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Electronic smart patch system for wireless monitoring of molecular biomarkers for healthcare and well-being

Objective

ELSAH realizes a flexible and integrated, smart patch-based, wearable sensor system for continuous monitoring of health and well-being that quantifies biomarkers by electrochemical detection. This system will be fully self-sustained by integrating microneedle biosensors with a microchip, a printed battery and printed electronics, thereby enabling independent measurements and secure wireless data transmission to the user’s mobile phone. The ELSAH-patch will comprise: 1) Simultaneous electrochemical quantification of glucose and lactate concentrations in the interstitial fluid; 2) Total monitoring period of at least 24 hours at a measurement interval of no more than 5 minutes; 3) Total patch area of no more than 16 cm2 at a maximum patch thickness of 4 mm; 4) Choice of components and integration process that enable fabrication costs of a post-project commercial version of no more than 2 € per patch.
We will realize three generations of the ELSAH-patch system with consecutively increasing integration levels. The first generation will be a platform system assembled from interchangeable standard components, while the last generation will provide the final modular solution which integrates advanced components and interfaces.
To achieve the objectives, the ELSAH consortium unites the individual innovative strengths in advanced electronics technologies of five research, three SME and two large industry partners. They will generate added value by jointly developing an entirely new integrated bio-electronic smart system with strong market potential, thereby supporting the digitisation of Europe’s industry.
The ELSAH-patch constitutes a new ESS generation that will enable for the first time the cost-effective and minimally invasive self-testing of molecular biomarker levels by integrating individual hardware technologies across multiple fields, namely: 1) Polymeric microneedles manufacturing; 2) Electrochemical biosensors; 3) Printed electronics; 4) Advanced processing.

Field of science

  • /social sciences/economics and business/business and management/commerce
  • /engineering and technology/electrical engineering, electronic engineering, information engineering/information engineering/telecommunications/wireless
  • /engineering and technology/electrical engineering, electronic engineering, information engineering/information engineering/telecommunications/mobile phone
  • /engineering and technology/environmental biotechnology/biosensing

Call for proposal

H2020-ICT-2018-2
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Funding Scheme

RIA - Research and Innovation action

Coordinator

AIT AUSTRIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY GMBH
Address
Giefinggasse 4
1210 Wien
Austria
Activity type
Research Organisations
EU contribution
€ 749 961,25

Participants (9)

DIRECTSENS GMBH
Austria
EU contribution
€ 395 937,50
Address
Am Rosenbuhel 38
3040 Klosterneuburg
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
DEUTSCHE SPORTHOCHSCHULE KOLN
Germany
EU contribution
€ 207 375
Address
Am Sportpark Muengersdorf 6
50933 Koln
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
IMPERIAL COLLEGE OF SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY AND MEDICINE
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 382 427,50
Address
South Kensington Campus Exhibition Road
SW7 2AZ London
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AUSTRIA AG
Austria
EU contribution
€ 708 312,50
Address
Siemensstrasse 2
9500 Villach
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
ACONDICIONAMIENTO TARRASENSE ASSOCIACION
Spain
EU contribution
€ 298 331,25
Address
Carrer De La Innovacio 2
08225 Terrassa
Activity type
Research Organisations
LYKONDX GMBH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 221 000
Address
Schonhauser Allee 149
10435 Berlin
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
SANMINA IRELAND UNLIMITED COMPANY
Ireland
EU contribution
€ 255 375
Address
1St Floor 9 Exchange Place I.f.s.c.
T12 Dublin 1
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
SARALON
Germany
EU contribution
€ 304 500
Address
Lothringer Str. 11, Building L
09120 Chemnitz
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE CORK - NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF IRELAND, CORK
Ireland
EU contribution
€ 453 317,50
Address
Western Road
T12 YN60 Cork
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments