Innovative Actions Brabant: IAB-4
The province of North-Brabant stimulates a smart and sustainable regional economy in which key issues in society are addressed in an innovative way, using the innovation power of the business community in the region. An important issue in the coming decades is the sharp increase in demand for health care. Consumers and patients will be asking for more personal care and more control over their personal situation. On top of this the population is ageing.
The IAB-4 programme stimulates solutions by connecting economic actors with institutions in the fields of health care and welfare, combining them in networks and projects. IAB-4 focusses on the development and market introduction of innovative products, services and processes related to the frequently occurring chronic diseases diabetes, dementia and chronic obstructive lung diseases.
IAB-4 organises meetings in which companies and institutes meet one another. They are stimulated to develop projects that will result in win-win situations: new business opportunities for companies ·nd solutions for challenges in the field of health care and welfare.