Health and social care

Nordic Test Beds Consortium

Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland


The project participants include Innovation Skåne, Innovation Akademiska at Uppsala University Hospital, Aalborg University Hospital at North Denmark Region, Oslo University Hospital, OuluHealth Labs at Oulu University Hospital, BusinessOulu and Centre for Health and Technology at University of Oulu.


Health care technology

The Nordic Test Beds Consortium is a Nordic collaboration network with access to five university hospital testbeds. The project aims to support faster development of incoming Health Care ideas into innovations through various means.

What was tested

Health care technology

Testbed purpose

The main purpose is to create a framework for Nordic health innovation work, build viable collaboration between Nordic SMEs and companies, produce practical guides and tools on how to operate in Nordic countries, and run 15 concrete health care product/service idea test cases.


5 Nordic testbeds within Health Care, hospital-driven

Use cases

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

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