Jersey (JE)

Total population (2019) 102700

Population per km² (2017) 869

Proportion population older 65 year % na

Innovation Performance group (2019) na

Background


Jersey is a British Crown dependency located near the coast of Normandy, France with a population of 106,800. Jersey has an interest in solutions to the global challenges of an ageing western demographic, and accompanying medical conditions, and these have so far driven the growth of Jersey’s digital health sector. This growth is aided by the Island’s particular strengths which include an integrated health and social care service, a co-payment system that enables outcome (behavioural and revenue) experimentation and the autonomy to experiment with new technologies.


Is the region looking for international/European/interregional collaboration opportunities? Yes


Membership status


Member ICPerMed? no 

Mountain ? Non-mountain

Member Euregha? no 

Adriatic-Ionian MacroRegion? no

InnoStars Region? no 

Northern Sparsely Populated Area (NSPA)? no

PM region according EC? no 

Baltic Sea MacroRegion? no

S3MedTech region? no 

Danube MacroRegion? no

S3P4PM region? no 

Alpine MacroRegion? no

Regions4PM region? no

S3ClusSport member? no 

Central Europe? no

MedTech4Europe? no

Council of European BioRegions (CEBR)? no

1M+Genome initiative? no

European Regions Research & Innovation Network (ERRIN)?  no

Vanguard Initiative? no

ERAPerMed  no



Policy documents


  1. National: Jersey Care Model

  2. National: Digital Health & Care Strategy 


Topics covered by policies : Medical research and innovation (-omics, biomarkers, diagnostics, etc.); Education, training and skill development; Prediction and prevention;Electronic and mobile health solutions; Public awareness, patient participation with respect to Personalised Medicine/Personalised Health

Self evaluation


General perception of the implementation level of PM in the region - Low

Rate of the need for developing and implementing PM in the region - Very High

Rate of the need for increasing support/funding for PM activities in the region - High

Rate of the need for increasing the capacity of PM skills in the region - High

Rate of the genomics literacy of the citizens in the region - Medium

Rate of the need for increasing interregional collaboration in PM - High

Image attribution

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 

2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 825046

The project is co-ordinated by Department Economy, Science and Innovation (EWI) of the Flemish Government.

Department Economy, Science and Innovation - Koning Albert II-laan 35 1030 Brussels, Belgium