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Knowledge Exchange Webinar “Digital Health, Wellbeing and Smart Specialisation”

“Digital Health, Wellbeing and Smart Specialisation”

18th November 2020 @ 10:00 am 11:30 am

The objective of the webinar is to share the experiences of two AER regions on:

  • supporting the development of digital solutions that support healthy living.
  • fostering collaboration between public sector, universities, civil organisations, entrepreneurs and businesses.
  • how we intend to achieve business growth and efficiency in public health services.
  • how digital health innovation fits with our regions’ smart specialisation strategies

10.00 – 10.05 Welcome and introductions

● Kenneth Johannesson, AER Committee on Social Policy and Public Health, Vice President for Health Innovation / Councillor Region Värmland
● Donna Henderson, Chair of AER Digital Health Network / Head of International Engagement, TEC & Digital Healthcare Innovation, Scottish Government

10.00 – 10.35 Setting the Scene – Smart Specialisation in Värmland and Scotland

● Anders Olsson, Manager of Research and Innovation, Värmland Dept of Regional Growth
● Linda Murray, Head of Strategy, Scottish Enterprise

10.35 – 11.15 Creating an ecosystem for digital health and wellness –

● Magnus Bårdén, Managing Director, DigitalWell Arena / CEO of Compare (Region Värmland, Sweden)
● Prof George Crooks, Chief Executive, Digital Health & Care Innovation Centre (Scotland, UK)

11.15 –11.30 Q&A and discussion