With a Little Help from My Friends – How Patients and Caregivers Become User Entrepreneurs in the Medical Device Sector

Abstract

Prior research has shown that some patients and relatives are innovating with respect to their unmet medical needs. However, there is little evidence if and how these ideas are commercialized later on. In our paper, we analyze... [ view full abstract ]

Authors

  1. Moritz Goeldner (Hamburg University of Technology, Institute for Technology and Innovation Management)
  2. Cornelius Herstatt (Hamburg University of Technology, Institute for Technology and Innovation Management)
  3. Helena Canhão (School of Medicine and Santa Maria Hospital, Lisbon)
  4. Pedro Oliveira (Católica-Lisbon, School of Business and Economics)

Topic Area

User Innovation in Healthcare

Session

TMTr2B » User Innovation in Healthcare (Papers & Posters) (11:00 - Tuesday, 2nd August, Room 112, Aldrich Hall)

Paper

Goeldner_Herstatt_Canhao_Oliveira_2016_-_Patients_and_caregivers_as_user_entrepreneurs_2016-05-13.pdf

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