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The ATHIKA kick-off meeting in Barcelona

The European ATHIKA (Advanced Training in Health Innovation Knowledge Alliance) project was born with the purpose of bringing a humanistic approach to the engineering education while addressing the most important new research in the world of AI and IoT linked to Healthcare.

Data-driven multidisciplinary strategies for pursuing sustainable mobility in Barcelona

Walkability & cyclability have recently emerged as powerful alternatives to encourage physical activity and positively contribute to the dynamics of the urban realm, which enhances the citizens’ life quality. The aim of this challenge is to come up with new strategies to assist contemporary cities on the transformation towards healthy smart metropolis by exploiting data from both existing data sets and on-field sensors.

Activ’Age Isère: using IoT to improve ageing at home

The Activ’Age consortium includes the Isère department, the CEA, as well as private technology partners such as Technosens. Activ’Age objective is to create a continuum of care that combines human and technical assistance, bridging the different moments in elderly person’s life to limit the loss of autonomy and avoid unnecessary re-hospitalization.

SPRINT 4.0 – We prepare workers for Industry 4.0!

The introduction of technologies to the industrial companies can have a great impact in the production, logistics, sales and R&D areas. The majority of the companies from the industrial sector are not prepared for this change. At European level, around 75% of managers are not sufficiently well skilled on the new paradigm of Industry 4.0.

ViLim Ball

Shaky and painful hands can prevent a patient from taking care of their household tasks, even when it comes down to completing basic housework responsibilities or even enjoying a meal. The creators of innovative medical solutions at MB ‘Fidens’, located in Kaunas Science and Technology Park, have developed a therapeutic device – ViLim Ball.

Estonian Genome Project

Started back in 2000 the Estonian Genome Project collects genome samples housed in a biobank at the Estonian Genome Centre in Tartu. In 2018 the Genome Centre announced its goal to collect the genetic data of 100,000 people while offering participants the opportunity to receive feedback on their personal genetic risks.

ATHIKA 1st Symposium Summary

The first ATHIKA symposium focused on the identification and analysis of challenges in the e-Health sector, specifically concerning the Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI) and data analytics, and governance and ethics. As such, there were panels on each of these topics as well as an opening presentation on the ATHIKA project and its […]