Featured projects

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
  • LiRichFCC: creating longer lasting batteries by using jenga

    04/06/2018
    The LiRichFCC project will explore an entirely new class of materials for electrochemical energy storage termed “Li-rich FCC” comprising a very high concentration of lithium in a cubic dense packed structure (FCC).
    a dense cubic structure
  • Developing a taste for high-protein plants

    04/06/2018
    An EU-funded project is investigating protein-rich crops in Europe as attractive alternatives to meat - a means to reduce the environmental impact of livestock on the planet and provide farmers with a new source of income.
  • Protecting drinking water from farm pollutants

    04/06/2018
    An EU-funded study is exploring agricultural practices and EU policies related to drinking water quality and the use of pesticides and nitrogen. Results will inform an integrated EU response to a major environmental and health challenge.
  • 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?

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