Ledidi is Revolutionising Data Collaboration in Health Tech

The Norwegian technology startup, Ledidi, is aiming to ­revolutionise the way data is processed in clinical research. Their all-in-one cloud ­solution addresses a wide range of research ­collaboration and data ­management problems that everyone in clinical research is familiar with.

Functional ­Precision ­Medicine: The Future of ­Cancer ­Treatment?

With the turn of the millennium, researchers and clinicians looked to personalised medicine as the new frontier for healthcare. Genomic profiling has for more than 20 years been synonymous with personalised medicine.

Hospital 4.0: Aarhus University Hospital Seeks to Change the Way We View Healthcare

Aarhus University Hospital has taken the lead in data collection and optimisation through the Internet of things. While the potential for data-driven improvements is huge, the hospital’s administrators and executives have only just begun to dip their toes into the new water.

Health Tech Startups Will not Reach the Market Without IP rights

In a field as heavily regulated as Health tech, special rules apply to startups that make the road to the market longer. But these barriers become an advantage once the intellectual rights are secured.

How Data and Technology Are Propelling the Healthcare System Forward

If we look into the crystal ball of the future healthcare system it is clear that digitalisation, ­technology and data will play a pivotal role. The future of healthcare systems is to a large extent driven by technology and data. This goes for Denmark as well as the rest of the world.

Setting an Innovation Agenda for the Danish Healthcare ­System

The Danish Regions invites both small and large companies to help make the healthcare sector smarter, more innovative, and more responsive to patients’ needs.

How ­Technology Will Make the Patient Journey More Personalised

As Denmark’s healthcare system confronts an ageing population and the pharmaceutical giants are ­increasingly challenged by big tech, they are each looking to improve the patient journey.

“Denmark Must ­Foster an Environment Where Health Tech ­Innovation Is Developed in ­Collaboration between Small and Large Companies”

From his base in Tel Aviv, Tue ­David Bak has observed the ­Danish health tech sector and its vibrant ecosystem over the past three years. On April 1, 2020 he will become the director of the Greater Copenhagen Committee, and is eyeing the capital region for its tremendous potential.

Innovation-­based Procurement Can Improve the Healthcare System

“Value-Based Health care” is gaining momentum worldwide as an alternative to a one-sided focus on cost and activity. The Capital Region of Denmark is currently testing if public-private innovation and innovation-based procurement can be a useful means of realising this model.

Tackling Tomorrow’s ­Cardiac Challenges, Today

A growing, ageing population, rising levels of chronic disease coupled with escalating costs and complexity – this trend requires a rethink of every aspect of healthcare, not least cardiology. Despite a reduction in heart disease mortality, cardiovascular disease causes 36% of all deaths.

Innovation & Out-novation

The debate around innovation has not lost its spark, and certainly not its buzzword edge. From co-creation, to open innovation all the way through ecosystems. Incidentally, three words in the previous sentence were voted in the top 10 most annoying business terms.

Moving Denmark’s Healthcare Sector towards a Welfare State 2.0

During the next 20 years, Denmark will experience a radical change in its population demographic. By 2040, the number of citizens over the age of 80 is expected to double. This will present new demands and strains on the healthcare sector.

New EU Rules Intended to Secure Patients Hit Small Businesses Hard

New EU regulations will soon be enforced to ensure greater ­patient ­safety by imposing more requirements on medical device ­manufacturers. The industry­ ­welcomes them, but fears it may hit small manufacturers particularly hard - mostly because of a delayed ­implementation.

For the Sake of Its Patients, Rigshospitalet Invites Companies Inside to Cooperate

For decades, Rigshospitalet has partnered with companies to influence the development of its ­products. In recent years, these partnerships have become even closer.

Danish Start-Up Seeks to Cure Alzheimer’s Disease Using Light Technology

Optoceutics’ 'invisible' stroboscope lights stimulate the brain's natural clean-up process. The hope is that the light can be used for the treatment and prevention of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.