inDemand project is looking for European companies to co-create with healthcare professionals from Spain, Finland and France

Date: 20/03/2018
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inDemand is a new model where Healthcare organizations and companies co-create Digital Health solutions, with the economic support of regional public funds. inDemand is an innovatve model that applies at the same time demand-driven and co-creation approaches.

This EU project is currently being implemented in three pilot regions: Murcia (Spain), Oulu (Finland) and Paris (France). Each of these three regions has launched its first call for companies interested in solving concrete needs that have been previously identified by healthcare providers.

Murcia Region is looking for companies to solve 4 challenges. The unmet needs include the following: avoiding care re-admission, support for healthcare providers and families with regards to child obesity, a digital patient-doctor communication channel for epilepsy management, and a healthcare training management platform. The deadline of this call is 30th April. [Murcia call]

Oulu Region has launched its first call for companies interested in solving 4 challenges, related to resource planning for more efficient use of rooms, remote controlled mobile solution for hospital young clients, e-guidance and advice pass for breastfeeding, and e-services before and after and outpatient clinic appointment. The deadline of this call is 28th May. [Oulu call]

Paris Region open call is focused on 3 challenges. They are related to optimisation of continuous monitoring of strokes in Neuro-Vascular Units, remote monitoring of real-life patient data to anticipate the occurrence of complications/degradations in health status and e-consultations in the management of alcohol dependency. The deadline for this call is 8th June. [Paris call]

Please note that only companies from Spain, France and Finland can apply for these calls.

Companies awarded will:

  • Co-develop and validate the solution within the SMS and its healthcare professionals.  
  • Receive funding up to 30,000 €.
  • Benefit from business support to improve commercial and financial traction.
  • A first commercial reference to sell the solution elsewhere after the pilot.
  • Retain intellectual property