Projects and Networks
Region Zealand has acquired expertise on issues related to health promotion, active ageing and innovation through involvement in several projects and networks at the European level. Under the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing (EIP-AHA), Region Zealand is active in two working groups. In group B3, Integrated Care, the region has activities related to Follow‐Up Home Visits. In group C2, Independent Living, the region is active through the Community of Regions for Assisted Living Network (CORAL), which is a network of European regions working together in the field of regional policy for Ambient Assisted Living and Active and Healthy Ageing.
See examples of interregional and European projects:
Cancer Research Fehmarn Belt (KFFB)
Cancer Research Fehmarn Belt (KFFB) is a cross-border project collaboration between Oncology & Hematology Department of Hospital South, Næstved, Denmark and Klinik für Strahlentherapie, Universitätsklinikum Schleswig-Holstein, Lübeck, Germany. Through public research, experience and knowledge, the project will help to further develop the quality of cancer treatment on both sides of the Fehmarn Belt. Funded under Interreg 4A. (KFFB Website)
- University College Zealand, lead partner.
- Southern Hospital and the orthopaedic surgery departments at Slagelse Hospital and Næstved Hospital, collaboration partners in Region Zealand.
- The orthopaedic clinic at Skåne University Hospital in Lund, collaboration partner in Region Skåne.(Prohip Website)
EPP – eHealth
Nordic PPI Net
Nordic PPI Net: Is a cooperation project between public institutions and private companies working for a foundation for common innovation procurement projects in the Nordic health sector. SIS is involved in the following PPI projects:
o Lifeline, patient monitoring system in collaboration with the private company VIEWCARE, hospitals and Aalborg University
o Hygienic drain in collaboration with private company ACO
o Hand Hygiene automat in collaboration with private company Hygiene development ApS
SIS works with the platform OPI (Public Private Innovation), which combines the knowledge of public institutions with the solutions provided by private institutions. This cooperation leads to new products and services that increase the quality in the public sector and creates growth in the private. SIS provides the identification of the needs in the health sector that are suited for an OPI-project and creates a catalogue of services with collaboration possibilities between private companies and the public sector in Region Zealand. VIS, CAPNOVA and Connect Denmark are also partners in the collaboration.
o mPsyke is a project that deals with psychiatric problems, in this case schizophrenia, and how to secure a better treatment in rural areas. mPsyke is based on an application, which can qualify and motivate citizens with Schizophrenia prevent and predict their own symptoms with their smartphone.
o In-hospital strength training for patients: The project facilitates patients’ self-training before, during and after hospitalization with the aim of strengthen their health conditions and to accelerate the patients’ rehabilitation process while lowering treatment costs.