New Evaluation Methods to Assess the Public Transport Impact on Public Health

Experts from MCRIT have proposed a methodology to evaluate more explicitly the impacts on public health and the social interest of projects to improve urban and metropolitan public transport. The proposed method aims to incorporate a more adjusted valuation of the social benefits deriving from the improvement of public health and social conviviality in urban areas, in accordance with the social values that express current policies.

The Development of the Digital State in e-Estonia via #KrattAI

#KrattAI aim is to provide a vision and roadmap for how public services could (and should) incorporate artificial intelligence (AI) solutions. #KrattAI will be an interoperable network of AI applications, which enable citizens to use public services with virtual assistants through voice-based interaction. A subcategory #Bürokratt is an idea about virtual assistants helping people navigate national information systems and brings them together with necessary kratts from private sector as well.

Accurate 6D sub-milimeter positioning system for robotic couch

Visual and intuitive iGUIDE software aids the user with clinical workflows and ensures accurate positioning of the robotic couch to the defined isocenter co-ordinates based on correctional data received from on-board 3D volume imaging system, using all six degrees of freedom. One of the obstacles to achieving accuracy in the delivery of radiation therapy is patient positioning under linear accelerator.

Improving Uptake of Self-Management of Long-Term Conditions

Specialists from Pharmatics and their colleagues from patient support group the Cheyne Gang (Scotland) have developed an innovative digital intervention to improve effectiveness and patient engagement in self-management of chronic lung conditions. Supported self-management is known to be safe and effective, but tends to reduce to one-size-fits-all “things” given to patients.

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.

Guarding your health data: Estonian Guardtime reshaping health industry

Guardtime, the largest blockchain company in the world, comprises a team of over 200 cryptographers, developers and security architects with decades of experience defending networks from nation-state attacks. The Guardtime validates the world’s information and makes it universally reliable.

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.