LOVOT has arrived

LOVOT – a new social robot from Groove X in Japan has arrived to Aalborg University.

The LOVOTs are named Anne and Lars and will be tested for the first time outside Japan in interaction with citizens with dementia this spring in collaboration with Aalborg, Viborg and Skive Municipalities.

The LOVOTs are designed to create joy, has memory (AI), remember people, recognizes own name and has unique personalities that develops over time.

The National Health Authorities in Denmark are funding the project.

JD TeleTechs 4th workshop on ehealth

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JD TeleTech has had the 4th workshop on ehealth December 2-6 2019 in Tokyo in collaboration with Invest in Denmark and the Royal Danish Embassy in Tokyo. A Danish delegation of companies, researcher and healthcare professionals participated.

Jutendo Group Picture

It was an amazing week where we gained new knowledge on the Japanese healthcare system and ehealth, made MOU with Jutendo University & Hospital, agreements with companies, two fruitful roundtables on “children and ehealth” and “elderly and ehealth” with over 130 participants and new ideas for collaboration between Japan and Denmark on ehealth.

Groove-X

Thank you so much to Peter Takizawa, Rumi Iida and Joakim Steen Barron-Mikkelsen for supporting the events.

Tokyo

You are welcome to follow future activities within JD TeleTech at lnkd.in/d8vfUuK

Invitation to roundtables on eHealth December 3-5 2019, Tokyo, Japan

We will like to invite participants in the JD TeleTech Network to roundtables on eHealth December 3-5 2019 Tokyo Japan.
Please see the specific events below:

Tuesday December 3 2019:

Horizons for Personalized eHealth: Children and adolescents living with chronic diseases & eHealth

Please, download invitation here.

Wednesday December 4 2019:

Horizons for Personalized eHealth: Elderly care & eHealth

Please, download invitation here.

Thursday December 5 2019:

eHealth in Denmark and Danish companies presenting

Please, download invitation here.

Japanese delegation visits JD TeleTech

Monday the 30th of September, a Japanese business delegation on a trip arrange by the Royal Danish Embassy visited JD TeleTech and Aalborg University. JD TeleTech had arranged for a morning of presentations for the guests, about different, health related subjects.

After a welcome by Birthe Dinesen, JD TeleTech intern Johan Steffensen gave a short presentation on the Danish welfare state in Japanese, and Prof. Dinesen talked about JD TeleTech’s projects and about digitalization of Danish healthcare.

After a break, graduate student Lahila Diaby talked about Aalborg University’s style of learning, and University consultant Gert Spender-Andersen explained the university’s model for cooperation between business and research.

The Japanese guests were interested in the subjects, and their many questions was a pleasant surprise for the speakers. At the conclusion of the morning’s program, the delegation continued to the Nursing Home of the Future to meet with Aalborg Kommune consultant Lars Nøhr.

Workshop in Tokyo, December 2019

The JD TeleTech Network has its next workshop December 2-6 2019 in Tokyo.

The Foreign Ministry of Denmark, The Royal Danish Embassy in Tokyo, Tokyo Trade Council are collaborating with the JD TeleTech Network on making the program for the workshop. There will be visits to hospitals, nursing homes on elderly care, companies within eHealth and robotics and roundtables with stakeholders within the field, e-posters, etc.

The preliminary program will be posted at this homepage early September. Please stay posted.

Johan Steffensen, internship at JD TeleTech

Johan Steffensen, who is studying Japanese culture and communication at Aarhus University, is starting an at internship this fall 2019 at the JD TeleTech Network, connected to Laboratory for Welfare Technologies – Telehealth & Telerehabilitation at Aalborg University.

Johan will be working on developing the network, preparing and launching webinars within eHealth themes from Japan and Denmark, help preparing the next JD TeleTech Workshop in Tokyo in December, and help Japanese companies facilitating collaboration with healthcare organizations within the JD TeleTech.

We are looking forward to collaborating with Johan this fall.