Government Solutions & Services

Philips and 1776: Collaborating for innovation

Companies can no longer rely on doing business in the same way. As regulated industries are disrupted by new digital technologies, big data and growing consumer engagement, we cannot tackle the world’s greatest challenges alone. Enter partnerships, like ours with 1776, that embody the spirit of open innovation.

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Technology as a key to aging well

Technology as a key to aging well

Fifteen years from today, there will be twice as many older Americans – those age 65 and older – as there were in 2000.  These Americans – along with their health and wellness teams, families and loved ones – are beginning to make crucial and complex decisions about where and how they will spend their aging years. Understanding that many prefer to live fully independent lives, and aspire to age in place, Philips is partnering with experts and decision-makers in the healthcare and aging arena to host its “Aging Well Expert Series” that examines the challenges, opportunities and necessary steps associated with aging in place.


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Ushering in a new age of farming, increasing food security and reducing carbon emissions

A growing urban population, extreme weather patterns, and increased demand for sustainable foods – these are just a few factors driving new farming technologies that allow plants to grow without sunlight in indoor environments close to or within cities. That's why Philips is supporting an innovative farming model pioneered by Green Sense Farms, a Chicago area commercial grower, to increase crop yields, lower energy consumption and reduce operating costs, while providing consumers with locally grown, fresh vegetables throughout the year.


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Empowering patients through wearable technology

Philips and Accenture have partnered to develop proof of concept software that connects a wearable display with Emotiv Insight Brainware. The solution could ultimately give more independence to patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and other neurodegenerative diseases.


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Revolutionizing the energy efficiency of lighting with LEDs

There is not a faster, better or cheaper solution to our nation's carbon emissions and energy cost reduction needs than adopting energy-efficient lighting technologies. Gain insights from the Environmental and Energy Study Institute's (EESI’s) 17th Annual Congressional Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency EXPO and Forum, and learn how  energy savings from LED lighting solutions offer a triple win—for the economy, citizens and the environment.


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"Outside, In" is a series of conversations with innovators who have used real-world solutions to enhance government efficiencies and solve complex problems in healthcare, big data, energy efficiency and more.


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