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CordonGris launched to tackle elderly malnutrition in Europe

CordonGris is the name of the project which aims to develop an open and extensible ecosystem that involves the core entities of the food supply chains, in order to assist elderly people in improving the quality of their diets and managing their budget for shopping. Fraunhofer AICOS coordinates this initiative, in which five other partners are involved: from Portugal come Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Lisboa and SONAE Modelo Continente, Red Ninja Studios and Can Cook join from the United Kingdom, and Unie KBO from the Netherlands.

 

EyeFundusScope distinguished by Exame Informática

The Fraunhofer’s project EyeFundusScope received an honourable mention in the innovation category from Exame Informática. Organized annualy, the awards ’Os melhores do Portugal Tecnológico’, aim to distinguish people, enterprises and products that shape the country and the world in the technological area. Among hundreds of national projects, the EyeFundusScope caught the jury’s attention and its relevance to science has been awarded in the 2016 edition with an honourable mention.

 

Promoting an active and healthy ageing in Porto

The city of Porto, Portugal, has a new consortium created to foster the debate on active and healthy aging in the metropolitan area of ​​Porto. Integrating different participants from Caregivers, to Industry, Academia and End users, Porto4Ageing gathers more than 80 organizations, among which is Fraunhofer AICOS.

 

Pervasive daily monitoring: from smartphones to wearables

Fraunhofer AICOS hardware team has been developing a wearable device containing an inertial measurement unit with accelerometer, gyroscope, magnetometer and barometer sensors, the Pandlets. The Pandlets are a flexible platform created to support Fraunhofer AICOS research in various domains. It can include diverse sensor modules and allows a seamless integration with Android operative system.

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