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Connected Health and Wellness
"Connected health" is a concept that makes it possible to create personalized diagnoses and treatments for each patient and helps facilitate dialog between the different players to reduce overall costs to society.
Although it is already used to treat certain skin cancers, photodynamic therapy cannot reach the deepest lesions. The micro needle patch patented by CEA-Leti and Inserm* overcomes this limitation. It could reach the market in 3 to 5 years.
The city of San Francisco is keeping a close eye on air pollution with a little help from a startup from France and its real-time air-quality monitoring solution.
Terradona* sells a connected deposit-inspired solution for recycling drop-off containers that is gradually gaining traction. When equipped with the company’s smart panel, containers can actually encourage users to sort better.
The MIRPHAB pilot line is a one-stop-shop for mid-infrared detection technologies. It is available to companies that would like to integrate state-of-the-art chemical sensors into their products.
EU Horizon 2020 project REDFINCH is tackling the next generation of miniaturized portable optical sensors to detect gases and proteins in liquid. The sensors under development will initially target the petrochemical and dairy industries.
CEA is a French government-funded technological research organisation in four main areas: low-carbon energies, defense and security, information technologies and health technologies. A prominent player in the European Research Area, it is involved in setting up collaborative projects with many partners around the world.