To develop the eMaps platform, the Oxford Academic Health Science Network has formed a consortium of expert partners from key healthcare markets across Europe and beyond. Partners have worked hard to understand the barriers and challenges SMEs are facing in accessing healthcare markets across Europe. Therefore, the eMaps platform has been developed to provide SMEs with the knowledge and skills to navigate the complex market access environments in selected countries.
eMAPs Partners include
Oxford Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) is an NHS organisation in England. The Oxford AHSN was set up to support the life science industry, academia and healthcare work together to ensure patients have timely access to great innovations that have been proven to be clinically or cost-effective.
Achmea is a large insurance company that provides a wide range of financial services and products. Also, their brands serve about 10 million people with Health, Life and Non-life insurances. The focus on simple insurance products with affordable premiums. Achmea have a diversified client base that includes: consumers, small businesses, listed companies and government organizations.
Karolinska Institutet (KI) is one of the world’s leading medical universities. KI’s vision is to advance knowledge about life and strive towards better health for all. As a university, KI is Sweden’s single largest centre of medical academic research and offers the country’s widest range of medical courses and programmes.
Medicen Paris Region is a competitiveness cluster for innovative health technologies, with national and international scope. With more than 350 companies, research centres, universities, hospitals and local authorities as members, it aims to position the Paris region as Europe’s leading healthcare cluster. It focuses on five strategic areas: biological diagnostics, diagnostic and interventional imaging, regenerative medicine and biomaterials, digital health and translational medicine.
MEDICALPS is non-profit organization and a healthcare industry cluster (biotechnologies, medical devices, e-heath) located in the heart of French Alps. MEDICALPS aims to accelerate the time to international market and to enhance connections within the local healthcare ecosystem.
The cluster gathers over 100 members including research and hospital facilities, local authorities and a vast majority of startups and SMEs designing and manufacturing medical devices. The cluster has also the support of large companies such as BD, Roche diagnostic and Medtronic.
The ecosystem is represented by a dense network of companies in the field of surgical navigation system, computer assisted surgery (especially orthopaedics), point-of-care devices, IVD, drug delivery systems and other connected e-health systems.
The Federico II University (UNINA) was founded 1224. More than 80,000 undergraduate and several hundred post-graduate students attend UNINA. It is developed in 4 Schools (Agricultural and Veterinary Medicine Human and Social Science Medicine Polytechnic and basic science) and 26 departments with the following teaching areas: Agriculture, Architecture, Economics, Pharmacy, Law, Engineering, Medicine and Surgery, Veterinary Medicine, Biotechnological Sciences, Mathematics, Physics and Natural Sciences, Political Sciences, Sociology, Humanities.
Copenhagen Business School (CBS) is one of the largest business schools in Europe and hosts more than 20,000 students and 1,500 employees. CBS aims to become a world-leading business university with teaching and research excellence in classical management disciplines and in disciplines that place business in a wider social, political and cultural context. In addition, CBS has extensive research and teaching activities in the management and economics of innovation in health care.
Hospital Clinic de Barcelona is a university hospital founded in 1906 that belongs to the Catalan Public Hospital Network (XHUP). The institution covers almost all medical and surgical specialties, and are active in the areas of Patient Care, Research and Education, either directly or through related organisations and institutions.
The University of Barcelona has a strong focus on Medical and Health Sciences (3,244 articles in the last 6 years with 48 patents in the same period). UB has also a diverse network of university hospitals such as Hospital Clinic, Bellvitge Hospital and Sant Joan de Déu, and over 10 associated hospitals in the area of Barcelona.
The Instituto Pedro Nunes (IPN) is a non-profit private organization, which promotes innovation and the transfer of technology, establishing the interface between the scientific and technological environment and the production sector. Created in 1991 through an initiative of the University of Coimbra, IPN has currently a team of almost 100 permanent staff to support start-ups and researchers in these activities.
The Eurapco Alliance is a unique and strong partnership of leading European mutual insurance companies which work together to find common solutions to the new challenges of the changing world.
Executive Insight Healthcare Consultants – eMaps Partner
Executive Insight is a specialized healthcare consulting firm supporting biopharmaceutical companies to successfully prepare, launch and commercialize their products. We were founded in 2000 by a group of industry professionals who recognized the need for specialized healthcare consulting. Today we proudly work for 6 of the top 10 global pharma companies and have 50+ employees located throughout Europe and beyond.
Meddiquest – eMaps Partner
MeddiQuest is a UK-based regulatory affarirs consultancy based near Cambridge, UK. The consultancy specialises in Devices, In-vitro Diagnostics and Software so it can provide expert support to life science companies around CE Marking, 510(k) clearance, PMA / PDP Approval and ISO 13485 / ISO 14971 Quality Systems.
Cap Digital – eMaps Partner
Created in 2006 as a non-profit organisation, Cap Digital one of the biggest clusters in Europe and one of the largest innovators’ network in the digital ecosystem. Since 2014, Cap Digital has been certified as ‘Cluster of excellence’ by the European Commission (Gold Label).
EIT Health – eMaps Partner
EIT Health is a network of best-in-class health innovators backed by the EU. We deliver solutions to enable European citizens to live longer, healthier lives by promoting innovation. We connect the right people and the right topics across European borders, so that innovation can happen at the intersection of research, education and business – for the benefit of citizens.