Previous projects at the BSS health care level

Previous projects at the BSS health care level



Continuous daily-life monitoring of the functional activities of stroke survivors in their physical interaction with the environment is essential for optimal guidance of rehabilitation therapy by medical professionals and coaching of the patient. Such performance information cannot be obtained with present monitoring systems. ... read more

NociTRACK: Point of Care Pain Management through Hyperalgesia Monitoring

This project includes four next steps important for successful application and availability of the NociTRACK system for improved pain management and prevention of chronic pain after surgery ... read more


BRAVEHEALTH: Patient Centric Approach for an Integrated, Adaptive, Context Aware Remote Diagnosis and Management of Cardiovascular Diseases

BraveHealth proposes a patient-centric vision to CVD management and treatment, providing people already diagnosed as subjects at risk with a sound solution for continuous and remote monitoring and real time prevention of malignant events. The solution proposed will be made up of the following sub-systems: ... read more



The overall goal of the project is to contribute to the development of a robust way to measure chronic stress from physiological signals. Steps have been made in measuring stress in controlled situations. This project will take the next steps towards a robust stress measurement in less controlled or uncontrolled situations. ... read more

FUSION – Instant Analysis of Human Movement

The amount of people with musculoskeletal disorders is growing. Simultaneously, the need for objective assessment of results of rehabilitation and physical therapy is increasing. ... read more



The objective of IS-ACTIVE is to devise a person-centric healthcare solution for patients with chronic conditions – especially elderly people – based on the recent advances in wireless inertial sensing systems. The project emphasizes the role of the home as care environment, by providing real-time support to patients in order to monitor, self-manage and improve their physical condition according to their specific situation. ... read more


U-Care: User-Tailored Care Services Platform

he U-Care project will develop a services layer for integrated homecare systems, which provides tailorable, evolvable and non-intrusive home care services. This U-Care platform will provide technology-independence, in the sense that it will shield application developers from underlying software and network technologies ... read more

MYOTEL: Myofeedback based Teletreatment service

This project investigates the feasibility of the deployment of a prototype myofeedback based teletreatment service (MyoTel) that enables subjects with neck shoulder complaints to receive personalised adjusted remotely supervised treatment during their daily activities. The focus is on subjects with work related complaints (occupational health care) and patients with a chronic whiplash (rehabilitation care). ... read more

COPD dot Com

COPD dot Com

The aim of the project is to design, develop and demonstrate a prototype system that supports disease management of patients with COPD. The focus is on monitoring the disease status in the daily environment of the patient with adequate feedback and information sharing over the gathered data with the healthcare professionals involved. The most important results of this project will be a 'demonstrator' of the developed ICT supported care as well as the experience gained with it by using it in daily practice. ... read more

AWARENESS: Context AWARE mobile NEtworks and ServiceS

Increasingly mobile devices, sensors and consumer electronics are equipped with (wireless) networking capabilities. These devices communicate via different types of networks, and together enable a complete new generation of applications: context aware and proactive applications. The AWARENESS project focuses on an infrastructure that enables rapid and easy development of context-aware and pro-active applications in a secure and privacy-conscious manner. ... read more

FOVEA: Food Valley Eating Administrator/adviser

The FOVEA project focuses on a health and wellbeing application of ICT to support consumers in their daily eating and exercise decisions by means of, amongst others, physiological and behavioural monitoring and feedback. ... read more

Telecare at Home: Anticipating conflicting norms in telemonitoring technologies for chronic patients

Many promising eHealth innovations are designed, engineered and trialled but fail to reach routine clinical use. This project conducts the first constructive ethical technology assessment with social scientists, philosophers, and engineers working together in parallel during the development of telemedicine systems and applications. ... read more