European Projects


Provide personalised and coordinated care for patients suffering from advanced chronic diseases through personalised healthcare plans. 

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Co-design a resilience programme aimed at teenagers, families, professionals in the fields of education, and education centres to enhance the resilience capacity of teenagers.

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Provide an open, standard-based, interoperational and safe framework, which is available for all the agents, and create digital solutions for early detection and development of personalised interventions.

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Scirocco Exchange

Scirocco Exchange aims to support health and social care authorities to adopt and scale up integrated care.

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The Basque Country leads the ADLIFE European project that involves nine European countries to improve the health and quality of life of the elderly population suffering from advanced chronic diseases

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During four years, Kronikgune will coordinate a consortium made up [...]

An Andalusian delegation visits the Basque Country to learn about the political framework and experiences regarding social and healthcare

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This partnership has contributed to transfer knowledge on innovative solutions [...]

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The aims of the Association are:

  • Through research in health services, scientifically substantiate the programs and policies of the health system in the aforementioned areas.
  • Disseminate and apply research results, preferentially enhancing applied research and its transfer to clinical practice and health management, as well as, where appropriate, public health programs and to social innovation.
  • Promote and develop research in health and socio-health services using existing capacities in Osakidetza – Basque Public Health Service, and facilitating the connection with other agents and sectors involved in the areas of elderly age, chronicity and dependence.
  • Emphasis on applied and translational research, oriented towards the generation of economic and social value.
  • Collaborate with other agents to contribute to the generation of social and economic value in the Basque Country.
  • Contribute to positioning the health system and the Basque Country as an international reference in the areas subject of dedication of the Association.

The Kronikgune Association is a non-profit association constituted in accordance with Organic Law 1/2002 of 22 March, which regulates the right of association, and Law 7/2007, of 22 June, concerning associations in the Basque Country.

On 07 July 2011, the Kronikgune Association was registered in the General Associations Registry of the Basque Country with number AS/B/16142/2011.

The Kronikgune Association is run from the Directorate for Healthcare Research and Innovation of the Basque Country regional government’s Department of Health, as established in Decree 80/2017 of 11 April, which establishes the organic and operational structure of the Department of Health.

Specialist Areas

  • The health, social and economic consequences of chronicity.

  • Models for identifying chronic patients, especially the more complex cases.

  • The design and interventional of personalized (patient-centred) interventions.

  • Integrated care systems.

  • e-Health and the use of technology in this field.