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AQuAS is awarded with the Amparo Poch 2023 – Best procurement initiative for innovation in health

AQuAS is awarded with the Amparo Poch 2023 – Best procurement initiative for innovation in health
Rossana Alessandrello from AQuAS received the award together with Vicente Traver from ITACA SABIEN
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iRaise is an international Education Programme, co-led by AQuAS and ITACA SABIEN, and on October 5th it received the #award #AmparoPoch2023 of #PublicProcurement of #Innovation in #Health MODALITY BEST PUBLIC PROCUREMENT INITIATIVE FOR INNOVATION IN HEALTH from Instituto Aragonés de Ciencias de la Salud (IACS) and Universidad de Zaragoza.

Rossana Alessandrello from AQuAS received the award together with Vicente Traver from ITACA SABIEN.

This award is a recognition of 4 years of intensive work led by ITACA-SABIEN, AQuAS #InnovationUnit and #DepartamentDeSalut de la Generalitat de Catalunya. iRaise is an educational program for multidisciplinary teams of professionals from healthcare organizations that promotes the transformation towards a value-based model through the adoption of effective, sustainable and demand-driven innovations. iRaise has already trained 25 teams formed by 120 professionals and is now training 8 more teams formed by 48 professionals. iRaise counts with the support of 30 certified mentors.

Amparo Poch Awards

From the IACS Chair of Public Procurement of Innovation in Health we are delighted to announce the third edition of the Amparo Poch Awards for Public Procurement of Innovation in Health. The deadline for submitting projects will be until May 31, 2023 .

MODALITIES

The Awards are intended for unpublished projects or novel experiences (that have not been previously awarded), completed or in an advanced stage of development, that represent a substantial improvement in supplies, services, processes or investments in health and that are related to one of these two modalities:

  • Best public procurement of health innovation : rewards the best health innovation procurement carried out by a public sector entity*. Projects and experiences related to public innovation contracts in the Spanish health sector carried out** and outstanding.
  • Best public procurement initiative for health innovation : rewards the best program, policy, action or tool for promoting ICC. Projects and experiences that cover programs, policies, actions and instruments that enhance or encourage the public purchase of innovation in the Spanish health sector.

* A public sector entity will be understood as anyone classified as such according to article 3.1. of the LCSP.
** Ideally these would be contracts that have already been fully executed. However, in order to be evaluated, it is enough for them to be in the execution phase. Having, therefore, signed the corresponding contract at the time of submitting your application to the III edition of the Amparo Poch Awards. 

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