Centre for Omic Sciences in Reus cements its leadership in omics technologies research with new high-resolution device

2023-07-20T12:58:15+02:00June 15th, 2023|Health, Omics sciences, Press Notes|

The Reus-based Centre for Omic Sciences, a joint Rovira i Virgili University and Eurecat technology centre initiative and a node in the OmicsTech Unique Scientific and Technical Infrastructure, has acquired a new high-resolution mass spectrometer which is crucial for metabolomics and proteomics research in life sciences, biomedicine, agri-food and the environment. The Thermo Scientific Orbitrap [...]

Eurecat talks at BNEW about how to grasp the technological transformations of Economy 4.0

2023-05-18T14:31:35+02:00October 3rd, 2022|Cultural and Creative Industries, Events, Fires, Food, Health, ICT, Press Notes, Public Sector, Sport, Textile|

The Eurecat technology centre is taking part in the 3rd Barcelona New Economy Week (BNEW) from 3-6 October, an event hosted by the Zona Franca Consortium which brings together experts in technological and economic transformation to explore cutting-edge topics in progress towards Economy 4.0. Eurecat experts are to share [...]

New digital platform powered by artificial intelligence to enable monitoring people’s mobility and the risk of falls

2022-04-17T22:51:20+02:00March 1st, 2022|E-Health, Fires, Health, Press Notes|

This week the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona is showcasing a digital platform developed by Ephion Health which will make it possible to tap artificial intelligence to monitor the functional state of patients in terms of mobility. It has a number of applications including assessing the risk of falls in elderly people with signs [...]

MWC showcases new app for home eye exams

2022-03-14T09:58:18+01:00February 28th, 2022|E-Health, Fires, Health, Press Notes|

At this year’s Mobile World Congress the Eurecat technology centre is showcasing a new app developed in conjunction with the Salut Empordà Foundation which can be used to conduct ophthalmological tests without visiting a specialist and find out the risk of developing a sight problem. The project is called eVisió and helps patients “to [...]

Hospital Universitari General de Catalunya and Eurecat reach agreement to pool resources in scientific research and technology development in healthcare

2022-04-17T17:41:38+02:00February 17th, 2022|Corporatiu, E-Health, Health, Press Notes|

Hospital Universitari General de Catalunya in conjunction with the Projects and Continuous Improvement department has inked a framework partnership agreement with the Eurecat technology centre for undertaking scientific research and technological development in healthcare. The accord provides for cooperation in running research projects and programmes and working together on technical and commercial aspects, including sponsoring [...]

New system powered by deep learning makes it possible to detect Covid-19 lesions by analysing CT chest scans

2021-12-02T10:21:10+01:00December 1st, 2021|E-Health, Health, Press Notes|

Researchers at the Eurecat technology centre, the Computer Vision Centre (CVC) and the University of Barcelona (UB) have developed an automated system that taps into deep learning technology to detect lesions caused by Covid-19 by reading computed tomography (CT) chest images. The study, conducted by researchers Giuseppe Pezzano, Vicent Ribas, Petia Radeva and Oliver Díaz, [...]

Eurecat, Sant Joan de Déu Hospital and The Collider set up Ephion Health, a pioneer in using artificial intelligence to monitor the progress of patients with diseases which impinge on their mobility

2022-04-18T00:09:12+02:00November 9th, 2021|E-Health, Health, Press Notes|

The Eurecat technology centre, Sant Joan de Déu Hospital and The Collider, the innovation programme of Mobile World Capital Barcelona (MWCapital), have set up Ephion Health. The company will market the first digital platform using artificial intelligence to monitor the progress of patients with diseases and conditions that impinge on their mobility, estimated to account for at least [...]

Volunteers sought to assess whether an extract from the wine industry can help lower blood pressure

2022-04-18T00:11:07+02:00November 8th, 2021|Health, Nutrition and Health, Press Notes|

The Eurecat technology centre’s Reus site has called for volunteers to help evaluate the effect of daily intake of a non-alcoholic extract from the wine industry on the change in blood pressure values in people with high blood pressure and grade 1 hypertension. The study, which consists of five face-to-face visits during which participants’ blood pressure, [...]

New geospatial predictive model developed by FACSA and Eurecat to avert public health risks from wastewater

2022-04-18T00:15:32+02:00November 2nd, 2021|covid19, Health, Press Notes, Smart Management Systems|

FACSA, a Grupo Gimeno company specialising in water cycle management, and the Eurecat technology centre are continuing to innovate in developing digital solutions which enable epidemiological analysis and monitoring through wastewater. FACSA has recently taken a further step forward in its TRACKER project, an environmental monitoring platform to combat Covid-19 which is evolving into predictive mode as [...]

MWC showcases a new system using artificial intelligence to spot nodules indicative of potential lung cancer

2022-07-25T12:44:17+02:00June 30th, 2021|E-Health, Fires, Health, Mobile World Congress, Press Notes|

At this year’s Mobile World Congress, the Eurecat technology centre is showcasing a new system for identifying nodules which are indicators of potential lung cancer using a tool powered by artificial intelligence techniques and deep learning in particular. The project has been conducted with the Vall d’Hebron Barcelona Hospital Campus and has been supported by CIDAI (Centre of Innovation for [...]

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