Big data for healthcare: more than a promise – Presented by Herman Bennema, Vektis

Herman Bennema

Big data for healthcare: more than a promise – Presented by Herman Bennema, Vektis, at the Health Tech Event, on January 31, 2018, at MECC Maastricht, The Netherlands. Read the interview.

The presentation shows the actual and near future possibilities of big data analytics in heathcare based on administrative data Continue reading “Big data for healthcare: more than a promise – Presented by Herman Bennema, Vektis”

How the social robots can play role in the spectrum of innovative healthcare? – Presented by Amit Kumar Pandey, SoftBank Robotics

Amit Kumar Pandey

How the social robots can play role in the spectrum of innovative healthcare? – Presented by Amit Kumar Pandey, SoftBank Robotics, at the Health Tech Event, on January 31, 2018, at MECC Maastricht, The Netherlands. Read the interview.

Never before in the history of robotics, social robots have been so close to us, in our society. We are ‘evolving’, so as our society, lifestyle and the needs. AI and Robotics together are converging towards creating a smarter, happier and healthier eco-system of living. The first part of the talk will reinforce that such social robots have a range of potential societal applications in healthcare and therapy, and that as a robotics industry, SoftBank Robotics’ R&D and Innovation is around the centrality of wellbeing of people. The second part will present the feedback and needs from the real users, and will highlighting some of the immediate R&D directions. The talk will conclude with some open challenges ahead, including social and ethical issues and emphasize on the greater need of a bigger and multidisciplinary effort. Continue reading “How the social robots can play role in the spectrum of innovative healthcare? – Presented by Amit Kumar Pandey, SoftBank Robotics”

Health Tech Event welcomes Zorginnovatie.nl as Media Partner

ZorgInnovatie.nl

Health Tech Event welcomes Zorginnovatie.nl as Media Partner. The event will take place on 31 January 2018 at MECC Maastricht, The Netherlands.

About Zorginnovatie.nl 
Zorginnvatie.nl is a platform and community for innovators in healthcare. Everyone can present their healthcare innovation and/or contribute to the development of the ideas of others. It is or goal to ‘connect’ and ‘accelerate’. We connect existing structures and innovation networks in healthcare by stimulating dissemination of knowledge and intensive collaborations. With Zorginnovatie.nl we created a solid online platform with relevant stakeholders. The acceleration of innovations happens within the online community, which offers valuable suggestions and substantive comments from members. Zorginnovatie provides insights and links them to relevant actors or organizations. Continue reading “Health Tech Event welcomes Zorginnovatie.nl as Media Partner”

New technologies can influence rehabilitation of patients as we know it today – Lieven De Maesschalck, Mobilab

Lieven De Maesschalck

New technologies can influence rehabilitation of patients as we know it today – Lieven De Maesschalck, Mobilab

Lieven De Maesschalck is a registered nurse & Master in Nursing science. As Innovationmanager, he is responsible for Mobilab, a multidisciplinary centre of expertise, conducting applied research into wellbeing and technology connected to the university college Thomas More Kempen. He is doing research for at least 20 years. On January 31, 2018, he will speak about The impact of exoskeleton use for patients at the Health Tech Event in Maastricht.

What drives you?

Patientdriven: Always looking for innovation for the individual person. Technology must be supportive for the person. Continue reading “New technologies can influence rehabilitation of patients as we know it today – Lieven De Maesschalck, Mobilab”

Technology and care: the impact of use of exoskeleton for patients – Presented by Lieven De Maesschalck, Mobilab

Lieven De Maesschalck

Technology and care: the impact of use of exoskeleton for patients – Presented by Lieven De Maesschalck, Mobilab, at the Health Tech Event, on January 31, 2018, at MECC Maastricht, The Netherlands. Read the interview

The presentation with give an overview about the use of exoskeletons for patients. As introduction we start with a short description about the to walk again foundation, founded in 2003 by paraplegic former Iron Man triathlon champion Marc Herremans and his coach. His mission was to make disability sports & related rehabilitation services accessible to all. “Getting human capital out of their wheelchairs” “Because inactivity paralyzes both mind and body”. So now we are taking the next step: TWA-Post Rehabilitation Centres. An initiative by the To Walk Again Foundation, Orthopedie Van Haesendonck, AZ Herentals and Mobilab@ThomasMore. With this brand new initiative we want to set the standard for accessible, stimulating and progressive post-rehabilitation services through sports and exercise – pairing medical technology with expert medical and academic support. This presentation will give an overview of the activities already done and planned. This lecture gives information over the impact of the use  off exoskeloton on Qualitiy of Live and this in a two years follow-up study. There will be also a demo with the exoskeleton. Continue reading “Technology and care: the impact of use of exoskeleton for patients – Presented by Lieven De Maesschalck, Mobilab”

INTER-IoT: Interoperability of Heterogeneous IoT Platforms – Presented by Roel Vossen, Neways Technologies

Roel Vossen

INTER-IoT: Interoperability of Heterogeneous IoT Platforms – Presented by Roel Vossen, Neways Technologies at the Health Tech Event, which will take place on 31 January 2018 at MECC Maastricht, The Netherlands.

About Roel Vossen
Roel Vossen combines 2 challenging skills for over more then 10 years: Project Management & System Architecture for high end customers in the semicon, medical, automotive & military industries from the very first idea till a mature product, ready for series production.

About Neways Technologies B.V.
Neways Electronics International N.V. is a global operating EMS (Electronic Manufacturing Services) provider of industrial and professional electronics and is listed on Euronext Amsterdam. Continue reading “INTER-IoT: Interoperability of Heterogeneous IoT Platforms – Presented by Roel Vossen, Neways Technologies”

Social Robotics, AI, IoT & Cloud Intelligence to converge for healthier ecosystem of living – Amit Kumar Pandey, SoftBank Robotics

Amit Kumar Pandey

Social Robotics, AI, IoT & Cloud Intelligence to converge for healthier ecosystem of living – Amit Kumar Pandey, SoftBank Robotics

Dr. Amit Kumar Pandey is Head Principal Scientist (Chief Scientist) at SoftBank Robotics Europe, Paris, France, also serving as the scientific coordinator of collaborative projects. Earlier for 6 years he worked as researcher in Robotics and AI at LAAS-CNRS (French National Center for Scientific Research), France. His Ph.D. thesis (Towards Socially Intelligent Robots in Human Centered Environment), is among the best three theses in Robotics in Europe for prestigious euRobotics Georges Giralt Award. He is the principal investigator in various European Union (EU) projects. He is also the founding coordinator of Socially Intelligent Robots and Societal Applications (SIRo-SA) Topic Group (TG) of euRobotics and the recipient of Non Residential Bihari Honour Award, 2014 for Science, Technology and Education, one of the highest level civilian honors, awarded by the state of Bihar, India. Amit Kumar Pandey will speak about How the social robots can play role in the spectrum of innovative healthcare on January 31, at Health Tech Event in Maastricht.

What drives you?

Society and Societal needs. Robotics and AI. Continue reading “Social Robotics, AI, IoT & Cloud Intelligence to converge for healthier ecosystem of living – Amit Kumar Pandey, SoftBank Robotics”

Intelligent robotics for Very Early Mobilization of Intensive Care Patients – Presented by Alexander König, Reactive Robotics

König Reactive Robotics

Intelligent robotics for Very Early Mobilization of Intensive Care Patients – Presented by Alexander König, Reactive Robotics, at the Health Tech Event, on January 31, 2018, at MECC Maastricht. Read the interview

I will present the options on how to introduce robotics into an ICU while showing obstacles and solutions of getting such a startup off the ground. Continue reading “Intelligent robotics for Very Early Mobilization of Intensive Care Patients – Presented by Alexander König, Reactive Robotics”

Health Tech Event welcomes 3DHeals as Media Partner

3DHeals

Health Tech Event welcomes 3DHeals as Media Partner. The event will take place on 31 January 2018 at MECC Maastricht, The Netherlands.

About 3DHeals
3DHEALS was founded to create an ecosystem of healthcare 3D printing and bioprinting through events, educational programs, online content, and consultancy.

It aims to facilitate global multidisciplinary collaborative innovations in health care 3D printing and helps with quality control, standardization, and scaling of health care 3D printing. Continue reading “Health Tech Event welcomes 3DHeals as Media Partner”

“FoodforCare” – an innovative foodconcept in The Netherlands for patients in hospitals and at home – Presented by Lourens Pouwer, FoodforCare

Lourens Pouwer

“FoodforCare” – an innovative foodconcept in The Netherlands for patients in hospitals and at home. – Presented by Lourens Pouwer, FoodforCare at the Health Tech Event which takes place on 08-12-2016 at High Tech Campus in Eindhoven, The Netherlands. Continue reading ““FoodforCare” – an innovative foodconcept in The Netherlands for patients in hospitals and at home – Presented by Lourens Pouwer, FoodforCare”