CUSTOMIZED HOSPITAL FOOD - better health, economy and environment through good nutritious food
|Funding from Vinnova||SEK 490 000|
|Project duration||November 2015 - August 2016|
|Venture||Challenge-Driven Innovation – Stage 1 initiation|
|Call||Challenge-Driven Innovation - Stage 1 Initiation 2015 (autumn)|
Purpose and goal
Identify, develop and evaluate solutions in co-operation between SME:s and the public sector with a focus on patient health, shortened hospital stays with less need for medication, which leads to lower health care costs and shrinkage , as well as new, innovative business development. The solution that we have identified three areas of work that needs to change, and that will be the key areas: Innovative snack products. Verification studies that can demonstrate the effect . Improved , innovative business development and procurement towards providing care units and regions .
Expected results and effects
Strategy to reach the solutions and the anticipated effects is to work on three specific work packages: * Collaborate between small and medium-sized enterprises (SME:s) and the care of a open innovation structure. * By carrying out parallel verification studies in each region and their proposals selected hospitals . * Suggestions on how the products can be distributed and sold. Then SMEs and care unit collaborates in both the development and innovation and verfierinsprocess be a ´proof of concept´ that has created great opportunity to open the door to exportation abroad.
Planned approach and implementation
Strategy to reach the solutions is to work on three specific work packages: 1. Development of innovative products: Collaborate between SME:s and care in an ´open innovation´-structure . 2. Evaluation / validation studies. By performing parallel studies in each region and their proposals selected hospitals will hypothesis and its effects could be verified 3. Marketing and sales strategy to create a strategy for the products will be marketed, distributed and sold.