The Enterprise Europe Network Flanders in cooperation with Flanders’ Care created a ‘European Platform – Care & Industry together against CORONA’. The goal of the platform is to match the different needs of the healthcare sector and the offers of our companies and researchers. It also reserves place for governments to publish online all their …

by Heather Smith

Health tech experts and enthusiasts gathered in Tallinn on 13 March for the Health Tech Living Lab Summit to discuss the challenges of creating innovative solutions in healthcare. However, the first challenge arrived sooner than expected – the government of Estonia declared an emergency situation the night before the event was set to start and …

by Heather Smith

ECHAlliance has in response to the COVID-19 Crisis, adapted and set up the first of what will be a series of Pop-Up Ecosystems. The first of these, was held on March 31st featuring input from Ecosystems from Scotland, Estonia, Slovenia, Spain and Wales.  Our Ecosystems and Membership Director Andy Bleaden said  “We are so pleased …

by Heather Smith

Life Sciences Hub Wales are working with industry to help boost the supply of goods and develop solutions which address the immediate needs of NHS Wales. NHS Wales has appointed Life Sciences Hub Wales as the primary contact for any organisation that feel they are able to supply, manufacture and/or distribute products or collaborate with …

by Heather Smith

The Digital Technology sector is one of the fastest growing global markets, including in Scotland. The Digital Health and Care sector makes up a significant part of this market. However, a lack of a digitally skilled workforce is restricting the potential for growth of the sector in Scotland. Therefore, it is critical that we understand, and …

by Heather Smith

Ireland is taking a cross-Government and public health-led approach to tackling the COVID-19 crisis through its National Action Plan in response to COVID-19, focused on minimising risk of illness for all, minimising risk of exposure of vulnerable groups, and minimising social and economic disruption. Research and Innovation, in health, academia and industry, has a significant role …

by Heather Smith

News From Stockholm about COVID-19 thanks to Per-Olof Egnell of the eHealth Innovation Centre, Luleå University of Technology The Region Stockholm last week launched a web-based service that helps citizens with covid-19 symptoms to assess whether they can take care of the home or need to call the health care system for a closer diagnosis. …

by Heather Smith

The solutions which appear on the list below can be helpful in both the current situation and in the subsequent period, where we will no longer find ourselves in a crisis situation. The national health services are calling for easy to implement solutions, and also the opportunity to rent products for a period of time. …

by Heather Smith

Message from DHI CEO, Professor George Crooks The global and local impact of the COVID-19 outbreak is monitored daily by our Senior Management Team to ensure that we follow the most up to date Government advice and recommendations and those of our host institution, the University of Strathclyde. The next few weeks and months will …

by Heather Smith

The Central Finland Wellbeing Act video series creates a view to what citizens of Central Finland see important for their everyday wellbeing, and how it can be enhanced. In newly published five videos, Central Finns share their thoughts on wellbeing from the perspectives of work, leisure, learning, exercise and accessibility.  The video series interviews a …

by Heather Smith
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