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Health promotion innovation in collaboration

Reference number
Coordinator Malmö universitet - Fakulteten för Hälsa och samhälle
Funding from Vinnova SEK 7 610 596
Project duration May 2017 - August 2019
Status Completed
Venture Challenge-driven innovation - Phase 2 Collaboration

Important results from the project

Equal health among population groups based on a platform with a user-driven innovation processes that produce health-promoting products / services together with public / private / non-profit sector, academia and residents in a socially vulnerable area. A working model is built on a user-driven process with tools for the platform that has been designed and tested, and which have been established by a new network function. The platform with its working model can be disseminated and used in different contexts. An interdisciplinary evaluation model has been integrated.

Expected long term effects

The platform is a social investment model for health promotion and bridges the gap between primary and secondary prevention. The result shows that self-reported health is improved through social integration and in the user-driven innovation processes. The model develops empowerment through user-driven innovation when inhabitants from residential areas are integrated into the processes. System obstacles to p-helix collaboration are identified in the platform at a strategic level and solutions established through the locally anchored platform at an operational local level.

Approach and implementation

A platform has been established in a socially vulnerable area in Malmö. Self-reported health has improved while the population is experiencing social integration, inclusion and empowerment processes. The platform tests innovative solutions in its lab in a p-helix structure and has developed products but also proposals for new service innovations. The platform is integrated and disseminated in dialogue with the municipality in the program management, and activity operations, with property owners and non-profit organizations.

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Last updated 10 December 2018

Reference number 2017-01272

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