Centre of Expertise Health Innovation

Research Group Technology for Health

A long, healthy life is what we are all hoping for. Thanks to advances in medical knowledge and a higher level of medical technology, the average life expectancy continues to rise. Yet all of these technological possibilities do not automatically lead to a better quality of life. Strong social cohesion is equally as important. Technology needs to serve the patient and promote interpersonal contact, whether this involves the use of care robots, 3D printing, domotics or other devices.

About the research group

The Technology for Health research group develops new technology for use in the medical and health care sectors

Medical Delta

Research and development activities are carried out in collaboration with partner institutions and companies from the Medical Delta region (Leiden-Delft-Rotterdam): TU Delft, LUMC, Erasmus MC, Sophia Revalidatie, Pieter van Foreest, Parnassia, Intespring, AdjuvoMotion, Robot Care Systems, RD Mobility, Totem Open Health, Westland Orthopedie, OIM, Ordina and numerous others.

Projects

Projects

Smart Teddy Project

Smart Teddy Project

Senior citizens are a vulnerable group of people that face increasing challenges when living by themselves. As the condition of the senior citizen declines, their quality of life (QoL) often decrease as well. Eventually, a professional caregiver will advise the family to admit the senior to a care home either because of a dangerous incident that threatened their wellbeing or because of their low QoL level
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Publications
Contact
Professor Technology for Health
Erwin de Vlugt
+31 (0)6 - 27 37 91 54 
e.devlugt@hhs.nl

Management assistent 
Yolanda Noordam
+31 (0)6 - 48 07 20 44
y.h.noordam@hhs.nl