Testbed Skellefteå Hospital (preparatory project)

Reference number 2018-03690
Coordinator Västerbottens läns landsting - Landstingsfastigheter
Funding from Vinnova SEK 420 000
Project duration November 2018 - July 2019
Status Ongoing
Venture 2018-02414-en
Call 2018-02475-en

Purpose and goal

Our ambition is to elaborate and establish Skellefteå hospital as a unique and World leading Environment for testing and development of innovative, sustainable and digital solutions. The County Council of Västerbotten and The City of Skellefteå along with the Enterprise Community and Academic institutions have an outstanding possibility to create synergies as a complete hospital is to be offered as a long term, sustainable testing environment for the future.

Expected results and effects

We want to develop a medium sized Swedish hospital to become a testbed where different companies and others have a possibility to develop and test products, services, processes and organizational solutions. This not only means that a physical Environment is avaliable but also a Culture where innovations and creative thinking is produced. The ambition is to adress fields that not are directly related to the physical care of patients but still completely necessary to make a hospital to operate properly in interaction with the surrounding socitety.

Planned approach and implementation

In this preparatory Project is the objective to identify the necessary conditions to be able to establish the Skellefteå hospital as a testbed for primarely energy management, sustainability, logistics and informations- and Communications technology. The equal gender rights perspective is continously considerated. Planned activities: Market needs analysis Analysis of existing similar testbeds Analysis of equal gender rights related to the testbed Project description and Project organisation

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