Strategies to Increase the Level of Physical Exercise when Using Public Transport

Walkability has recently emerged as powerful alternative to strengthen the micro urban fabrics, promote the occupation of space, encourage physical activity, and positively contribute to the dynamics of the urban realm, which enhances the citizens’ life quality of life.  It has been demonstrated that the use of public transport tends to increase the level of physical exercise of people. This translates into health benefits for private vehicle users who switch to public transport.

Easy vaccine distribution app: private sector helping to overcome the crisis

Estonian logistics startup Sixfold and a team of volunteers created an application to help distribute the COVID-19 vaccines to family doctors. The creators of the app helped the Estonian government and Estonian Health Insurance Fund (Haigekassa) for free as a part of a cooperation project between public and private sector. The app prepares an automatic distribution proposal for more than 700 family doctors in Estonia on the basis of the source data of vaccine deliveries arriving in the country and COVID-19 risk groups.

TempID: increasing health monitoring efficiency

TempID offers an innovative hard- and software solution that measures and records body temperature via disposable or reusable smart-patch and mobile app solution. The accompanying app can analyze the data and communicate it to your doctor. TempID has benefited from participation in the AI4Diag project that unites different European clusters that contribute to disease prevention and prediction, using the potential of diagnostic technologies based on artificial intelligence (AI).

The Emotional Gym: physical exercise platform

The “Emotional Gym” project aims to provide a physical exercise platform that will attract the interest of older people and will keep them engaged and motivated. This can be achieved through the use of interactive applications, such as the “Travel the world”, and the game and performance monitoring applications that were developed. The combination of the use of the stationary exercise bike and the developed interactive applications has the potential to keep older people engaged with the exercise for more time.

Artificial Intelligence for Combining Evidence-based and Data-driven Medicine

Rapid advances in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning may help to unlock the value of healthcare data and contribute to solving some of the major problems of modern healthcare, prevent diseases and save lives. Two of the key problems for realizing these objectives are the challenges of accessing healthcare data needed for developing AI models, and the inherent sensitivity of the models to biases in healthcare datasets.

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.