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This project has received funding from the European Union’s 7th Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement no 320021


SME Resources

The READi for Health project is supporting the EU regions of Oulu, Skane and Murcia to develop and promote their eHealth innovations. As part of this support, the READi project will work with mature SMEs in these regions, who are involved in the broad areas of eHealth, mHealth, Connected Health etc and who would like support in showcasing their products and solutions to an international market.  

 

Support can take the form of virtual and physical opportunities such as: 

  • Your company's profile on the READi website
  • Signposting opportunities in your target markets
  • Webinars on doing business internationally
  • Virtual and physical matchmaking and networking
  • Highlighting relevant events or workshops

 

The resources on this page are intended to support SMEs to gain insight into and intelligence on other international markets. If you are an SME interested in accessing support from the Readi project, please email the contact in your region: 

 

 

Market Reports

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Commercial/ Funding Opportunities for SMEs

The READi project has highlighted a number of commercial/ funding opportunities for SMEs across Europe and internationally in the following document. These will continue to be updated as the project continues.

Commercial/ Funding Opportunities for SMEs
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MAGIC searches for innovative post-stroke solutions

 

The European pre-commercial procurement project called MAGIC has published a Prior Information Notice to find suppliers who can develop and test solutions to improve stroke recovery, home-based rehabilitation and to empower stroke patients following hospital discharge. The budget for this is about €3,6 million.

 

Those interested can attend the Open Market Consultation events in Italy and Spain or contact the project. Applications will be welcome from individual suppliers and consortium bidders.

 

The first Open Market Consultation event took place in Jordanstown, Northern Ireland on June 20th; the others will  follow in Chieti, Italy (June 29th), Turin, Italy (July 6th) and Barcelona, Spain (July 8th). The events will also be recorded and the presentation material will be published on the MAGIC website. The estimated date of publication of contract notice is 1st August 2016. More information here

 

http://magic-pcp.eu/

 Digital Health Innovation Call

 

The READi project is pleased to share this opportunity, which is open to companies, NHS organisations, voluntary organisations, universities and independent innovators, who are invited to apply for awards of up to £125,000.

 

TRUSTECH is currently working with NHS Salford CCG to run a call to find digital health innovations to test and evaluate in an NHS setting. With a total fund of £450,000 and individual awards of up to £125,000, this is a great opportunity for innovators with new solutions that can benefit the Salford population and the NHS.

 

Calling all Digital Health Innovators

Telecare, mobile apps, connected self-management tools. These are all types of digital health technologies that can be used to improve the lives of patients with long-term conditions and NHS Salford Clinical Commissioning Group (NHS Salford CCG) has a fund of £450,000 to evaluate them in the local community.

 

The Digital Health Innovation Call will look to fund the testing and development of innovative digital products, services and clinical practices that aim to improve the experience and outcomes of patients in the Salford community.  Applications are sought which align to the following NHS Salford CCG strategy group innovation priorities:

  • Long-Term Conditions
  • Children & Young People
  • Medicines Optimisation
  • Mental Health
  • Systems Resilience
  • Community Based Care
  • Engagement & Experience

 

The Digital Health Innovation Call for applications open now. Applications must be submitted by 5pm on 23rd August 2016.

 

Details at http://www.trustech.org.uk/news/salford-digital-health-call/   

Webinars

Watch the Webinar - Insights into the US eHealth market" Want to know more about the US eHealth market?

Webinar: Insights into the US eHealth market 

Date: 17 August 2016

Time: 15:30 – 16:05 CET (20 min presentation & 15 mins Q&A)

Location: Online (joining instructions will be sent in advance)

 

Dave Whitlinger of NYeC will provide insights into the ehealth market in the USA, highlighting business opportunities and important considerations for eHealth companies entering the US market.

There will be an opportunity for Q&A at the end of the presentation. 

 

Dave is Executive Director with overall responsibility for the New York eHealth Collaborative, a non-profit organization creating health information technology that ensures fast, secure, accurate access to patient data across New York State. Previously, Dave was a Director at Intel responsible for health care device interoperability strategies and standards development. He has also led a cross-industry consortium, the Continua Health Alliance, focused on the establishment of an ecosystem of interoperable, personal telehealth systems. http://www.nyehealth.org/

 

Webinar recording available at https://vimeo.com/179475505

 

Download the presentation here 

 

Post-webinar Q&A with Dave Whitlinger here

 

This webinar is organised and supported by the READi for Health project.

Webinar: Insights into the UK eHealth market

Webinar: Insights into the UK eHealth market 

Date: Wednesday 6 July 2016

Time: 14:30 – 15:05 CET (20 min presentation & 15 mins Q&A)

 

Declan Hadley, Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust, will provide insights into the eHealth market in the UK, highlighting business opportunities and important considerations for eHealth companies entering the UK market. There will be an opportunity for Q&A at the end of the presentation.

 

Declan is Digital Health Lead for Healthier Lancashire and has worked in the NHS for over twenty years.  In March 2014, he joined Lancashire's Local Area Team to lead on the development of a digital health strategy that underpins the Healthier Lancashire Programme. Declan is also Digital Health Associate with the Innovation Agency, one of 15 Academic Health Science Networks established by the NHS in England to improve health and create wealth, and enable NHS and academia to work together with industry to identify, adopt and spread innovation and best practice. 

 

Declan's current area of interest is exploring how consumer-centric technology can be used to empower people, giving them access to their own health data and enabling them to use it to improve their health and wellbeing. 

 

Webinar recording available at https://vimeo.com/173622306

 

This webinar was organised and supported by the READi for Health project.

 

Webinar Slides: Insights into the UK eHealth market
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Webinar Innovative Business Models to support e-Health opportunities

Webinar: Innovative Business Models to support e-Health opportunities

Presenter: Bleddyn Rees, Digital Health Consultant & Lawyer

 

Date: Tuesday 24 May 2016

Time: 15:00 – 15:35 CET (20 min presentation & 15 min Q&A)

 

Summary: Bleddyn Rees provides insights into how ehealth opportunities can be unlocked through innovative business modelling, with Q&A at the end. Bleddyn is a Digital Health Consultant and Lawyer at Osborne Clarke and Commercial Advisor to NHS Trusts. He is also a member of the Advisory Board for the READi for Health project. Full bio here.

 

Webinar recording available at:  https://vimeo.com/167892246

 

This webinar was organised and supported by the READi for Health project.

 

Webinar Slides: Innovative Business Models to support eHealth opportunities
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