The European consortium gathered to carry out this project is composed by 6 organisations from 4 countries
Region Nordjylland, or North Denmark Region, is a regional level government in Denmark which is mainly responsible for the regional health care system. With 578.839 citizens the region is the smallest region i Denmark as regards size of population. North Denmark Region is however a large procuring authority in the field of health care technology and services, not least health ICT, and an advisory authority towards the 10 local councils regarding procurement of health care technology.The Health Innovation Unit North Denmark, Idéklinikken, is a regional innovation hub, based at Aalborg University Hospital. Idéklinikken focuses on user-driven innovation and is the main link between industry and the regional hospitals in terms of innovation activities.
University of Zaragoza
The University of Zaragoza is a public teaching and research institution which combines almost five centuries of history (since 1542) with a constantly updated range of courses. The University of Zaragoza has more than 30,000 students; 5,100 teachingand research staff and over 1,800administration and service staff. Its Law School, has a wide knowledge in Public Procurement policies. In this way the University of Zaragoza is coordinating the Spanish Observatory of Public Procurement (SOPP), located at the Law School. This think-tank involves academic members from several Spanish Universities, who have focused their research on public procurement.
Styrian Technology Park
Styrian Technology Park, STP, has been founded in 1994 as the 1st technology park in Slovenia and is a public and non-profit technology, business & research support organization, based in Podravje region, 2ndlargest region of Slovenia. STP represents a focal point of/between business and academia sector. As such it hasthe access to a wide target group of students, researchers and knowledge available within the regional university environment on one side and the access to a wide target group of SMEs and mature enterprises in the region, knowing their business and development challenges. Besides its own direct connections, STP disposes a strong network of institutions that relate to its scope of work and supplement it accordingly.
Founded in 2009, AMUEBLA is a group of stakeholders working together to address needs in the furniture and habitat sector, representing the interests of more than 80companies and over 2,500 employees. It is a non-profit association, characterized as a combination of companies, research and training centres involved in facilitating innovative practices and improving the competitiveness of its members, as well as defending its general business interests and promoting its projection and international visibility. AMUEBLA wants to be able to lead and support any initiative that promotes the growth of the furniture industry through, among other activities, the improvement of skills and competences of sector workers.
University of Lodz
The University of Lodz, established in 1945, is one of the leading institutions of higher education in Poland. For decades it has been also one of the biggest and most popular Polish universities and is repeatedly ranked among the top higher education institutions in the country. The 12 faculties of the University provide 95 programmes and 158specializations in Polish and 16 programmes in English. In addition, the University offers several doctoral programmes and more than90 postgraduate study programmes. In HAePPI project it is involved the Faculty of Law and Administration. This Faculty is among the best law faculties in Poland. Every year, it is on top of the list in the report by the Ministry of Justice summing up efficiency and pass rates of candidates for bar exams. In addition, in 2014 the Centre for Public Procurement and PPP was established on the Faculty of Law and Administration as educational, scientific and research centre. The main aim of the centre is to provide education and legal expertise in the wide scope of varied issues of public procurement law and public-private partnership.
Wellness cluster iVITA connects 21 members. The cluster main focus is innovation promotion, education and health technology development (various research and development activities in the area of application of different technologies like IT,WSN and embedded systems in the field of e-health and rehabilitation).iVITA introduce high quality and added value on health technology products and services that can improve human security, add efficiency to their activities, contribute to prevention and public education and promote healthy lifestyle habits. Together with members and science organizations iVITA creates new products in e-health, e-textile and rehabilitation sectors. iVITA also collaborates with Qualifications and Vocational Education and Training Development Centre (KPMPC) as training is one of the key strategies of the cluster.