Advanced therapies for future healthcare
|Coordinator||RISE Research Institutes of Sweden AB - Kemi Material och Ytor - Medicinteknik|
|Funding from Vinnova||SEK 1 438 023|
|Project duration||November 2018 - September 2019|
Purpose and goal
The overall objective is to initiate a long-term transformation of the Swedish innovation system in the field towards more efficient development and implementation in healthcare of advanced therapy medicinal products. Specific aims of the planning project was to develop a bold national vision and specific goals for the advanced therapy field and a plan for achieving the goals through a flexible national collaboration engaging relevant actors, to be included in a proposal for a continued 5-year project.
Expected results and effects
The project resulted in a good overview of the Swedish ecosystem around advanced therapies, including its different stakeholders and national or regional initiatives. Important barriers or obstacles for innovation were identified, and a plan for different activities aimed at contributing to making the innovation system was formulated. These activities will have the effect of significantly increasing the contacts and collaboration between different stakeholders.
Planned approach and implementation
The project has gathered partners from health care, authorities, industry and academia. Swedish challenges in the area were identified by working groups and during three seminars, and based on these a vision and underlying goals were developed. The project has had a continuous dialogue with a broad range of stakeholders. With few exceptions, the project initiative and the vision and goals have been well received by stakeholders in the field.