New Nordic-German cooperation will support Nordic health technology companies access the German market
Welfare Tech is part of a new Nordic-German collaboration that step-by-step offer companies insight and clarification in the German health & care market over a 13 months period. The project has received almost 2 million. DKK from Nordic Innovation and is supported by the Nordic prime ministers under the Nordic Solution to Global Challenges initiative.
The Nordic countries are advanced in their implementation of digital health solutions and among the first countries in the world where you see an implementation of scale of health and care technology. With a publicly funded health and social care systems and high standards of health and care services, the Nordic countries have early realized the potential of technology in healthcare and hence invested in Public Private Innovation, together with companies, developing and implementing new digital solutions and care technologies increasing the efficiency and modernisation of public health care.
“Germany has one of the fastest growing populations in Europe with an increasing number of elderly citizens, and the country is experiencing an acute shortage of health and care staff. This offer great opportunities for Nordic companies that develop health and care technology. Even though Germany is a mature technology market, the country is only recently beginning to realize how digitization, automation, robots and other technologies can elevate quality and turn workflows more efficient in the health and care sector, “says Karen Lindegaard, Senior Consultant at Welfare Tech.