ICT and Medical Devices (ABEIM) sector.
16 November 2017
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 cross sectoral solutions 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.
Co-Founder and MD of INTEGRATE think tank (Dutch registered);
Former Special Professor of Health & Public Policy, University of Nottingham.