NACCOP – An Arctic platform for innovation work in healthcare


NACCOP (Nordic Arctic Co-creation Platform) project’s target is to strengthen the innovation work of SMEs in healthcare and wellbeing by developing an Arctic platform for the Nordic countries to co-operate through quadruple helix model. The platform will support ecosystem work and provides a network of innovation environments and services. It brings together stakeholders from all sectors of society and enables SMEs to develop innovative new solutions.

Small and medium-sized companies are thus able to develop innovative products and services in multi-professional cooperation, based on the needs of the end users who are the public sector employees in healthcare and obviously, its users. The expertise of the universities brings in the research-based product and service development.

To Connect and Collaborate

The co-creation platform will be the channel for SMEs to connect, collaborate across borders and innovate together. The platform will enable the development of new digital tools, digital social innovation, new services as well as new business models for health and wellbeing services. The platform will also enable knowledge sharing and strengthen the possibilities to live and work in the north.





 FYI! Interesting event:

Use of Disruptive Technologies in health and social care

Date: 07 December 2021 13:00 - 14:30 CET (UTC + 1)


This online workshop, the second of the series of the DISTINCT Disruptive Tuesdays, focuses on the application of disruptive technologies -Virtual Reality (VR), Internet of Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI)- in health and social care.

Targeted to responsible of public service provision, several examples will be showcased providing attendees with a better idea of the role that these technologies can play for improved health and social care services.



To show the potential that Disruptive Technologies have in the provision of health and social care services. This includes the usage and benefits that Virtual Reality (VR), Internet of Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) can provide into this field.


  • Raise awareness about existing health and social care services taking advantage of the application of disruptive technologies.
  • Discuss and reflect on the main challenges to overcome to integrate these solutions in public sector organisations.


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