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Excellent research and expertise of quality of cancer care by internationally trained staff

Objective

There is an international imperative to improve healthcare through health service research, including nursing research and new innovations. This EU-RISE project “Excellent research and expertise of quality of cancer care by internationally trained staff (INEXCA)” aims to utilize expertise across the globe to improve research, researcher training and care of cancer patients, family caregivers and patient and public involvement through international and intersectoral collaboration and staff exchange. The ultimate objectives are to create innovative opportunities to improve research and researchers’ skills and increase knowledge transfer from research to practice and business. The participants in the project representing academic, non-academic and clinical settings as well as information technology industry and health-related business experts from Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Italy, Great Britain and United States of America have enormous and interdisciplinary competences of their specializing areas in research methodology, quality of care, cancer care, patient involvement, family care givers and information technology in academic, non-academic and clinical settings. The participating organizations will bring their best know-how through staff’s secondments, workshops, training courses, conferences, publications and other activities. An innovative ICT platform will be developed for sharing information and knowledge. In total, 34 academic and non-academic staff members will be involved in this INEXCA project for 263 months. The participants’ synergies and complementarities from different disciplines, experiences, methodological advancements as well as clinical practice will be fully in use. The planned secondments will offer the best opportunity to get the best outcomes for patients, families, EU citizens as well as researchers.
Descriptors: HEALTH SERVICES, HEALTH CARE RESEARCH

Field of science

  • /social sciences/economics and business
  • /medical and health sciences/health sciences/nursing
  • /medical and health sciences/clinical medicine/oncology/cancer

Call for proposal

H2020-MSCA-RISE-2014
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Funding Scheme

MSCA-RISE - Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE)

Coordinator

ITA-SUOMEN YLIOPISTO
Address
Yliopistonranta 1 E
70211 Kuopio
Finland
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
EU contribution
€ 441 000

Participants (6)

KATHOLIEKE UNIVERSITEIT LEUVEN
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 45 000
Address
Oude Markt 13
3000 Leuven
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
SYDDANSK UNIVERSITET
Denmark
EU contribution
€ 45 000
Address
Campusvej 55
5230 Odense M
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
UNIVERSITY OF SURREY
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 49 500
Address
Stag Hill
GU2 7XH Guildford
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
SENSOFTIA OY
Finland
EU contribution
€ 72 000
Address
Kasityokatu 43
70100 Kuopio
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
POHJOIS-SAVON SAIRAANHOITOPIIRIN KUNTAYHTYMA
Finland
EU contribution
€ 54 000
Address
Pl 100
70029 Kys
Activity type
Research Organisations
CEREF SRL
Italy
EU contribution
€ 207 000
Address
Via Aspetti Tiziano 38
35132 Padova
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)

Partners (1)

UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH
United States
Address
University Place 123
15213 Pittsburgh
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments