CÓDIGOMAIS – A new Innovation Ecosystem in Health for Galicia and North of Portugal

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CÓDIGOMÁIS is a project aiming at fostering the creation of a cross-border innovation ecosystem in the area of cooperation Galicia-North of Portugal, open to all key regional stakeholders and with a strong international orientation.

Nine partners from across North of Portugal and Galicia are working together to increase the market-oriented RTD in health, to promote the information flow on the needs and demand of technological solutions within the cooperation area and to foster cooperation between research centres, regional administration, companies and end-users.

Kicked-off on June 1st, CÓDIGOMÁIS will run for 4 years with a budget over €2,2M co-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). The initiative is led by ACIS – Axencia Galega para Xestion do Coñecemento en Saude (Spain) and brings together other eight key regional players in the health cluster: INL – International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory (Portugal), UVIGO – Universidade de Vigo (Spain), USC – Universidade de Santiago de Compostela (Spain), CSG – Cluster Saúde de Galícia (Spain), BIOGA – Cluster Tecnolóxico Empresarial das Ciencias da Vida (Spain), HCP – Health Cluster Portugal (Portugal), FMUP – Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade do Porto (Portugal) and 2ca – Centro Clínico Académico Braga (Portugal).