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Health Innovation Centre of Southern Denmark

Health Innovation Centre of Southern Denmark is a regional player for health and welfare Technologies in Denmark

Vision

We create innovative solutions for everyday life

We want to be the favorite partner in health innovation, funding, intersectorial cooperation and public-private cooperation.

Mission

We create value for somatic and psyciatric hospitals, social institutions and regional companies by contributing with innovation, intersectorial cooperation and public-private cooperation.

The activities of Health Innovation Centre of Southern Denmark center around three strategic areas:

  • Innovation
  • Cooperation
  • Funding

Innovation, to us, means

  • Changes that work in everyday life
  • Innovation is the process from demand to implementation
  • Our solutions are productive and contribute to a measurable effect in somatic and psyciatric hospitals, social institutions and regional companies.

Our characteristics are:

  • We create innovative solutions for the clinicians' everyday life
  • We create innovative solutions, that support citizens' own coping skills
  • We spread and facilitate innovation in the Region of Southern Denmark 
  • We facilitate professional innovation processes
  • We deploy innovation in the public and private cooperation
  • We focus on user-centered design and prototyping

Cooperation, to us, means

  • Cooperation means we facilitate and form interdisciplinary cooperation with external partners. 

Our characteristics are:

  • We are the preferred collaborator for companies, hospitals and social institutions
  • We cooperate on all levels – “vertical and horizontal”
  • “From push to pull” management
  • We attract companies and act as a coordinated entrance for companies
  • Transparency in governance
  • Focus areas are matched with strategic agendas
  • Possesses and apply the right qualifications for the benefit of the job
  • Open cooperation on development 

Funding, to us, means

  • We match the innovative projects with the right means.

Our characteristics are:

  • We possess an overview of relevant resources and their purpose
  • We are at the forefront of new funding opportunities
  • We make funding opportunities visible for companies and hospitals
  • We understand the purpose and the timeframe of innovative projects

Physical surroundings

Health Innovation Centre of Southern Denamrk reside in a 1.900 m2 laboratory. Mock-ups, ideas and products are developed and tested on a 1:1 scale in this large laboratory.

Futhermore, the laboratory contains CoLab Plug'n'play designed for testing welfare technologies, before they are implemented. We use these facilities to substantiate that new projects and designs make a difference for future users of health care.