Early Awareness
Being aware.
Early Dialogue
Being prepared.
Early Assessment 
Being informed.

Imagine health solutions 
reaching on-time 
to population.

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Scanning the Horizon of Technologies and Needs in Health

Horizon Scanning, Early Awareness, identification of obsolete technologies and the visibility of data are our core mission in supporting Health Technology Assessment and other kind of assessment and decision processes.

Supporting decisions on and implementing a technology for gaining the added value in health is in need of:

- access to the best available evidence
- connection to the relevant stakeholders (developers, users) to assure that the technology
- trust in and acceptance of the decision process

Wouldn't you feel better

  • when innovations are being developed on unmet needs 


  • when new tools are available to be used to estimate the future


  • what are the needs to show that the innovation is of added value

Network of Excellence.

Starting with a EU funded project in 1996, people with passion and visions developed methods, tools and structures to enable a network of excellence on a global level with respect to local decision makers.

The member driven network and scientific association.

collaboration in time with common methods and sharing knowledge

Handling health related technologies, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, public health interventions and health service packages is challenging and in need of multiple scientific concepts, a team approach and connection to the decision context.

For this we offer a network of excellence based on:

Technologies in health as 
a product or a service

The scanning for technologies is including the connection of:

- different kind of data, 
- different methodologies to describe 
    the actual status, 
    the potential impact and
    the expected added value

based on the description of a single technology.

Needs in health services

From bottom to top.
As a team we act on needs collected in all health areas and levels to support developments.

With stakeholders, patients, health care professionals, scientists, and other professional networks, we are collecting and describing health needs.

By this we are building bridges between theory and practice.

Capacity building

The association is supporting individual skills as well as the set up and development of new organizations.

Share knowledge and strengthen skills by participating in courses and meetings.

Resources and networking

Join the network of highly motivated people who are developing tools and methods.

A network of people who are willing to share their experiences, knowledge and results.

Global and regional networks are integrated.

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