Patient Innovation – Online Platform Where Patients
Share Their Innovative Solutions
Patient Innovation’s Chief Medical Officer, Helena Canhão, wrote an opinion article for
a Portuguese online media specialized in health, ”Tempo Medicina Online”.
article is mainly about the challenges in the health field and the intervention
of information and communication technologies (ICT) in new therapies.
Innovation project aims to create an international, multilingual, non-profit
platform and social network to connect patients and caregivers, and enable the
sharing of their solutions. This project counts on the support of a team of
international experts in many areas, from the most highly ranked Institutions
and Universities in the world, as members of its Advisory Board and Project
Supporters. Patient Innovation has also partnered with almost two dozen patient
associations from Portugal, Serbia, Croatia, Malaysia, Australia, United
Kingdom and United States.
Innovation is related with the Entrepreneurial Research Initiatives "Technology, Entrepreneurship and
Innovation Policy Lab"
(TEIPL), carried out in the scope of the CMU Portugal Program, funded by the
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia.
full article at Tempo Medicina Online (April 19, 2015)