CuPiD is a new 3 year EU project to provide technology-based personalized rehabilitation exercises for people with Parkinson’s disease (PD) at home. CuPiD is powered by an eight member consortium led by the University of Bologna and is an FP7 ICT Collaborative Project.
The University of Bologna, created in 1088, is recognized as the oldest university in the western world, and one of the largest in Italy (with more than 100,000 enrolled students). It is one of most active Italian universities in research and technology transfer. At European level, the University was partner in more than 150 EU projects in FP5 and FP6, and is currently involved in more than 150 projects in FP7.
With a staff over 800 physicians and 1,200 nurses, TASMC is one of Israel’s largest medical centres. The medical centre is closely affiliated with the Sackler Faculty of Medicine of Tel‐Aviv University, an association that enhances quality of service and research. Our multidisciplinary clinical research team includes neurologists who are specialists in Parkinson's disease.
The Wearable Computing Laboratory, ETH Zürich led by Prof. Gerhard Tröster is an interdisciplinary group focusing on three basic research lines: embedded wearable platforms, context‐aware systems, and textile engineering. They are translated to applications including wearable workers assistants, sports assistants, and especially personalized healthcare assistants.
KU Leuven is the oldest and most reputable university of Belgium and hosts more than 35.000 students. The Department of Rehabilitation Science alone caters for 1050 bachelor and master students in physiotherapy and adapted physical activity. The lecturing staff of this department includes 21 professors, all of whom have close collaborations with the medical faculty and access to the Leuven University hospital.
Oxford Computer Consultants (OCC) is a 55 person IT R&D company. We provide independent research and consultancy and specialise in designing and developing software based on emerging technologies for the private and public sectors. We have been established for over 20 years. OCC is a Microsoft Gold Partner and develops open‐source products and services.
STMicroelectronics is the world’s fifth largest semiconductor company with net revenues of US$ 8.51 billion in 2009. The Company is the leading producer of application‐specific analog chips and power conversion devices. ST also occupies leading positions in fields as varied as automotive integrated circuits, chips for computer peripherals, and the rapidly expanding market for MEMS overall.
EXEL is a company that, since 1983, has designed and produced microelectronics with updated technology and the most advanced technical innovations. The production is based on C.O.B. (Chip on board) and M.C.M. (multichip module) technology as well BGA and SMT mounting.
IBIT Foundation is a research organization with a foundational nature, non‐profit basis. Its main objective activities and studies aimed at developing training initiatives, research, promotion, and any other assistance to improve and promote in all segments of the Balearic Islands society using new information technologies.