DIH-HERO Digital Innovation Hubs in Healthcare Robotics
Milan, December 21, 2018 - The European Commission invests €16 million in DIH-HERO (Digital Innovation Hubs in Healthcare Robotics), a European project which aims to boost innovation and implementation of robotics in healthcare.
The project consortium, which is led by the University of Twente (as coordinator), consists of 17 partners (including Politecnico di Milano supported by Fondazione Politecnico) spread across 10 European countries. The consortium is aimed to establish an independent platform meant to connect businesses, knowledge institutes, investors and other stakeholders, facilitate collaboration and support them to make their products and services in the field of robotics available to healthcare providers.
The DIH-HERO project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme. Politecnico di Milano is the Italian node of the project together with Scuola Sant'Anna and Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia.
The partners are: Universiteit Twente (coordinator), RWTH University Hospital Aachen, Fraunhofer IPA, CEA, Scuola Sant'Anna, Politecnico di Milano, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Fundación Tecnalia Research & Innovation, DLR, Imperial College, DTI, Interuniversitair Micro-electronica Centrum, ETF, ETH Zurich, Fundacja Rozwoju Kardiochirurgii im prof Zbigniewa Religi, EURECAT and iTechnic GmbH.