Connected for Health - a Nordic initiative on open fiber network solutions

5 June, 2015 - 11:32

Sweden and Finland have built FTTH networks in the past few years, often driven by municipalities and regions that want to build an open infrastructure for society. One of the most interesting and talked about application is eHealth. The Nordic project Connected for health, will explore the possibilities of open fiber networks for health care.

The projects official start is a seminar in Stockholm June 11 2015 called "FTTH and eHealth: experiences, challenges, solutions". The seminar brings together key stakeholders within eHealth and home care, to share experiences, discuss challenges and will present the solutions that the project will implement and evaluate. The presentation line-up includes Connected for Health researchers, policy makers and business people, as well as guests from high-profile actors in Sweden.

Connected for Health is financed by the European Commission and coordinated by the Regional Council of South Ostrobothnia, Finland and 12 other participants fromDenmark, Finland, Sweden and the Czech Republic. Acreo Swedish ICT is the Swedish coordinator. SICS Swedish ICT is also a partner.

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Project: Connected for Health