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Participatory Urban Living for Sustainable Environments

Objective

PULSE (Participatory Urban Living for Sustainable Environments) will leverage diverse data sources and big data analytics to transform public health from a reactive to a predictive system, and from a system focused on surveillance to an inclusive and collaborative system supporting health equity. Working within five global cities, PULSE will harvest open city data, and data from health systems, urban and remote sensors, personal devices and social media to enable evidence-driven and timely management of public health events and processes. The clinical focus of the project will be respiratory diseases (asthma) and metabolic diseases (Type 2 Diabetes) in adult populations. The project will develop risk stratification models based on modifiable and non-modifiable risk factors in each urban location, taking account of biological, behavioural, social and environmental risk factors. Following the recommendations of WHO Europe (2015), the project will also focus on the development of metrics, and data-driven approaches, to community resilience and well-being in cities. Deploying a Health in All Policies (HiAP) perspective, and a ‘whole-of-city’ model, the project will integrate and analyze data from the health, environment, planning and transport sectors in each city. PULSE will pioneer the development and testing of dynamic spatio-temporal health impact assessments using geolocated population-based data. PULSE will also develop simulation models of potential policy scenarios to allow decision-makers, citizens and businesses to ascertain the impact of proposed policies. The project will culminate in the establishment of Public Health Observatories in each urban location. These observatories will serve as linked hubs that utilize knowledge-driven processes and big data to shape intersectoral public policy and service provision, support citizen health, and encourage entrepreneurship in the fields of data science and mobile health.

Field of science

  • /medical and health sciences/health sciences/public and environmental health
  • /medical and health sciences/clinical medicine/pneumology/asthma
  • /medical and health sciences/clinical medicine/endocrinology/diabetes
  • /social sciences/economics and business
  • /natural sciences/computer and information sciences/data science
  • /social sciences/economics and business/business and management/entrepreneurship
  • /social sciences/political science/public policy
  • /social sciences/social and economic geography/transport
  • /natural sciences/computer and information sciences/data science/big data
  • /natural sciences/computer and information sciences/data science/data analysis

Call for proposal

H2020-SC1-2016-CNECT
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Funding Scheme

RIA - Research and Innovation action

Coordinator

UNIVERSIDAD POLITECNICA DE MADRID
Address
Calle Ramiro De Maeztu 7 Edificio Rectorado
28040 Madrid
Spain
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
EU contribution
€ 609 506

Participants (12)

FUTURE CITIES LAB LTD
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 192 436,71
Address
1 Westferry Circus, Canary Wharf
E14 4HD London
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
INSTITUT MINES-TELECOM
France
EU contribution
€ 773 625
Address
19 Place Marguerite Perey
91120 Palaiseau
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
UNIVERSITA DEGLI STUDI DI PAVIA
Italy
EU contribution
€ 576 537,48
Address
Strada Nuova 65
27100 Pavia
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
UNIVERSITA DEGLI STUDI DI PADOVA
Italy
EU contribution
€ 492 285
Address
Via 8 Febbraio 2
35122 Padova
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE CNRS
France
EU contribution
€ 121 624,81
Address
Rue Michel Ange 3
75794 Paris
Activity type
Research Organisations
PREDUZECE ZA INFORMACIONE TEHNOLOGIJE I ELEKTRONSKO TRGOVANJE BELIT DOO
Serbia
EU contribution
€ 372 375
Address
Trg Nikole Pasica 9
11000 Beograd
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
BIRMINGHAM CITY COUNCIL
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 205 000
Address
Council House, Victoria Square
B1 1BB Birmingham
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
Agencia de Salut Publica de Barcelona
Spain
EU contribution
€ 343 687,50
Address
Plaça Lesseps 1
08023 Barcelona
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
GENEGIS GI SRL
Italy
EU contribution
€ 175 000
Address
Viale Lodovico Scarampo 47
20148 Milano
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
THE NEW YORK ACADEMY OF MEDICINE
United States
EU contribution
€ 647 812,50
Address
1216 Fifth Avenue
10029 New York
Activity type
Research Organisations
CONNECTED HEALTH ALLIANCE CIC
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 485 625
Address
The Innovation Centre Northern Ireland Science Park Queens Island
BT3 9DT Belfast
Activity type
Other
ASUS CLOUD CORPORATION
Taiwan
EU contribution
€ 0
Address
2F, No 11, Sec 2 Beitou Rd, Beitou District
11268 Taipei City
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)