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inDemand Paris launches 5 healthcare challenges for European digital health companies

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inDemand is a new model where Healthcare organizations and companies co-create Digital Health solutions, with the economic support of public regional funds. This EU project is currently being developing in three pilot regions: Murcia (Spain), Paris (France) and Oulu (Finland). Why is this model innovative? inDemand applies at the same time demand-driven and co-creation approaches. 


Paris Region has launched its second call for companies interested in solving 5 challenges. “The co-creation has been a great success for both companies and the healthcare organization during 2018. We encourage SMEs to participate in the upcoming inDemand call in 2019. Healthcare professionals from Foch Hospital, GHU PARIS and GCSMS 91 are committed to solve health challenges, and willing to jointly develop solutions with IT companies”, explains Jorge González, director of Ticbiomed and coordinator of inDemand.  


The challenges to tackle are:

  1. ANONYMOUS by GHU PARIS: Anonymization of patient data for research purpose
  2. ARNO by GHU PARIS: Non-opposition collection electronic system 
  3. MATCO by GCSMS 91: Elderly people – Monitoring of multiple data during night
  4. A3D by GCSMS 91: Elderly people – non-invasive and easy to do undernourishment monitoring test
  5. ONCO by FOCH Hospital: Improve the long-term monitoring of cancer patients 


Companies awarded will: 

  • Co-develop and validate the solution within the SMS and its healthcare professionals.  
  • Receive funding up to 40,000 €. (60,000 € for ONCO).
  • Business support to improve commercial and financial traction delivered by Ticbiomed.
  • A first commercial reference to sell the solution elsewhere after the pilot. 
  • Intellectual Property.


European companies interested in the inDemand Paris Region call should apply before 6th April 2019. The five challenges have been detected by RESAH. The competitive call has been launched by the funding organisation, Paris Region Entreprises.

Companies may also be interested in challenges from Oulu and Murcia Region. More information on the project website www.indemandhealth.eu


inDemand model: digital solutions with high 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”, clarifies Jorge González.  


About the added value of the co-creation process between Healthcare organizations and IT companies, González points out that “the expected results are digital solutions with high 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 agile feedback and a better view of the needs.” 


The consortium

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 inDemand in the webpage www.indemandhealth.eu.