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The project consortium is formed by higher education institutions (2 universities, from Romania and Greece), 2 research centres (from Greece and Spain), an emergency hospital (from Romania), all with great experience for both aspects (orthopedy and biomedical engineering), with demonstrated skills, recognized expertise and competence required to carry out all aspects of the proposed project.











    The University of Craiova (UCV), project coordinator, offers excellent conditions of study to its 30000 students, in various fields embracing 120 specialisations; partner in the ESHE, provides higher education in the area of Social Care, Economics and Business, Engineering, Health and Rehabilitation, through the affiliation to the LMD system, according to the Bologna Declaration. UCV cooperates with international, national institutions, local government agencies, SMEs. The integration in the European academic structure is carried out through cooperation programmes, such as SOCRATES, LEONARDO DA VINCI, ALPINE, MSU–AUF, RISU–AUF, PECO; development of foreign partnerships in the European Space of Higher Education. UCV is affiliated to prestigious international academic association: EUA – European University Association, IAU – International Association of Universities etc. UCV has competence in the domains covered by the present project: health, bioengineering, IT, multimedia software, quality management. http://www.ucv.ro/


   Democritus University of Thrace (DUTH) is a state Institution, founded in 1973. It was named after the Greek Philosopher Democritus who was a native of Avdira and he is considered the father of atomic theory. The central administration of the University is in Komotini, but there are campuses in Komotini, Xanthi, Alexandroupolis and Orestiada. In Xanthi resides the School of Engineering with five (5) Departments (Department of Civil Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Architectural Engineering and Production and Management Engineering). . The total number of University students is about 18000 while the School of Engineering has a total enrolment of about 1000 under-graduate students and 200 postgraduate students. The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in Xanthi is one of the oldest and the largest engineering departments in Greece. The department offers graduate and undergraduate degrees. Under-graduate studies involve more than 50 courses in the fields of elec-tronics, energy, telecommunications, computer engineering as well as applied mathematics and physics. The department offers a wide spec-trum of specialized courses as well. Postgraduate studies offer specialization in similar topics. The IMAGE PROC-ESSING AND MULTIMEDIA LABORATORY (IPML) of Democritus University of Thrace offers courses in the areas of Digital Image Processing, Multimedia systems, Data Compression, Digital Signal Processing, Image Coding, Pat-tern Recognition and Graphics. http://en.ee.duth.gr/


    The National Centre for Scientific Research “Demokritos” (NCSR) is the largest research centre in applied sciences and engineering in Greece. NCSR is the home of the Greek National Host, a major node in the Greek National Research and Technology Network (GR-Net) and a protagonist in the development of advanced telecommunications and networking services in Greece. The Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications (IIT) is actively involved in many areas of information technology and telecommunications, including: Computational intelligence and neural networks, Image processing, Multimedia systems and services, Broadband wireless networks, e-learning and e-business, Terrestrial interactive digital TV, Spread spectrum communications, Software engineering with emphasis to automatically customizable software, Radio-Propagation Measurements. Moreover, IIT has a significant expertise in the development of IT systems for biomedical applications.


   Instituto de Biomec├ínica de Valencia (IBV) is a research centre dedicated to scientific research, technological development, technical advisory and training in biomechanics. A multidisciplinary team of 250 professionals such as engineers, doctors, informatics, physiotherapists, biologists, social workers, designers, etc compose the Instituto de Biomecanica de Valencia. We have a broad experience in coordination and participation in European projects. We participate in a Master of Biomedical Engineering and we offer vocational training on our online platform "virtual Campus IBV". The activities in the area of Rehabilitation and Personal Autonomy is oriented to improve the well-being of persons with functional limitations, the capacities of health professionals and the competitiveness of companies. IBV has a broad network of contacts with other training centres and professional stakeholders in the orthopedic sector.


   Clinical Emergency Hospital Bucharest (SCUB) includes 725 beds in 16 fields of activity, more than 250 specialists and much more residents and trainers. It offers the best conditions for research as in daily clinical practice can be selected a large number of patients who can provide the necessary data study. Its activities include medical services, medical and educational development, continuous medical education. The orthopaedic clinic has more than 30 specialists in trauma and orthopaedics pathology.



Teams/Committee/Groups of the ORTHO-eMAN project.

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