Paper info: The role of innovation partnerships in healthcare innovations
The role of innovation partnerships in healthcare innovations
Morten H. Abrahamsen
BI Norwegian Business School
Place of Publication
The paper was published at the 35th IMP-conference in Paris, France in 2019.
requires improved services. Parallel to this development are innovations on two frontiers: one is the increase in innovations in healthcare technology, the other is the increase in innovations in how the public sector is organising its procurements of such technology. In industrial markets, the development of and access to new technology is increasingly taking place in close collaboration and interaction with actors outside their own organization. However, in the public health sector, the possibilities for interacting with key suppliers to create innovative solutions and new technology have been limited by a strict regulatory framework for public procurement. However, the regulations now provide hybrid solutions or