Health and social care 2016

Innovation Platform VGR

Vastra Gotland Region, Sweden


Vastra Gotlandsregionen Innovation Platform


Health care technology

This is an innovation platform within the Region Vastra Gotland that facilitates collaboration between industry, academia and Health Care by where new solutions and innovations can be tested and verified against the needs of the Health Care sector. Testing of products in clinical activities and support regarding law and audits are available as one of the innovation services.

What was tested

Amongst others; Visualisations of health care needs; Health economics; Clinical authentication.

Testbed purpose

The purpose is to make the development and implementation of new products and services in the healthcare area more effective for the benefit of region’s patients. It also works to improve the innovation culture and increase employee-driven innovation in health and medical care throughout the region.


The innovation platform can facilitate testing in suitable environments in the region, such as at hospitals, dental clinics, health centres and rehab clinics.

Use cases

  • Testing innovation for verification and proof-of-concept
  • Make public services better and more efficient

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