The Center for Innovation
At Karolinska University Hospital we work strategically with innovations and partnerships to shape the best possible healthcare for the patients of tomorrow. Welcome to Innovationsplatsen, our Center for Innovation.
Through the EU Horizon2020 project LIVE INCITE, coordinated by Karolinska University Hospital, innovative companies are invited to develop new digital tools supporting lifestyle changes in order to improve outcomes of surgical procedures. On May 9th LIVE INCITE will present the project. (Click headline for more information).
We enable co-creation with our clinics
We connect industry and academia with our clinics in order to continuously improve healthcare together in everyday clinical practice.
Innovations improving healthcare
We focus on highly specialized care, improving processes and working methods as well as develop new treatments and leading edge technologies.
The aim of our strategic collaboration with industry is to ensure maximum impact of clinical research and innovation into healthcare, driven by value of care.
Lifestyle changes improving care
LIVE INCITE is a EU project aiming to empower patients and support lifestyle changes in order to improve outcomes of surgical procedures.
Telemedicine – care at a distance
Videovisits in outpatient care, tele guidance for surgeons, consultative meetings and multidisciplinary rounds. Telemedicine is one of our focus areas.
Cell Therapy – new treatments
The Cell Therapy program tests and establishes the basis for new therapies in clinical setting. We accelerate the development of promising treatments.
Radiotherapy – a national testbed
Within the Swedish Testbed for Innovative Radiotherapy healthcare and industry jointly develop the field of radiotherapy for cancer treatment.
News from the Center for Innovation
May 9th: Open market information meeting for development of future eHealth tools
Innovative companies are invited on May 9th to discuss the development of new digital tools supporting lifestyle changes in order to improve outcomes of surgical procedure, as part ...
28 April: How can we use AI within healthcare? Focus: Natural Language Processing Challenge
Computers able to read and write - how can this create value within healthcare? How can the potential that technology has to offer address clinical needs? The Center for Innovation ...
BarncancerAppen - so much more than an app
This, out of a technical perspective, quite simple app has ignited the flame of innovation, starting a staff-driven development of the whole patient flow for Childhood Cancer ...
Karolinska University Hospital is running an invitation to EU-financed digital innovation to meet the challenges facing care
Through the EU project LIVE INCITE, Karolinska University Hospital challenges the market to find new healthcare solutions. The hospital is leading the race to find digital tools ...
The diabetes app makes life a little simpler
– I don't understand how we could have managed without the new app, says Clara Björklund, mother of 6-year old Meja, who is diagnosed with diabetes.
Video links cut Parkinson's waiting times in Sweden
A seemingly simple change in the way that doctors communicate has slashed waiting times for Parkinson's disease patients – from six months down to just seven days.
Why innovation partnership with Karolinska University Hospital?
– Karolinska offers an opportunity for companies to do interesting things very fast, which is a big benefit for the patients, but also for companies who want to be able to innovate ...
Innovation Partnerships – shaping the future of healthcare
Parallel to Stockholm's new life science cluster emerging around New Karolinska Solna University Hospital, a new model for collaboration between healthcare and industry is being ...
Editor: Erika Nydahl