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SJTU Warwick Seed Fund Project updates

During the last week of February, a delegation from the University of Warwick, comprising Dr. Davide Piaggio, Mr. Pedro Checa, and Dr. Lyla Latif, traveled to Shanghai, China, for a SJTU-Warwick Joint Seed Fund Project focusing on health data, regulations, and security. They participated in a conference co-hosted by SJTU, Warwick, and Duan Duan Law Firm, offering insights into medical device regulations, sustainability, and digital health. Additionally, they engaged with SJTU students through lectures. This event sets the stage for a forthcoming workshop at Warwick in June, which will involve a delegation from Shanghai.

Great wrap up for the Horizon2020 GATEKEEPER project

The GATEKEEPER project, spanning over four years, aimed to develop and validate an artificial intelligence-based platform for active and healthy aging. Led by Prof. Leandro Pecchia, Dr. Giuseppe Fico, and Medtronic, the project brought together a diverse consortium of universities, research centers, and companies.
Other members of the ABSPIE Lab were key elements for the successful delivery of the project (Dr Piaggio, Dr Maccaro, Dr Pagliara, Dr Haleem).
Despite challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the project achieved fruitful results.

ABSPIE publication success – Sustainability across the Medical Device Lifecycle: A Scoping Review

This interdisciplinary project, co-sponsored by the Health GRP and the Innovative Manufacturing and Future Materials GRP, was undertaken by Dr Davide Piaggio, Dr Alessia Maccaro and Mr Pedro Checa (ABSPIE lab), Dr Luis Montesinos, Dr Javier Maldonado-Romo (Tecnologico de Monterrey), Mr Stefano Capacci (Longevity Partners) and Ms Mireya Fabregat (ENSHPO).

The article discusses key points learned from the literature in terms of improving the sustainability of the medtech industry.
Read more here.

Warwick School of Engineering at the Africa Region Biomedical Engineering Conference

The 1st edition of the Africa Region Biomedical Engineering and Health Technology ConferenceLink opens in a new window is being held in Nairobi, Kenya, from the 6th to 8th of September of 2023. This was organised by AMEKLink opens in a new window Kenya, supported by the IFMBELink opens in a new window Africa Biomedical Engineering working group, which also has representatives at Warwick (Dr Davide Piaggio), and by the IFMBE (Prof Leandro Pecchia is Secretary General).

Prof. Pecchia discusses ‘Biomedical Engineering in low-resource settings’ in the next African Conversations Series 30.09.21

The African Conversations Series is a regular monthly talk series held by the Africa Institute, Western University, Canada, to keep conversations going on key and pertinent African topics. A talk is held each month, presenting contemporary African and African Diaspora topics. The next webinar will feature Prof. Pecchia from the ABSPIE Lab discussing ‘Biomedical Engineering in low-resource settings’.

Fri 17 Sep 2021, 12:43 | Tags: medical devices, Africa

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