Tag Archives: Medical devices

15th Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing – MEDICON2019

By | September 26, 2019

Patient empowerment has emerged as a new paradigm that positions the patients at the heart of the health system and encourages them to be actively involved in managing their own healthcare needs. Effective patient empowerment requires a holistic approach, combining multiple dimensions of needs and patient contexts. Medical and Biological Engineering, as well as Computing, are… Read More »

Co-design open-source medical devices: how to minimize the human error using UBORA

By | July 26, 2019

Health is a fundamental aspect of quality of life, as it indirectly has effects on the capacity to produce and consume goods and services. Technology plays a fundamental role in improving the quality of health, being the fulcrum of an effective healthcare system. The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals, adopted by all United Nations… Read More »

41st EMB Conference – Berlin 2019

By | July 23, 2019

The IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society organizes the 41st  International Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference, to be held in Berlin, Germany from July 23–27, 2019.  The paper “Co-design open-source medical devices: how to minimize the human error using UBORA e-infrastructure” was presented by Licia Di Pietro during the session of “Global challenges”.… Read More »

ABEC Design Competition: results of the second stage are online

By | July 22, 2019

The results of the second stage of ABEC Design competition 2019 are online! For the 40 best-ranked projects full-board will be provided for one team member to attend the ABEC Design School 2019 to be held at Uganda Industrial Research Center in Kampala, Uganda, from 7th to 11th October 2018. For the first 28 projects developed by teams from African Institutions, travel grant, from one team member, will… Read More »

Visits and shared research activities between UBORA partners

By | June 22, 2019

Research visits have been frequent during the almost 2.5 years UBORA project. At the end of April, for example, in the framework of WP2 UBORA innovation action, Prof. Torop from the University of Tartu spent a period in the Mannan’s Laboratory at KTH. Recently (18th-21st June), also Dr. Carla Papa, from UBORA project office at… Read More »

Open-source medical devices – a visual guide for makers

By | June 10, 2019

On February 6th, Carmelo De Maria and Licia Di Pietro were hosted by WeMake within the cycle of webinars on digital social innovation, in the framework of DSI4EU project. During the webinar, Licia and Carmelo, covered a crucial issue for those who in the world of Makers and Fablabs are dealing with the development of… Read More »

Needs Based Medical Design – Call for Ideas

By | March 22, 2019

Round table and open dialogue between Medicine and Engineering Coordinates: RoomCis 1, Edificio 30, ingresso 30C Programme: 15:00 – 15:15: welcome and introduction to UBORA (Arti Ahluwalia) 15:15 – 16:00: round table and open discussion with Paolo De Simone, Armando Cuttano, Riccardo Bartoletti (moderators Nicola Pugliese and Carmelo De Maria)    16.00 – 17:00: group… Read More »