Fellowship & Grant details

Fellowship posted by Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (19/04/2013 02.51)

An integrated eHealth environment to support continuity of treatment and a complete risk management and to favour patient empowerment

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The activity of the research is the design and implementation of a personal area network that is able to detect and transmit, via a wireless link, physiological parameters of patients, at home or in a hospital, with the aim of continuous monitoring. The physiological parameters referred to include ECG, the temperature, heart rate and respiratory rate. The system to be designed must be able to collect and transmit data by means of wireless technologies to a base station, which will allow the processing, the real-time display, etc., as well as the transmission to a remote control center reachable via the Internet. The sensor system must be reduced in size so as to avoid obtacle for the patient to

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Research Fields

Engineering - Communication engineering

Eligibility criteria

2nd level degree in Telecommunication Engineering

Selection process

the competition will be carried out by an evaluation of titles and examiniation by means of an interview

Programme Description
Number of awards per year1
Eligible destination country/ies for fellowsItaly
Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residenceAll
Eligibility of fellows: nationality/iesAll
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Fellowship's Details
Career StageEarly stage researcher or 0-4 yrs (Post graduate)
Research ProfilesNot defined
Employment contract with full social securityyes
Total amount per fellowship per year22946
Covers salaryyes
Covers travel and subsistenceno
Covers research costsno
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Funding organisation / Contacts
Università degli studi di Firenze Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell'Informazione

Public research
Firenze - Italy