Test bed Life Medicine

Reference number 2018-03721
Coordinator Västerbottens läns landsting - Västerbottens läns landsting, Livsmedicin
Funding from Vinnova SEK 498 872
Project duration November 2018 - November 2019
Status Ongoing
Venture Testbäddar för samhällets utmaningar
Call Testbäddar för samhällets utmaningar - förberedelseprojekt

Purpose and goal

The goal of Testbed Life Medicine is to be able to carry out testing and development of new and innovative patient, healthcare solutions within Personalised Medicine and specifically Connected Health, ie digital tools for following individuals health used for care or prevention by taking advantage of the region´s expertise in innovation power, Big Data, research and a susceptible regional healthcare that acts in favor of improved healthcare and care. The test beds shortens the way from idea to innovation and is a platform for creating new commercial services and products for export.

Expected results and effects

Testbed Life Medicine has, after establishment, become a development-supportive establishment with clear processes and offers aimed at industry and contractors in Personalised Medicine and Connected Health. Testbed Life Medicine provide opportunities for citizens, clinics, researchers and industry partners to jointly develop and test new, innovative Connected Health solutions. After the project, the testbed has established a broad network and is seen as a value-creating tool for the region to use in the renewal of health, healthcare and care.

Planned approach and implementation

In the test bed Life Medicine, a support structure for business developing is being built up with clear processes and offers aimed at industry and entrepreneurs. The concept includes 4 parts such as showroom, techlab in the form of lab, designed / simulated user environment and real user environment, digital portal and open innovation. The above environments as well as internal competencies serve as a basis for collaboration and can be offered as a conceptual form internally and externally.

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