Featured projects about Health

E.g., 18-07-2018
E.g., 18-07-2018
  • HybridHeart: a soft biocompatible artificial heart

    05/07/2018
    The HybridHeart consortium envisions to develop and bring to the clinic a soft biocompatible artificial heart, which can completely replace a patient’s heart in a procedure similar to a heart transplant.
    HybridHeart's work based on in situ tissue engineering, soft robotics and wireless energy transfer
  • SensAgain: Restoring sensory feedback in lower-limb amputees

    08/06/2018
    The goal of the FET-Open Innovation Launchpad project SensAgain is to restore sensations from lost legs, for health and quality of life augmentation in amputees
    Visual representation of the prosthesis add-on that is being developed by the project
  • C3 Cloud: addressing multi-morbidity with ICT infrastructure

    31/05/2018
    Prof. Theodoros N. Arvanitis
    With a budget of almost €5 Million, the EU-funded C3-Cloud project will establish an ICT infrastructure facilitating a collaborative care and cure cloud to enable continuous coordination of patient-centred care activities by a multidisciplinary care team or informal care givers.
    c3-cloud logo
  • City4Age - The ultimate city for the elderly population

    25/05/2018
    Prof. Paolo Paolini
    The European funded City4Age project aims to make cities more age-friendly. It will create innovative ICT tools and services for early detection of risks related to frailty and of Mild Cognitive Impairments (MCI). The services will be tested in several European cities, as well as in Singapore.
    A helicopter view of a big city
  • Coordinated care plans for chronic diseases with PICASO

    23/05/2018
    With a budget of nearly €5 Million, the PICASO project is developing an ICT platform to support the coordination of care plans for people diagnosed with co-occurring chronic diseases.
    An elderly woman coordinating care with ICT
  • ORCHID: ORgan-on-CHip In Development

    03/04/2018
    ORCHID will facilitate dialogue towards accelerating the development of prototypes of organs-on-chips (validated cell systems that mimic diseased or healthy human tissue), and the implementation of this technology by a broad group of potential users in science, health care and industry.
    ORgan-on-CHip
  • Top 25 influential ICT for Active and Healthy Ageing projects

    21/03/2018
    A new European Commission study analyses the impact on society of EU-funded Research and Innovation in technology for active and healthy ageing. Which of the projects have had the most influence in Europe over the last 11 years?
  • New booklet shows how EU research and innovation funding impacts your daily life

    06/02/2018
    The European Commission has published a new booklet showing a few examples where EU support for research and innovation is making a real difference in the lives of citizens and society as a whole. It is aimed at all age groups so everyone can understand the good work EU funding can do.
  • CURE will cure asthma

    11/12/2017
    Asthma has become a major health and economic burden in Europe affecting 30 million Europeans and one quarter of European children. Current therapies are limited to temporary improvements of the conditions of asthmatic patients but none tackle the underlying causes of the disease. There is no cure for asthma and so far no developments are recorded for new cures but what if this complex disease requires out-of-the box thinking?
    Lungs' image
  • Magnetic manipulation for treatment of neurodegenerative disorders

    08/11/2017
    A fundamentally new concept for remote control of cellular functions by means of magnetic manipulation for treatment of neurodegenerative disorders will be introduced by the FET-Open project MAGNEURON.
    cellular image

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