Health and social care 2014

The national testbed for innovative radiotherapy



Karolinska University hospital


Medical technology

The testbed provides access to testing facilities and patients, different user environments, and leading experts. The testbed allows development and testing of innovations that the healthcare sector needs and demands.

What was tested

Radiology innovations

Testbed purpose

The aim of the testbed is to be a highly specialised test environment attracting companies to develop and quality-assure new solutions in collaboration with the health system, in addition to capturing the carers own ideas.



Use cases

  • Testing innovation for verification and proof-of-concept
  • Capture competitive advantages from frontier technologies
  • Marketing and local economic development
  • Make public services better and more efficient

Bank of examples of real-world innovation testbeds

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