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ReMeDi

Project ID: 610902
Financé au titre de

Remote Medical Diagnostician

De 2013-12-01 à 2017-02-28, projet clôturé | ReMeDi Site web

Détails concernant le projet

Coût total:

EUR 4 058 836

Contribution de l'UE:

EUR 3 079 995

Coordonné à/au(x)/en:

United Kingdom

Appel à propositions:

FP7-ICT-2013-10See other projects for this call

Régime de financement:

CP - Collaborative project (generic)

Description

The <a href="http://www.remedi-project.eu/" target="_blank">ReMeDi</a> project addresses telediagnostics in clinical environments. A successful medical treatment depends on a timely and correct diagnosis. In the ReMeDi project we develop a multifuntional robotic device, which will allow performing a real remote physical and ultrasonographic (USG) examination. Working as a multidisciplinary consortium (physicians, human-robot interaction researchers such as psychologists and social scientists, and engineers), we want to enable remote examinations that come as close as possible to direct examinations and thereby follow the most natural and common medical techniques. Our goal is to make the ReMeDi robot user-friendly for physicians and acceptable to patients by enhancing (tele-)presence with intelligent autonomous features.

Objectif

In the frame of the project ReMeDi a robot system is designed that features medical tele-examination of patients. Successful medical treatment depends on a timely and correct diagnosis, but the availability of doctors of various specializations is limited, especially in provincial hospitals or after regular working hours. Medical services performed remotely are emerging, yet current solutions are limited to merely teleconferencing and are insufficient. Use case scenarios targeted in ReMeDi feature a robot capable of performing a physical examination, specifically of the two most widespread examination techniques i) palpation, i.e. pressing the patients stomach with the doctor's hand and observing the stiffness of the internal organs and the patient's feedback (discomfort, pain) as well as ii) ultrasonographic examination. Beside quality teleconferencing, ReMeDi features a mobile robot (placed in a hospital) equipped with a lightweight and inherently safe manipulator with an advanced sensorized head and/or ultrasonic probe; and the remote interface (placed at the doctor's location) equipped with sophisticated force-feedback, active vision and locomotion capabilities. The system is incrementally built following a user-centered design approach, and its usability with respect to the patient and the examining doctor is extensively studied in real world scenarios of cardiac examination. ReMeDi will go beyond classical telepresence concepts: It will capture and process multi-sensory data (integrating visual, haptic, speech, patient's emotions and physiological responses) into perception and reasoning capabilities making ReMeDi a diagnostic assistant offering context-dependent and proactive support for the doctor. Particular attention is devoted to safety aspects. The normative standards (both existing and in draft) and the results of ongoing research projects will be integrated in all the system development phases.

Coordinateur

UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST OF ENGLAND, BRISTOL
United Kingdom

Contribution de l'UE: EUR 485 700


Frenchay Campus, Coldharbour Lane
BS16 1QY BRISTOL
United Kingdom
Activity type: Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Contact administratif: Brian Allen
Tél.: +44 117 328 2529
E-mail

Participants

PARIS-LODRON-UNIVERSITAT SALZBURG
Austria

Contribution de l'UE: EUR 336 600


KAPITELGASSE 4-6
5020 SALZBURG
Austria
Activity type: Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Contact administratif: Manfred Tscheligi
Tél.: +43 66080444800
Fax: +4366 6389 4800
E-mail
EIDGENOESSISCHE TECHNISCHE HOCHSCHULE ZUERICH
Switzerland

Contribution de l'UE: EUR 472 643


Raemistrasse 101
8092 ZUERICH
Switzerland
Activity type: Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Contact administratif: Van Gool Luc
Tél.: +41 446326578
Fax: +4144 632 11 99
E-mail
TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITAET MUENCHEN
Fin de participation
Germany

Contribution de l'UE: EUR 121 152


Arcisstrasse 21
80333 MUENCHEN
Germany
Activity type: Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Contact administratif: Angelika Peer
Tél.: +49 89 289 23412
Fax: +498928928340
E-mail
SCUOLA SUPERIORE DI STUDI UNIVERSITARI E DI PERFEZIONAMENTO SANT'ANNA
Italy

Contribution de l'UE: EUR 427 600


PIAZZA MARTIRI DELLA LIBERTA 33
56127 PISA
Italy
Activity type: Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Contact administratif: Gabriele Parducci
Tél.: +390505492192
Fax: +390505492194
E-mail
BARTLOMIEJ MARCIN STANCZYK
Poland

Contribution de l'UE: EUR 644 700


UL. HIACYNTOWA 20
20 143 LUBLIN
Poland
Activity type: Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Contact administratif: Bartlomiej Stanczyk
Tél.: +606 664433
Fax: +48 817479095
E-mail
UNIWERSYTET MEDYCZNY W LUBLINIE
Poland

Contribution de l'UE: EUR 291 600


AL RACLAWICKIE 1
20 059 LUBLIN
Poland
Activity type: Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Contact administratif: Wojciech Brzozowski
Tél.: +48 600412131
Fax: +48 81 7244151
E-mail
POLITECHNIKA WROCLAWSKA
Poland

Contribution de l'UE: EUR 300 000


WYBRZEZE WYSPIANSKIEGO 27
50370 WROCLAW
Poland
Activity type: Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Contact administratif: Katarzyna Kapłon
Tél.: +48 71 320 21 95
Fax: +4871 321 26 77
E-mail