Health IT company matchmaking with Public Health Authorities

Health IT company matchmaking with Public Health Authorities

Wednesday 28 March in Seinäjoki, Finland, the BaltCityPrevention project holds the first of six matchmaking events between health it companies (SME’s) and public health authorities (PHA´s) in the Baltic Sea Region.

The event is entitled “Market Access and Technology Needs – Opportunities and Challenges for Cooperation between Health IT SMEs and PHA in the Baltic Sea Region”.

The matchmaking event combines networking between SME’s and PHA’s and a round table discussion on opportunities and challenges for cooperation between Health IT SME’s and PHA’s. The companies have opportunity to introduce their services and products to PHA’s.

Draft agenda

8:30-11:00: Matchmaking session 1: Public Health Authorities and Health IT companies

12:00-14:00: Matchmaking session 2: Market Access and cooperation with the PHA’s

The aim is to explore possibilities of SME cooperation, exchange business opportunities and potential for joint development of new services and products and to find solutions together to the above mentioned questions.

The regional organiser is the South Ostrobothnia Health Technology Development Centre, EPTEK.

The participating public health authorities come from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland.

Interested HEALTH IT companies can contact:

Sanna Valkosalo,

About BaltCityPrevention

Current prevention measures are often ineffective, since the methods are not tailored to specific user needs. In BaltCityPrevention 15 partners from 7 countries will test a more participatory and user-oriented approach to develop and implement prevention and health promotion interventions.

New technologies will be employed in the planning procedures and also as innovative tools for prevention purposes. The participation of the users and the co-creation process are key elements of this new intervention model.

The prevention interventions are offered by public health authorities (e.g. health care and social departments in municipalities) and address people with different health issues.

BaltCityPrevention is coordinated by Flensburg University of Applied Sciences.

Read more about BaltCityPrevention here.

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