Safety

EMoCy – Physiological Signals-Based Stress Detection in Embedded Scenarios

Stress is a psycho-physical condition that has long term social and economic impacts, both on people and on the healthcare system. Continuous stress monitoring can play a key role in improving the quality of life. On one hand, it helps to prevent diseases and enhance efficiency in workplace scenarios, in life-saving jobs and desk-jobs, and …

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ALZGAR – ALZheimer’s GARden

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most frequent form of dementia, hindering independence and memory and causing a progressive withdrawal from family and society. The more the patients are isolated, the faster the disease progresses. Therefore, engaging patients in social activities and encouraging them to build and maintain strong relationships is crucial to preserve their independence …

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BioFluor: Intelligent Diagnostic Tools and Smart Drug Delivery: Biomedical Applications of Fluorinated Fluids

The unique properties of fluorocarbons have triggered numerous biomedical applications of these compounds. This project will focus on the preparation and use of fluorocarbon-based diagnostic agents. Design, synthesis, biomedical applications, and sustainability evaluations will be considered as key issues for the development of new interesting products. In particular, “ultraparamagnetic” nanoparticles based on liquid perfluorocarbon emulsions …

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Domestic Technology Evolution: Environmental and Behavioural Changes in People’s Life

Domestic environments change in time together with new lifestyles and new building and technical systems solutions. The rapid evolution and the wide diffusion of new information technologies is one of the phenomena that mostly characterizes the contemporaneity, together with other important trends related to the environment – climatic changes and iniquitous use of natural resources …

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Corridor V: Territorial Policies and Local Development

The purpose of the project is to verify to what extent the so-called “Corridor policies”: – are considered by territorial bodies as an opportunity to support territorial and/or urban policies and are taken into account by economic subjects as means of subsisting initiatives of local development; – really act as an engine for sustainable development …

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DaGoGò: Goods Tracking and Risk Management

The area of goods tracking is becoming more and more important in two main areas: dangerous goods transportation and food supply chain. The project aims at investigating goods tracking aspects for several research areas: service provisioning in mobile environment with Quality of Service guarantee, integration of multiple information sources, knowledge sharing in interoperating companies, implications …

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ICOSA: Inter-vehicular Communications for Traffic Control and Safety Applications

Wireless communications technologies are mature enough to allow the deployment of innovative systems for vehicular traffic control and safety support. By equipping vehicles with communication facilities and sensors, and by possibly enriching the roadside infrastructure, a number of new services can be provided such as: • Detection of dangers and distribution of warning messages for …

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R(UE)²: Rational and sustainable use of energy in urban environments

The exploitation of primary energy resources together with the environmental pollution impacts are linked problems which need an integrated and multidisciplinary solution process. Particular solutions have to be found in urban environment where other critical aspects are present: traffic, residential heating and cooling, etc.. The application of some technologies as cogeneration or trigeneration allow a …

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