‘inDemand’ -Paris Region- is looking for European companies to co-create with healthcare professionals
Get up to 30,000 €, co-create and test your digital health solution with a healthcare organisation and receive personalized business support. Apply before 8th June 2018!
inDemand is a new model where Healthcare organizations and companies co-create Digital Health solutions, with the economic support of public regional funds. Why is this model innovative? inDemand applies at the same time demand-driven and co-creation approaches. This EU project is currently being developing in three pilot regions: Murcia (Spain), Paris (France) and Oulu (Finland).
Paris Region has launched its first call for companies interested in solving 3 challenges:
- Optimisation of continuous monitoring of strokes in Neuro-Vascular Units (OSCAR)
- Remote monitoring of real-life patient data to anticipate the occurrence of complications/degradations in health status (SafeFoch)
- e-Consultations in the management of alcohol dependency. The deadline of this call is 8th June (e-Prevent)
"These challenges have been detected by healthcare professionals from Foch Hospital. Such a great example of the commitment to innovation of this hospital, showing also that healthcare professionals are interested in co-creation. Now it’s time for companies!”, explains Jorge González, coordinator of inDemand.
Companies awarded will:
- Co-develop and validate the solution within the SMS and its healthcare professionals.
- Receive funding up to 30,000 €.
- Business support to improve commercial and financial traction delivered by Medicen.
- A first commercial reference to sell the solution elsewhere after the pilot.
- Retain Intellectual Property
European companies interested in inDemand Paris Region call should apply before 8th June 2018. The three challenges have been detected by Foch Hospital and RESAH. The competitive call has been launched by the funding organisation, Paris Region Enterprises.
Companies may also be interested in challenges from Murcia and Oulu Region. Find all the information on the project website www.indemandhealth.eu.
inDemand model: digital solutions with higher success rate
“inDemand solves challenges identified by the customer -the Healthcare organizations-. That’s why we talk about a demand-driven model. This approach is going to increase the capacity of health entities to systematically identify and solve their needs while creating opportunities for private companies”, clarify Jorge González.
About the added value of the co-creation process between Healthcare organizations and IT companies, González points out that “the expected result are digital solutions with higher success rate -in terms of their application in practice/market uptake- because they have been developed side by side with the client. Thanks to co-creation, developers will have an agile feedback and a better view of the needs”.
inDemand consortium is composed of 11 partners. The Healthcare organizations are SMS and FFIS in Murcia, RESAH in Paris Region and NOHD in Oulu. The public regional funders are INFO in Murcia, Paris Region Entreprises and Oulu Council. The business supporters are TICBioMed in Murcia, Medicen Paris Region and Business Oulu. The team is completed with ERRIN and Oulu University supporting the dissemination and the methodology implementation.
The inDemand project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme under Grant Agreement No763735.
Find more information about the call here.