Connected for Health project starts

International “Connected for Health” project  has received a funding approval from the European Commission. The project will start in May 2015.

“Connected for Health” project aims at testing the usability of different home care technologies in fibre to the home (FTTH) network areas. Project has partners from four EU countries, including Finland, Sweden, Denmark and Czech Republic, and will be led by the Regional Council of South Ostrobothnia (Finland). Other Finnish partners include South Ostrobothnia Health Technology Development Center (EPTEK), South Ostrobothnia Health Care District, Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences, City of Alavus and Kuusiokunnat primary health care district.

During the project, home health care solutions will be piloted in FTTH network areas in Finland, Sweden and Denmark. Finnish pilot sites will be arranged in Alavus and within South Ostrobothnia Health Care District.

The project duration is one year.