Computational BioMedicine Laboratory

ATTRACT

Category: european

Project Title: Applications in Telemedicine taking rapid advantage of cable television network evolution

Funding Organization: EC DG XIII

Programme: Telematics 2C

Programme Nature: 5th Framework Programm R&D project

Coordinator: STAT S.A-GREECE

Partners: A.H.E.P.A. HOSPITAL-GREECE, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki-GREECE, BIOTRAST S.A-GREECE, CABLETEL NORTHERN IRELAND LTD, CONSORZIO PER LA GESTIONE DEL CENTRO PER LA RICERCA E LA FORMAZIONE IN INGEGNERIA DELL'INFORMAZIONE , EMPIRICA GEZELLSCHAFT FUR KOMMUNIKATIONS UND TECHNOLOGIEFORSCHUNG MBH, FONDAZIONE SALVATORE MAUGERI, FORTHNET - HELLENIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND TELEMATIC APPLICATIONS COMPANY-GREECE, FOUNDATION FOR RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY-GREECE, HOSPITAL SEVERO OCHOA-SPAIN, MOTOR CONTROL S.A-GREECE, NASSAUISCHE HEIMSTATTE GESELLSCHAFT FUR INNOVATIVE PROJEKTE IM WOHNUNGSBAU MBH-GERMANY, SOUTH & EAST BELFAST HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES TRUST-UNITED KINGDOM, UNIVERSIDAD POLITECNICA DE VALENCIA-SPAIN, UNIVERSIDAD POLITECNICA DE MADRID-SPAIN

Duration: 01/05/1998-28/02/2001

Expiration Date: 2001

Total Budget: 2.510.193 Euro

FORTH ICS budget: 230.661 Euro

Project Objective: The ATTRACT project aims to take advantage of emerging Cable Television network infrastructures to demonstrate how European health-care providers can offer cost-effective care to patients at home. The main outcome of ATTRACT work will be a set of broadband network applications providing low cost interactive health-care services at home very competitively. These applications will be based on existing and developing European Cable Television network infrastructures in order to provide all kind of users with affordable homecare services.

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