Computational BioMedicine Laboratory
Project Title: Euro-Mediterranean Internet- Satellite Platform for Health, Medical,Education and Research.
Funding Organization: EC/ DG XIII
Programme Nature: 5th Framework Programm R&D project
Coordinator: Robert-Roessle-Clinik, CHARITE HOSPITAL
Partners: ANDS-National Agency for Health Documentation-ALGERIA,European Health Telamatics Association (EHTEL)-BELGIUM, University of Cyprus-Dept. of Computer Science-CYPRUS, Ministry of Health and Population-EGYPT, Aϊn Sham University-EGYPT, Eutelsat-FRANCE, Inter mutuelles Assistance-FRANCE, CICE-International Center for Endoscopic Surgery-FRANCE, Societe Europeenne pour le e-learning medical-FRANCE, Telemedicine Technologies S.A.-FRANCE, FORTH Foundation Institute for Computer Science-GREECE, NCSR "DEMOKRITOS"-GREECE, Istituto Mediterraneo per i Trapianti e Terapie ad Alta Specializzazione ISMETT-ITALY, Medical and Pharmacy Faculty of Casablanca-MOROCCO, La Rabta Hospital-TUNISIA, Istanbul Medical Faculty, Istanbul University-TURKEY
Expiration Date: 2004
Total Budget: 2.350.101 Euro
FORTH ICS budget: 51.000 Euro
Web Site: http://info.emispher.org/project.htm
Project Objective: EMISPHER aims at
- establishing an equal access, for all countries of the Euro-Mediterranean area, to the quality of service which is required for the delivery of on-line services for health care
- at widely promoting and disseminating high priority application services;
- and at developing a sustainable economic model for a minimum set of quality services.
- e-learning applications to develop the concept of cross-Mediterranean Virtual Medical University; establish a permanent medical and scientific link and contribute to limit corresponding emigration flows;
- real-time applications for remote expertise and second opinion and foster cross-Mediterranean cooperation at expert level or for research;
- shared management of the medical assistance file in case of repatriation of travellers or expatriates, a service which is expected to significantly contribute to the community of care throughout the whole Euro-Mediterranean arc, tourism constitutes a major source of income and Europeans constitute the main cohort of foreign visitors.