Siwan Aberkane (VU): PULSE Sports – App-connected sportswear allowing athletes to monitor their body & mind, to maximise performance & avoid over-training.
Millions of athletes worldwide are in a crisis, struggling with extreme physical and mental issues. Research experts and athletes themselves confirme that existing tools are too superficial and inaccurate for the prevention of these issues. PULSE Sports combines AI, advanced sensors and psychology to track data on mentality, muscles, menstruation, nutrition, social relationships, and so much more. With personalized recommendations on physical health and mental health, PULSE Sports allows athletes can make informed decisions to prevent issues and maximize their performance in sports and in life.
Paul Merkus (Amsterdam UMC): BoneMRI of the head There are many young patients that face deafness and need surgery to be able to hear. Before the surgery, the ENT-surgeon currently needs two scans: an MRI to visualize the soft tissues like nerves, and a CT scan to show the bony structures. However, the CT scanning […]
John van der Kamp and Boris Lancelot (VU): Rom & Lupa designed by Lentala: school furniture for active sitting Today, children move too little and sit too much, especially a school classrooms. Prolonged passive sitting is a risk factor for poor physical health and low mental well-being. The human body has evolved to move and […]
Marjon van Rijn (HvA): Journey to the end of life Research indicates that healthcare professionals often struggle to initiate conversations about the wishes and preferences for care and treatment at the end of life with older people. A partial solution lies in providing training for these discussions within a safe learning environment by way of […]