Clúster Saúde de Galicia – CSG
Brief description of the entity
The Galician Health Cluster CSG (Cluster Saúde de Galicia) is a professional platform for public-private cooperation, which acts as a catalyst for the competitiveness of the health and social care industries, contributing decisively to the economic and social development of the region of Galicia. One of the key objectives is the internationalization of the innovation of the health and social care sectors.
Activities and services offered
A patient-centered model based on innovation The CSG develops a model based on clinical excellence, R&D&I, digital transformation and the development of technology – based products whose purposed is the well – being of the person. For this, the CSG acts as the channel of communications between the users, providers and regulators and translates the needs from the first to help the later adapt their policies to the real demand of society. CSG works for keeping a good communication with the regional Ministries of Health, Social Affairs & Industry, Economics and Employment. Our members include patient associations, entrepreneurs, SMEs, MNC as well as universities, technological centers and other non-profit and professional school associations.
The differentiating value
Collaboration is imprinted in CSG DNA, leading the health and socialcare sectors of Galicia in several European networks and being an active member in the national network of health clusters. The Galician Health Cluster participates in several European projects as a key partner for communication and translation of research results into industry.
Your role in neuroATLANTIC project
Within the project CSG would be leading WP4 – Valorization and Knowledge and Technology Transfer – working closely with all Partners. Work to be carried out by the parnter will be the following: • Identifying relevant SMEs (and larger companies) who are working in the field. • understanding their technology readiness and identifying potential commercialization routes (as codevelopers, investors, licensees, etc). • developing a clear and concise offer to third party SMEs working in relevant areas to ensure adequate engagement in transnational collaborations across the Atlantic Area. • capitalisation by promoting the exploitable assets of the project among the companies and to find cooperation opportunities in this field among industry and academia. • Working with partners on dissemination events to share the knowledge gained with companies across the region.
The results you expect to achieve
The results we expect to achieve are the following:- • identifying relevant SMEs (and larger companies) who are working in the field • understanding their technology readiness and identifying potent commercialization routes (as co-developers, investors, licensees, etc) • developing a clear and concise offer to third party SMEs working in relevant areas to ensure adequate engagement in transnational collaborations across the Atlantic Area • capitalisation by promoting the exploitable assets of the project among the companies and to find cooperation opportunities in this field among industry and academia. • Working with partners on dissemination events to share the knowledge gained with companies across the region.
Your thoughts about the importance and the opportunity this project represents and your main goal by participating in it
Our main goal to participate in neuroATLANTIC is the opportunity to participate in the fast track capitalisation of research results into market and users.
Your thoughts about the impact that this project will have on the ecosystem
The results will bring awareness on research of neurodegenerative diseases and the role of industrial clusters in the fast transfer of the results into industry and final users.
Gisela García Álvarez