Ultra sensitive methodology for cancer diagnostics, monitoring of transplantation and criminal technology
|RISE RESEARCH INSTITUTES OF SWEDEN AB - SP SVERIGES TEKNISKA FORSKNINGSINSTITUT AB, Borås
|Funding from Vinnova
|SEK 500 000
|April 2017 - January 2018
|Challenge-Driven Innovation – Stage 1 initiation
Purpose and goal
The project goal has been to form a strong consortium to meet the challenge of developing ultra-sensitive detection techniques for body fluid samples in the fields of cancer, organ transplantation, immunology and forensics. Analysis of the market needs has increased the relevance of the project idea and the need for implementation of the solutions. A broad project group has been strengthened with new partners to a multidisciplinary consortium. The end users´ needs and challenges have been analyzed and a detailed project plan has with work package has been structured.
Expected results and effects
A multidisciplinary consortium with authorities, academy, healthcare, institute and companies has been formed, the project idea has been further developed into several application areas and an application to stage 2 has been compiled. Analysis of market needs has been performed and a project organization and project plan for effective implementation has been structured. The project will result in efficient, better and cheaper healthcare (diagnostics, treatment and monitoring), increased knowledge to industry for drug development and higher crime clearance.
Planned approach and implementation
The project goals of the initiation phase have been reached and we will apply for a stage 2 projects. The work with structuring a project in work packages according to application areas has been effective and successful. The meetings and the workshop were highly appreciated with a good review of what methods that are used today, what the needs are and discussions about how the solutions can be formed based on available techniques and the parties´ combined skills and needs. This has been the base for the project´s design. Management and collaboration have worked very well.