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Category Archives: Research
A research team, from the University of Ulster’s Computer Science Research Institute, at Jordanstown, is currently working on a smartphone app (dubbed as Help-on-Demand (HoD) assistance agent), which will provide location-based, context-sensitive and personalised assistance, with the aim of allowing … Continue reading
The NI Task and Finish Group was established under the remit of the Connected Health and Prosperity Board, to aid the exploitation of opportunities from Health and Social Care in Northern Ireland. The group’s final report is now available from the European Connected Health … Continue reading
This month’s Ulster Business contains a feature article about some ‘Connected Health’ developments in Northern Ireland.
Some recent news items readers may be interested in… Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs Learn From Ulster Health Technology Leader – University of Ulster Press Release Sligo IT team wins with support for social, physical health of elderly – The … Continue reading
Intertrade’s Innova programme has up to £250k/€300k funding available for strategic North/South Collaborative innovation partnerships to develop new products, process or service development or to build on exisiting innovations. The programme is now actively looking for partnerships which have demonstrable commercial potential. … Continue reading
Invest NI is holding a cross sector technology event to provide innovative and practical technology solutions to help local companies address business challenges. The idea behind the event is to provide ‘a platform for technology to enable Northern businesses to … Continue reading
Silicon Republic reports on recent research research from mobile operator Three, that a quarter (26pc) of people in Britain are likely to hand over older technology and smartphones to their parents as a result of having received new devices for Christmas. … Continue reading
This week’s blog by Nick O’ Shiel, Chief Executive, of Omagh Enterprise Company, focuses on the importance of design as a way to increase profit. Nick contends that design has become not only a source of competitive advantage for companies but … Continue reading
University of Ulster press release following Professor Norman Black’s talk ’Connected Health: Are we at the Tipping Point, or Another False Dawn?’ the latest lecture in the NISP CONNECT, Frontiers in Science & Technology series which took place last Thursday November 29, … Continue reading
Health Hack NI is an opportunity for healthcare professionals working with developers and designers in an informal and non-commercial environment, to create innovative software that improves healthcare. The idea behind the event which will take place in Belfast next month, … Continue reading
The Northern Ireland Health Minister has attended a ‘Connected Health Engagement Day’ which took place in Belfast yesterday and brought together stakeholders groups from across health, academia and industry. Speaking at the event, the Health Minister, Edwin Poots, said: “Today … Continue reading
University of Ulster experts are involved in an international research project that aims to use emerging healthcare technologies to provide personalised ‘in-home’ intervention strategies for children with autism spectrum disorder. The researchers are playing a key role in the EU funded MICHELANGELO … Continue reading
New research from Queen’s University Belfast, published today in the journal Age and Ageing, has investigated why women are 40 per cent more likely to be admitted in to a care home than men. The study found women were often married … Continue reading
A ‘Competence Centre in Connected Health’ (CHIC) has been formed in NI to ‘target market focused research in areas such as e-Health, digital health, telehealth, telemonitoring and home based care’. The centre will ‘manage collaborative research projects that are … Continue reading
A project aimed at improving the quality of life for disadvantaged groups including older people and those with neurological disorders has been awarded €4.8 million by the European Commission Seventh Framework Programme. The international project, named ‘VERVE’, is coordinated by … Continue reading