How LiCalab supports businesses and organisations to innovate
Our testpanel of about 1000 patients and elderly and many care professionals share their user feedback with us.
The CrossCare project supports 42 care innovation projects over the next five years. In CrossCare, each innovation project is guided by a Flemish and a Dutch care testing ground for co-creation sessions with end users, tests in the right care environments and business modelling sessions. The selected entrepreneurs receive financial support to further develop their innovation.
SEAS 2 Grow (Silver Economy Accelerating Strategies To Grow) helps businesses develop their care innovations for the Silver Economy quicker and implement them Europe-wide. Businesses can test their innovative products and services in 4 countries, thanks to the cross-border accelerator providing services throughout the entire innovation process. This project is a co-operation between eight partners in France, England, The Netherlands and Belgium.
Testing in Europe, Latin-America and Asia
LiCalab has built an international network of living labs. We explored a new design for medication packaging for a large pharmaceutical company with partners from other EU countries, such as the Netherlands, the UK, Italy, Denmark, Slovenia and France (2015), as well as Asia and Latin-America (2016).
Minze Health develops internet-connected medical products for use at home. Their focus is on urology. Urination problems originate in the lower urinary tract and can occur in men, women and children.The most common conditions that cause complaints in the lower urinary tract are prostate enlargement, nervous system disorders, urinary incontinence, bladder and prostate cancer or incontinence after pregnancy.
The Helium project (Health Innovation Experimental Landscape through Policy Improvement) focuses on innovation in the health, welfare and life sciences sectors. Helium aims to stimulate care innovation and economic growth by sharing knowledge and creating more possibilities in order to implement new technologies in the healthcare sector.
SenZYX is a project that LiCalab is working on with Van Roey ICT Group. Van Roey want to help people live active, independent lives, regardless of age, disability, injury or illness, by optimising care processes with smart, wearable devices. SenZYX wants to offer curative and preventive help for people with lower back pain. SenZYX is part of the CrossCare project.
Health & Care Network Kempen
The Health & Care Network Kempen strengthens entrepreneurship and co-operation within the health & care sector, in order to boost healthcare innovation and put it on the map internationally. With a single, loud and powerful voice we represent the interests in Kempen and make this region attractive for health & care activities, both national and international.
Healthcare without digital communication has become inconceivable. Both health care providers and patients/clients communicate digitally more and more often. Unfortunately there is a lack of safe and easy ways of communicating in this sector. This means that the focus on secure mail is increasing exponentially.