The vision for this innovation environment is for Sweden to become a world leader in the development and availability of advanced therapies.
Vinnova finances and supports long-term, visionary innovation environments that engage actors throughout society to together make a difference to residents' health!
There are major challenges in the field of health that are driven by medical advances, digitalisation and demographic change. In addition, there are increased expectations from patients and citizens in matters of accessibility and influence. Structural and systematic change work to open up locks and strengthen opportunities in today's health systems will be needed to bring about long-term system changes, system innovation, in ecosystems for health.
Vinnova establishes five vision-driven innovation environments
Vinnova is investing in establishing five vision-driven innovation environments to meet important challenges in the health area.
The environment and vision will help to identify, stimulate, highlight and scale up successful examples of innovative AI applications in healthcare, and create national collaborative structures to spread AI applications between care providers
The innovation environment Nollvision Cancer is to be a national contact point for system innovation that contributes to reducing the incidence of cancer and transforming cancer from a fatal to a curable or chronic disease in Sweden and globally.
Antibiotics are a prerequisite for our health and for modern healthcare. Antibiotic resistance causes 33,000 deaths and 870,000 lost person-years in the EU annually and those hardest hit are children, the elderly and the multi-sick. This complex health challenge requires many types of action and commitment from all sections of society.
Did you know that 60 percent of everyone over the age of 65 is at risk of malnutrition? One-fifth of Sweden's population is soon over 65 years old and it costs SEK 10,000 more per day of care to care for a malnourished patient. The environment for "Zero vision for malnutrition in the elderly" will develop a strategy to solve this.