ECHAlliance is a multi-stakeholder international organization, facilitating connection and knowledge exchange among the players engaged in digital health innovation and deployment, driving sustainable change and disruption in the delivery of health and social care. Working in Europe and beyond, its community gathers 900+ member organizations and reaches out to a network of 22.500+ experts among governments, health & social care providers, leading companies and start-ups, researchers, insurances, patient organizations, citizens and investors. ECHAlliance facilitates the creation of local, regional and national digital health ecosystems which components gather in regular meetings.
Furthermore, it organizes key international events (e.g. Digital Health and Wellness Summit in the Mobile World Congress 4YFN) among others. In addition, the Digital Health Observatory (DHO) and the Digital Health Society (DHS), powered by ECHA, are key vehicles to encourage the transfer of lessons learnt and good practices. ECHA is the key leader of the support measures towards stakeholders and will leverage on its network for the selection and set-up of SIRENE’s ecosystems.
Federica Porcu is an Innovation Project Manager with a strong background in European projects focused on scientific research and innovative technologies.
She holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations and a Master’s degree in Innovation Management.
Her professional career began in 2014, working as a Research Analyst and Communication Officer for a spin-off from the Open University of Catalunya. During this time, she conducted several studies for the European Commission and its agencies, including DG CONNECT, DG RTD, EACEA, and EIGE.
In 2021, Federica was awarded a Fulbright scholarship and moved to San Francisco to study the Silicon Valley innovation ecosystem and open innovation processes in-depth. She worked as an Innovation Advisor at Mind the Bridge, a global open innovation platform that facilitates collaboration between corporates, startups, and open innovation ecosystems.
As a member of the ECHAlliance Innovation Team, Federica is responsible for the communication, dissemination, and exploitation of EU projects.