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Key success factors of an ECHAlliance Ecosystem


1. Set-up infrastructure and processes to support data sharing between professionals and citizens, interoperability and data analytics capacities;


2. Design and implement innovative solutions for key challenges such as chronic diseases management, remote monitoring, frailty, falls prevention, medicine adherence/optimisation, coordination of care, nutrition, age-friendly environments, dementia, mental health…;


3. Create an enabling environment able to:

  • Enhance open innovation between stakeholders;
  • Coordinate public policy and private sector;
  • Manage change through training & educational programmes and communication plans;
  • Support entrepreneurs, start-ups and SMEs with business services;
  • Support the fundraising process with public grants and private investors;
  • Develop evaluation capacities to test and assess the models and solutions;
  • Create innovative business models and contracts.




What an Ecosystem does

  • Regular multi-stakeholders meetings every 3 months (4 per year);  
  • Presentation of the news and current projects in the ecosystem;
  • Keynote of Digital health trends and innovation;
  • Challenges-driven sessions: identification of unmet needs and existing issues and presentation by health/social care professionals, policy-makers or insurances/funders (public & private); 
  • Innovation showcasing sessions: companies, entrepreneurs and researchers present their solutions and technologies 
  • Project incubation: enhance the implementation capacities thanks to a comprehensive approach with experts (clinical teams, legal advisors, business modelling, innovative deals & contracts, communication, change management). 
  • Project funding: identification of investment and funding sources such as tenders, calls of projects from public and private entities (Europe, Governments, foundations...) and investors