ICT based research and innovation projects addressing societal challenges in the areas listed below, received almost €2bn funding through the 7th Framework Programme (FP7), Competitiveness and Innovation Programme (CIP) and Active Assisted Programme. After the completion of the research or innovation phase, some of the projects that have successfully transitioned from the lab to the market are featured below.
From management of chronic diseases, through surgical treatment to the recovery phase; patients can already benefit from several projects' results.
A brain-computer interface to help you stay in control
The human (inter)face of ICT to recover after a stroke
Safe in robot surgeons' hands
A virtual liver for real patient safety
Silver economy has a huge potential. These are some concrete products to support independent living that already exist and are ready to use, be it in fall detection, robotics or serious gaming.
Monitoring devices helping fall detection
Reaching out brain recovery through serious gaming
Turning a robot into a companion for frail people
Enabling technology with a human touch
Monitoring devices for Parkinson's Disease patients
Cross-border business and private life can be much easier when using digital solutions like in the following projects.
Take your e-identity with you, everywhere in the EU
Digital public procurement across the borders
Trusted biometric systems, cryptography, digital privacy: solutions in these fields contribute to security and privacy of online communications.
Protecting biometric recognition from external attacks
Testing the security of Internet services
A toolbox for cryptography software development
The privacy-ABCs to gain trust in the digital world
Energy efficient buildings, smart mobility, smart public lighting and flood prevention are some examples of how smart cities and communities can be built using the solutions that will benefit the citizens, the city budget and the environment.
Making public and private buildings more energy-efficient
Smart energy management for smart cities
Making hospitals "healthier" and greener
Managing climate change in urban contexts
Tailor made mobility