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Supporting collaborative health innovation solutions generated by Aerospace and Energy SMEs – Services provided by HCN in the 2nd Acceleration programme

News Item – 11 May 2019

Aerospace and Energy SMEs work together with health-related SMEs from sectors such as Biotechnology, ICT and Medical Devices to develop health solutions. In the 2nd round of Open Calls 18 projects got the opportunity to join the 2nd Acceleration programme of Cross4Health.

The Open call was open to proposals on cross health solutions based on a combination of different sectors. These solutions – where connected care, innovations from aerospace and energy sector can be a catalyst  – help meet the needs of health care providers in Europe. The awardee SMEs will receive support worth up to €55 000 in a combination of direct cash funding and innovation services.

As part of the Innovative Support Services, Health ClusterNet will also provide consortium services for the SMEs in the acceleration programme. The HCN service portfolio consists of 4 services:

The offered services are tailored to the needs of the SMEs, are specifically customized and are action-driven with the general aim to increase the market chances of SMEs.

As a service provider, HCN is utilising its experts’ large experience in entrepreneurship, innovation projects and support toward SMEs.


For more information about the services, please contact:

Joanna Lane, HCN Managing director (joanna@healthclusternet.eu)


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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 731391.

This article reflects only the author’s view and that the European Commission is not responsible for any use that may be made of the information it contains.

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