Grant given to new JD TeleTech Network

The Danish Agency for Science and Higher Education has given a grant to the Japanese-Danish TeleTech Network (aka JD TeleTech Network).

The grant will be used for a workshop in Denmark spring 2019 and a workshop in Japan fall 2019. The aim of the workshops is to facilitate new innovation and research projects between academia, healthcare professionals and industry.

We are looking forward to create synergies between the two countries within telehealth research.

Teijin visits Aalborg University

8-12 november 2018 Teijin ltd (JP) visited Aalborg University to initiate a new collaboration with Laboratory for Welfaretechnology – Telehealth & Telerehabilitation.

They also visited the Cardiology Ward at Viborg Hospital.

Ms. Wakana Imano and Mr. Kenichi Kameyama, Teijin, together with Ms. Rumi Lida, the Danish Embassy in Tokyo, in front of Viborg Cathedral

HiCS at NOVI by October 1st

The Japanese company HiCS will from October 1st 2018 establish a Danish branch of their company at NOVI close to Aalborg University to collaborate with Laboratory for Welfare Technologies within telehealth.

We are looking forward to the collaboration.

OriHime at Aalborg University

The social robot “OriHime” has now arrived at Aalborg University in Denmark.

Maria Juul from Ory Laboratory in Japan delivered the robots to Laboratory for Welfare Technology – Telehealth & Telerehabilitation Monday September 3rd.

We are going to test the OriHime in collaboration with the Speaking Institute and Brain Injury Center North Jutland in the Municipality of Aalborg.

Activities in the fall 2018

There will be defined activities for the fall such as webinars eg. user-driven innovation, workshops, upstart of working groups within the JD TeleTech Network. Please keep an eye on this homepage.

Ideas are welcome for activities

If you have ideas for activities please feel free to contact professor Birthe Dinesen, email bid(at)hst.aau.dk