In recent years the notion of innovation ecosystems has largely become commonplace. This can be explained in particular by the rapid emergence of the notion of open innovation. Large companies want to interact with startups and vice versa. “Innovation Labs” are flourishing in many companies and leading to the development of collaborative links with external innovation players, including startup incubators, or directly with them.
No one can predict the future, but it can at least be glimpsed in the dozen inventions and concepts below. Like the people behind them, they stand at the vanguard of health care. Neither exhaustive nor exclusive, the list is, rather, representative of the recasting of public health and medical science likely to come in the 2020s.