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Department of Emergency Medicine – BRIPPED Project

Healthcare providers are challenged daily to rapidly diagnose and treat life threatening respiratory illness. Ultrasound is a non-invasive, rapid bedside tool that enables providers to quickly identify and treat undifferentiated shortness of breath. The BRIPPED project is a rapid, acute approach to using ultrasound in the evaluation of shortness...
EXPERTISE IN MOTION

Expertise In Motion

Who has not experienced muscle weakness after a few days in bed due to illness or injury? A report by Professor Martin Fluck from the Balgrist University Hospital looks at the underlying mechanism of inactivity-induced muscle degeneration. In the European Union, around €500bn are sent per year on hospitalisation due...

Core Connections Ltd

As the proportion of the world’s population living in urban environments increases and those in rural ones decrease, the design of places to help us keep nature in sight becomes more vital.

Dr. Daniel Fels

Non-chemical cell communication (NCCC) refers to cellular communication that is not based on chemical signals (such as e.g. neuro-transmitters, hormones, or kairomones) but on physical signals like electric current, electrostatic fields, and acoustic or electromagnetic waves. Why is there so little known about NCCC in life sciences? Has it to...

The Kielanowski Institute of Animal Physiology & Nutrition

Studies related to animal nutrition encompasses the metabolism and utilisation of nutrients and biologically active substances from feeds, the improvement of the health-promoting qualities of poultry, pork, and lamb meat, as well as the symbiotic microorganisms colonising various sections of the digestive tract.

BRConard Consulting Inc

Climate change is one of the world’s toughest challenges. Despite evidence from both sides to debate the magnitude of the problem, the evidence overwhelmingly supports that climate change is real and accelerating. In order to tackle the problem, experts believe that change is needed – within society.

AG: Health Analysis

The economic crisis forced healthcare budgets to be reduced throughout Europe, putting pressure on officials trying to tackle major health challenges. With an ever growing population, addressing these challenges has become a key priority. Health and social care is a key policy throughout Europe, and whether it be the...

Department of Virology -TU Munich

Non-chemical cell communication (NCCC) refers to cellular communication that is not based on chemical signals (such as e.g. neuro-transmitters, hormones, or kairomones) but on physical signals like electric current, electrostatic fields, and acoustic or electromagnetic waves. Why is there so little known about NCCC in life sciences? Has it to...

Congenital & Early Acquired Deafblindness – Department of Special Needs

The combination of a sight and hearing impairment (deafblindness) is a disability with little understanding.  In the UK alone, there are currently around 250,000 deafblind people, yet public awareness of what deafblindness is can be low. Deafblindness affects a person’s ability to communicate, to access all kinds of information, and to get around. Deafblindness...

BSMS Inc

Safe behaviour in a workplace is critical in order for an organisation to run effectible and efficiently. Research by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) has shown that up to 80% of work related accidents are caused by employees’ behaviour.  Behavioural safety is a tool that aims...

E-Share

Those within the housing industry will be familiar with the near bankruptcy of the Cosmopolitan Housing Group back in 2012. In light of the report, it was recommended that ‘boards should have the right people with the skills and experience to govern well, that the risk the organisation faces...
Luminex

Luminex

Physicians have long been aware of the subtle differences between patients and their responses to medications. The recognition that a part of this variation is inherited, and therefore predictable, created the field of pharmacogenetics several years ago. Pharmacogenetics studies the influence of genetic variation on drug response. Genetic variation is...

Complete Networks Ltd

With the advent of low cost, high speed, Wide Area Network (WAN) connections, many organisations are realising the cost benefits and service improvements from integrating services across multiple sites. However, anyone who has implemented SITE to SITE private WAN will know that WAN’s are not as resilient as Local...

Swiss Geological Survey Swisstopo

Eighty percent of political decisions are related to special data, which is information of any kind related to geographical coordinates. In most cases, spatial data is understood as 2D data describing the surface.

Arctech Helsinki Shipyard Inc

Helsinki shipyard is the centre of excellence in designing and building complex arctic vessels. Icebreakers have been built in Helsinki for over 100 years, and Helsinki Shipyard has delivered about 60% of the icebreakers in operation around the world.

BioBoost

To increase the share of biomass for renewable energy supply in Europe conversion pathways which are low cost and energy efficient, as well as flexible in feedstock are demanded. The BioBoost project aims to make a substantial improvement towards increasing the efficiency of the use if biomass and organic...

United Nations University

International trade in fish and fish products has grown rapidly over the past few decades, and far exceeds the trade of any other food commodity. The importance of fisheries and increasing global trade means that for the EU to implement its Blue Growth policy, it must look beyond its...

Counterweight

According to Public Health England, the average person in England is overweight and 1 in 4 is obese. National Director of Health and Wellbeing ay PHE believes that if we don’t tackle this epidemic more effectively, we’ll increase the odds of chronic diseases, which include heart disease, type 2...

Nanobiotechnology for Diagnostics Nb4D Group

The Nanobiotechnology for Diagnostics (Nb4D) Group belongs to the Institute of Advanced Chemistry of Catalonia (IQAC), one of the institutes of the State Agency CSIC (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas), and to the Biomedical Research Centre Network of Bioengineering, Biomaterials and Nanomedicine (CIBERBBN). The group is led by Prof. M.-Pilar...
Department of Emergency Medicine-BRIPPED Project

Department of Emergency Medicine – BRIPPED Project

Healthcare providers are challenged daily to rapidly diagnose and treat life threatening respiratory illness. Ultrasound is a non-invasive, rapid bedside tool that enables providers to quickly identify and treat undifferentiated shortness of breath. The BRIPPED project is a rapid, acute approach to using ultrasound in the evaluation of shortness...

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