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Collaboration among Aerospace, Biotechnology, ICT, Energy and Medical Devices sectors in generating innovative solutions, business models and work-flows that enhance patient-centered care

Collaboration among Aerospace, Biotechnology, ICT, Energy and Medical Devices sectors in generating innovative solutions, business models and work-flows that enhance patient-centered care

Objective

The focus of Cross4Health is to move beyond the state-of-the-art practice of regional clusters to unlock the collaborative potential of the SMEs from Aerospace, Biotechnology, Energy, ICT and Medical Devices (ABEIM) sectors in generating innovative solutions, business models and work-flows that enhance patient-centered personalized care for societal challenges in health, delivered through the Medical Devices new emerging industry value chains.
By providing a framework for a more structured cross-sectoral and cross-border collaboration, that manages all the complex reactions within the process, Cross4Health instantiates the mechanisms to ensure the long-term sustainability of the action.
The main outcome of the Cross4Health project will be a portfolio of innovative services, processes and products conceived in an intelligent ‘plug-in’ platform for ABEIM stakeholders by high performance crossover teams. This will increase the competitiveness of the SMEs, advancing the positioning of European countries in this new emerging market.
All these will be achieved by pursuing the following project objectives:
• Establishing Open Innovation Spaces where all the involved parties set the priorities and the challenges.
• Generating added value, leveraging expert knowledge, new partnerships and market support by providing targeted monetary (competitive grants) and non-monetary (innovation vouchers) support mechanisms.
• Facilitating fast testing and business hypothesis validation via large-scale demonstrators.
• Facilitating sustainability by validating complementary funding streams and alignment with RIS3 strategies.
Cross4Health Vision is to work towards the osmosis of technologies, culture, teams and businesses among the selected sectors, tearing down the blocking barriers to realize significant advances in Health, growth and employment for new and/or improved products, services and processes.

Coordinator

NORWAY HEALTH TECH

Address

Gaustadalleen 21
0349 Oslo

Norway

Activity type

Higher or Secondary Education Establishments

EU Contribution

€ 3 398 749,12

Participants (7)

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AEROSPACE VALLEY

France

EU Contribution

€ 319 712,50

CLUSTER DE SALUD DE CASTILLA Y LEON

Spain

EU Contribution

€ 205 187,50

EUROB CREATIVE SLNE

Spain

EU Contribution

€ 293 111,88

HEALTH CLUSTERNET

United Kingdom

EU Contribution

€ 79 395

INNOVATION SKANE AB

Sweden

EU Contribution

€ 325 812,50

ZENIT ZENTRUM FUR INNOVATION UND TECHNIK IN NORDRHEIN-WESTFALEN GMBH

Germany

EU Contribution

€ 183 571

STICHTING HEALTH CLUSTERNET

Netherlands

EU Contribution

€ 186 667,50

Project information

Grant agreement ID: 731391

Status

Ongoing project

  • Start date

    1 September 2017

  • End date

    29 February 2020

Funded under:

H2020-EU.2.3.2.2.

H2020-EU.2.3.2.3.

  • Overall budget:

    € 5 196 499,98

  • EU contribution

    € 4 992 207

Coordinated by:

NORWAY HEALTH TECH

Norway