Philips Healthcare

Description

Royal Philips Electronics of the Netherlands is one of the world's biggest electronics companies and Europe's largest, with sales of € 26.4bln. in 2008. It focuses on the three domains of healthcare, lifestyle and technology and has 121,000 employees in more than 60 countries. Philips aims to lead by improving the quality of people’s lives through the timely introduction of meaningful innovations. In a world where complexity increasingly touches every aspect of our daily lives, Philips’ businesses are centred around people and the quality of their lives. Philips is globally number one in medical diagnostic imaging and patient monitoring, lighting, shavers and among the world’s top-3 consumer electronics companies.

In healthcare, Philips’ innovation revolves around improving the quality and efficiency of healthcare through a focus on care cycles. Central to care cycle thinking is a patient-centric approach that optimizes healthcare delivery for all the major diseases. In Philips’ Healthcare (PH) sector, over 12% of systems sales are invested in R&D. The last 3 years and especially 2008 have shown market share gains and strengthening of its global leadership position for many products, margin expansion and enhancement of its competitive position with key acquisitions and partnerships. Underlying this leadership position is that Philips combines its expertise in medical technology with the clinical know-how of its customers to produce innovative solutions that meet not just the needs of individual patients, but which also enable healthcare professionals to work faster, more easily and more cost-effectively. Sales of PH’s sector amounted to € 7.6bln. in 2008.

Cluster

Philips

Project involvement

14003

Medolution

Programme call
ITEA 3 Call 1
Status
Running
Project leader
Frank van der Linden
13031

BENEFIT

Programme call
ITEA 2 Call 8
Status
Running
Project leader
Herman Stegehuis
12026

SoRTS

Programme call
ITEA 2 Call 7
Status
Completed
Project leader
Frank van der Linden
10004

MEDUSA

Programme call
ITEA 2 Call 5
Status
Completed
Project leader
Frank van der Linden
09039

MEDIATE

Programme call
ITEA 2 Call 4
Status
Completed
Project leader
Herman Stegehuis
08004

Care4Me

Programme call
ITEA 2 Call 3
Status
Completed
Project leader
Frenk M. Sloff
07011

Edafmis

Programme call
ITEA 2 Call 2
Status
Completed
Project leader
Frank van der Linden
07022

HiPiP

Programme call
ITEA 2 Call 2
Status
Completed
Project leader
Frank van der Linden
05010

CANTATA

Programme call
ITEA Call 8
Status
Completed
Project leader
Egbert G.T. Jaspers
04031

COSI

Programme call
ITEA Call 7
Status
Completed
Project leader
Frank van der Linden
04032

SERIOUS

Programme call
ITEA Call 7
Status
Completed
Project leader
John Pleunis
02013

CANDELA

Programme call
ITEA Call 5
Status
Completed
Project leader
Egbert G.T. Jaspers
00004

Cafe

Programme call
ITEA Call 3
Status
Completed
Project leader
Frank van der Linden

Organisation information

Type
ITEA Founding Company
Country
Netherlands
Website
http://www.philips.com