Our executive director was interviewed by Sonja Zillner (Siemens) and John Domingue (STI) on eHealth sector as the “new visionary sector”.
Big Data Public Private Forum (BIG) is an EC funded initiative working towards the definition and implementation of a clear strategy that tackles the necessary efforts in terms of research and innovation, while also it provides a major boost for technology adoption and supporting actions for the successful implementation of the Big Data economy. Building an industrial community around Big Data in Europe is the priority of this project, together with setting up the necessary collaboration and dissemination infrastructure to link technology suppliers, integrators and leading user organizations.
Prof Viceconti’s main work over the last few years has been leading the VPH Institute (Virtual Physiological Human), a large initiative within the eHealth unit. The overall goal of this work has been on combining data and computational models from across Europe to instantiate a complete in silico model of the human biological system from the whole body level down to the cell level.
During the interview, the most interesting concepts that emerges are:
For more information on the project visit http://big-project.eu/