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Demand driven innovation: European Structural Fund supported healthcare projects

The aim of this research is to develop a detailed understanding of how the use of EU Structural Funds stimulate innovation in long-term, complex healthcare infrastructure projects by investigating the planning, procurement and operate phase of these projects.

Project Facts

Start date: May 2009
End date: January 2011
Investigators Professor James Barlow
Staff Employed Dr Jens Roehrich; Kyriakos Hatzaras CEng
Status Active

Project Partners

ECHAA (European Centre for Health Assets and Architecture) Case study partners in Germany, Greece, Italy and Slovenia

Project Partners

HaCIRIC
Imperial College Business School
Tanaka Building
South Kensington Campus
London SW7 2AZ
E: j.roehrich(at)bath(dot)ac(dot)uk; k.hatzaras(at)imperial(dot)ac(dot)uk


The work will contribute to academic literature and debates on demand led innovation and public procurement and innovation with a focus on complex, long-term healthcare services and infrastructure projects.