Coordinator: Paul Verschure
Address: University Pompeu Fabra
C/Roc Boronat, 138 - Edifici La Nau
08018 Barcelona, Spain
Phone: +34 93 542 2202
RGS has been developed out of a scientific project thanks to the collaboration of a number of partners.
Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF)
is a public body founded in 1990, unequivocally dedicated to the pursuit of excellence. In its nine faculties and university schools the UPF holds 22 undergraduate programs in the fields ranging from biomedical sciences, social sciences and humanities to media, tecnology and communication technologies. The RGS consortium is lead by the SPECS
research group - Synthetic Perceptive, Emotive and Cognitive Systems, who is currently participating in 7 FP7 Cooperation-ICT collaborative research projects.
Hospital Universitari Vall d’Hebron
(HUVH) is the leading hospital complex in Catalonia (ES) and one of the largest in Spain, comprising five large centres - the General Area, the Maternity and Children's Area, the Traumatology and Rehabilitation Area and the Outpatient Surgery Unit (Pere Virgili Health Care Park) - which cover almost all the medical and surgical specialties. The Vall d’Hebron University Hospital, with a total of more than 1400 beds, also houses various teaching centers, public health care enterprises, research centres, laboratories and other complementary facilities.
Hospitals de Mar i de l’Esperança, Parc de Salut Mar
. Hosptial de l’Esperança is a Public Catalan Hospital (ES) established in 1933 and Hospital del Mar is a modern general university research hospital that produces some of the most relevant research publications in Spain HME are part of the group “The Institut Municipal d'Assistència Sanitària” (IMAS) constituted in 1983, that also holds the Forum Health Centre (specialized in health assistance to the Elderly), Perecamps Health Centre.
Heinrich Heine Universität (HHU)
(DE) is a non-profit organisation set up in the sixties of the 20th century. It originated out of the Düsseldorf Medical Academy founded in 1907. The HHU accommodates nowadays all faculties of the sciences and humanities and enjoys a joint appointment with the University Hospital Düsseldorf (UHD), a non-profit organisation. The UHD comprises all medical specialities and is armed with major research projects on Neuroscience, Cardiology, Hepatology, Immunology, and recently Molecular Mechanisms of Ageing which are supported by grants from the German Research Council (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, DFG).
Fundació TIC Salut
(ES) is a private non-profit organization established by the Department of Health of the Regional Government of Generalitat of Catalonia in 2006. The goal of the Foundation is to promote the development and the utilization of ICT in the area of health, advancing towards a novel ICT based model to provide personalized and human medical attention for all citizens.
Guger Technologies OEG
) was founded in 1999 by Christoph Guger and Günter Edlinger in Graz. This SME develops hardware and software for biosignal acquisition and analysis. Currently, GTEC is selling biomedical equipment in more than 45 different countries worldwide together with distribution partners in 12 countries and is the main worldwide supplier of brain-computer interface technology.
g.tec is responsible for the integration of the physiological monitoring system in the RGS to analyze the patient’s brain activity, heart activity, respiration, galvanic skin response and muscle activity. With these parameters we can analyze the stress of the patient during his training with the RGS and control the level of the game to keep the patient on an optimal motivation level. Brain-computer interface technology will be used for neurofeedback experiments.
was founded 2007 as a spin-off from Graz University of Technology in the field of medical engineering in March 2007. The company focuses on the development of innovative rehabilitation technologies by applying robotic technologies for therapy purposes. Since the development of it's first therapy system the Amadeo hand rehabilitation robot the company has established a multi disciplinary team with specializations in the fields of mechanical, electronics, control and software design. Its cooperation with leading universities and clinical institutes allows Tyromotion GmbH to systematically incorporate innovative ideas and user-driven aspects into its developments.