The eHealth Center is an organization that is deeply involved with society, working with innovators in the health sector at both local and international level. Collaborations with other companies and entities in the sector help ensure that our research is properly in tune with society's needs.
RITMOS (Ibero-American Network for Mobile Technologies in Health)
This network seeks to foster the use of mobile devices to promote health and improve the patient's well-being and treatment processes. The RITMOS network project is the result of a project led from the UOC by Dr Francesc Saigí and approved in 2014 by the Ibero-American Programme of Science and Technology for Development (CYTED). The network consists of 17 working groups and 90 researchers from Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Spain.
CICUT (Ibero-American Cluster for University Collaboration in Telemedicine)
The Ibero-American Cluster for University Collaboration in Telemedicine (CICUT) is a project led by the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC). Its mission is to promote and develop cooperative projects for education, technology, research and innovation in the field of telemedicine through the collaborative networking of the different university centres involved.
Founded in 1950, the IAU is a global association that brings together 650 higher education institutions and national and regional associations from all over the world. The IAU mission is to strengthen higher education worldwide by providing a global forum where the leaders of institutions and associations can discuss, examine and act on issues of common interest.
Xartec Salut is a network led by the Research Centre for Biomedical Engineering (CREB) of Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), and is made up of 47 research groups from 17 different institutions. Its aim is to help spark R&I in health technologies, facilitating knowledge exchanges between research groups, institutions, hospitals and businesses, promoting the creation of businesses and new professional opportunities, and providing more effective tools for technology transfers.