The key in keeping health affordable is shifting quality care from institution to citizen. Emphasis on prevention, (self-)diagnosis and support in the home environment calls for paradigm shifts and radical changes. HTSM technologies will contribute in addressing the major challenges in innovation inside and outside the hospital, through the full chain of prevention, cure and care.
The Innovative Medical Devices Initiative (IMDI) links technical universities and university medical centres. It focuses on image acquisition and processing, minimal invasive surgery and neuro-rehabilitation, home care and assistive devices.
ITEA3 project PARTNER explores systems for personalised care in chronic diseases.
INTERREG project NANO4SPORTS builds applications for health monitoring in sports optimisation.