Aim of the ProVaHealth project – Product Validation In Health is to facilitate access to health infrastructure for startups aiming at commercialization, also giving the opportunity of verification by gathering practical feedback for companies wanting to enter the market and develop the product.
The project is co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund under the Baltic Sea Region Interreg programme.
17 partners cooperate within the project, including living labs in the health sector from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Lithuania, Latvia, Germany, Sweden and Poland. ProVaHealth network cooperates with ScanBalt and European Living Labs Network (ENoLL). Based on best practices, global trends and experience of committed living labs, the project will propose improvements to the existing laboratory network, and will develop a catalog of services offered by living labs to SMEs. As part of ProVaHealth, selected SMEs will benefit from living labs.
Polish project partners are:
- Upper Silesian Agency for Entrepreneurship and Development (GAPR)
- city of Lublin.
Strategic GAPR associated partners are:
- Professor Zbigniew Religa’s Foundation for Cardiac Surgery Development
- LifeScience Krakow Cluster.