The increasing digitalisation of the health and wellbeing sector is transforming the way healthcare services are delivered and received. Organisations that embrace digitalization are better positioned to compete in today’s rapidly evolving healthcare landscape and are more likely to achieve long-term success. HealthHub Finland and Location Innovation Hub, two European Digital Innovation Hubs from Finland support companies and public sector to achieve their goals.
Recently, the European Union established the European Digital Innovation Hub (EDIH) network to help SMEs and public sector organisations across the EU meet the challenges of digitalisation and strengthen their competitiveness.
The EDIH network is made up of more than 200 centres of excellence. They help businesses and public sector organisations to improve their business and production processes, products or services using digital technologies. The centres offer subsidised or free test-before-invest and innovation services, funding advice, training and skills development.
HealthHub Finland is a gateway to Finnish health data and innovation services
HealthHub Finland is a one-stop shop for the development of digital solutions in the health sector and a gateway to Finnish health data. It is a powerhouse of expertise, as industry specialists from the main Finnish health clusters have joined forces to offer companies tailor-made service packages to accelerate the development of innovative digital health and wellness solutions.
“Now you can access the broad portfolio of services, resources and health data from all over Finland through a single point of contact, HealthHub Finland. With our tailor-made service packages created by industry experts, we enable you to turn your vision into reality,” explains Henrik Honkanen, Project Manager of HealthHub Finland.
Location Innovation Hub is your partner in location intelligence
The Location Innovation Hub (LIH) is a centre of excellence for location information coordinated by the Finnish Geospatial Research Institute. The Hub’s services are produced in collaboration with a large network of partners.
“Location has many applications also in health sector for example indoor navigation in hospitals, IoT location-as-a-service, analysing health data using location and planning health resources”, says project manager Antti Jakobsson from Location Innovation Hub. Join the Geospatial Challenge Camp:
“Geospatial Challenge Camp is a new skills development and innovation service of Geoportti Research Infrastructure and LIH. In the challenge, multidisciplinary teams work towards integrating health and location data to support analysis and improvement of health and wellbeing for 10 weeks period. We invite interested business partners to collaborate with us”, Jakobsson says.
There are two other EDIHs operating in Finland:
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