CONSORTIUM

Our consortium comprises Cancer Hospitals (Champalimaud, HGUGM and UPMC), technology and data experts (WIT, UNINOVA and Universidad Politécnica de Madrid), and SMEs (Deep Blue, Suite5 Data Intelligence Solutions and TFC Research and Innovation Limited).

FAITH brings together partners from five European countries (Ireland, Portugal, Spain, Italy and Cyprus) into a strong multi-disciplinary team. Brought together, our expertise will allow us to realize our vision of providing intelligent support to patients with depression undergoing cancer treatment.

Waterford Institute of Technology
Waterford Institute of Technology
WIT is one of the largest Institutes of Technology’s in Ireland.
It hosts the Telecommunications Software & Systems Group (TSSG), an internationally recognized centre of excellence for ICT research and innovation.
WIT is the principal coordinator of the project.
It will lead all management and technical oversight of the project’s delivery.
UPM – LifeSTech
UPM – LifeSTech
UPM is the largest Spanish technological university. It comprises the Life Supporting Technologies (LifeSTech) research group, devoted to designing, developing and evaluating ICT based services and applications oriented to e-Health.
UPM will oversee the design and implementation of the system architecture, and lead the pilot trials activities.
Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón
Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón
A public referral national center for high-tech care in Spain.
As end user, its Medical Oncology Service will test the FAITH concept, support the requirements gathering, and provide insights for functional requirements and technical specifications.
UPMC
UPMC
UPMC is a private hospital committed to the provision of high quality, patient centred care.
It includes the UPMC Hillman Cancer Centre, which has treated more than 17,000 patients.
UPMC Whitfield will actively support the testing of the project, participating in the initial requirements gathering and in the later trials phase.
UNINOVA Institute
UNINOVA Institute
UNINOVA is a research institute working closely to industry to ensure proper technology transfer to business. UNINOVA comprises various centres of excellence, including the Centre of Technology and Systems (CTS). UNINOVA-CTS will be responsible for integrating the hospital data into FAITH, and ensuring data interoperability and privacy.
Champalimaud Foundation
Champalimaud Foundation
Pursuing excellence in biomedical science, it comprises the Champalimaud Clinical Centre (CCC), dedicated to research, diagnosis and treatment of diseases, including cancer.
The CCC offers patient care based on the most advanced technologies. It will be involved in the validation trials of FAITH, including the collection of users’ needs.
Deep Blue
Deep Blue
An Italian research and consultancy SME specialized in human factors and user-centred design, safety, validation and dissemination, operating in complex critical domains, like Healthcare and Industry 4.0.
Deep Blue will contribute to the collection of requirements and users’ needs, and also lead the dissemination of the project.
Suite5
Suite5
Suite5 provides research-inspired innovation for its clients. Delivering data-driven intelligence solutions, it helps organizations improve their competitiveness and efficiency.
Suite5 will support the research and development of the FAITH concept, and investigate the best exploitation paths to ensure it reaches the market.
TFC
TFC
TFC Research and Innovation Limited is an engaged scientific research company and works across four pillars, namely, conceptual architecture, project management, better practices and standardisation, and outreach. The company supports its partners and customers in advancing their research and innovation for the better optimization of their resulting products, services and processes.

ADVISORY BOARD

FAITH will avail of the support provided by an External Advisory Board (EAB) to help with the project direction, its research and to ensure that the project outcomes are really useful and effective.

The EAB acts as an independent body, consisting of a group of key stakeholders who have expertise in the field FAITH explores. The External Advisory Board will help with innovation, technological and market acceptance, and take-up opportunities of FAITH, as well as fostering a balanced innovation management process to maximise on scientific excellence, community engagement and exploitation. Specifically, its members will:

  • promote and raise awareness of FAITH both within and beyond their organisation and projects;
  • offer guidance and feedback on the approach FAITH is taking;
  • provide FAITH with information and guidance concerning synergies with the relevant activities of their ongoing work in the healthcare areas.

Overall, the involvement of the EAB through a series of workshops, demonstrations and pilots ensures that the project delivers real valued results and gains exposure for a wider market take-up.

ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS

Jane Walsh

Expertise: Health and Wellbeing

Director of the Mobile Technology and Health (mHealth) Research Group at the NUI, Galway. Jane leads an innovative programme of research in the area of personalised connected health. She serves on the Research Advisory Board for the Irish Cancer Society. An Associate Editor of the Journal Psychology and Health, she is in the Editorial Board for the British Journal of Health Psychology. She is former Chair of the Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI) Division of Health Psychology and is an active member of the European Health Psychology Society.

Federica Facciotti

Expertise: Immunology

A T cell immunologist, with a strong expertise in human intestinal diseases, including chronic autoimmune pathologies and cancers.
In recent years, her group at the European Institute of Oncology, Milan focused on the functional interaction between the immune system and the gut microbiota in driving pathogenic or tolerogenic activities in mucosal immune (T) cell populations.
She is involved in clinical trials of IBD and colon cancer patients aimed at evaluating the immune responses before and after specific therapies.

Mark Sujan

Expertise: Human Factors / Ergonomics

A Chartered Ergonomist, and Managing Director of Human Factors Everywhere.
The company provides ergonomics input to applied research projects, and offers consultancy and training in ergonomics across a range of safety-critical industries.
Mark is also a Trustee of the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors (CIEHF), which is the professional membership body for ergonomists in the UK.

CONSORTIUM

Our consortium comprises Cancer Hospitals (Champalimaud, HGUGM and UPMC), technology and data experts (WIT, UNINOVA and Universidad Politécnica de Madrid), and SMEs (Deep Blue, Suite5 Data Intelligence Solutions and TFC Research and Innovation Limited).

FAITH brings together partners from five European countries (Ireland, Portugal, Spain, Italy and Cyprus) into a strong multi-disciplinary team. Brought together, our expertise will allow us to realize our vision of providing intelligent support to patients with depression undergoing cancer treatment.

Waterford Institute of Technology
Waterford Institute of Technology
WIT is one of the largest Institutes of Technology’s in Ireland.
It hosts the Telecommunications Software & Systems Group (TSSG), an internationally recognized centre of excellence for ICT research and innovation.
WIT is the principal coordinator of the project.
It will lead all management and technical oversight of the project’s delivery.
UPM – LifeSTech
UPM – LifeSTech
UPM is the largest Spanish technological university. It comprises the Life Supporting Technologies (LifeSTech) research group, devoted to designing, developing and evaluating ICT based services and applications oriented to e-Health.
UPM will oversee the design and implementation of the system architecture, and lead the pilot trials activities.
Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón
Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón
A public referral national center for high-tech care in Spain.
As end user, its Medical Oncology Service will test the FAITH concept, support the requirements gathering, and provide insights for functional requirements and technical specifications.
UPMC
UPMC
UPMC is a private hospital committed to the provision of high quality, patient centred care.
It includes the UPMC Hillman Cancer Centre, which has treated more than 17,000 patients.
UPMC Whitfield will actively support the testing of the project, participating in the initial requirements gathering and in the later trials phase.
UNINOVA Institute
UNINOVA Institute
UNINOVA is a research institute working closely to industry to ensure proper technology transfer to business. UNINOVA comprises various centres of excellence, including the Centre of Technology and Systems (CTS). UNINOVA-CTS will be responsible for integrating the hospital data into FAITH, and ensuring data interoperability and privacy.
Champalimaud Foundation
Champalimaud Foundation
Pursuing excellence in biomedical science, it comprises the Champalimaud Clinical Centre (CCC), dedicated to research, diagnosis and treatment of diseases, including cancer.
The CCC offers patient care based on the most advanced technologies. It will be involved in the validation trials of FAITH, including the collection of users’ needs.
Deep Blue
Deep Blue
An Italian research and consultancy SME specialized in human factors and user-centred design, safety, validation and dissemination, operating in complex critical domains, like Healthcare and Industry 4.0.
Deep Blue will contribute to the collection of requirements and users’ needs, and also lead the dissemination of the project.
Suite5
Suite5
Suite5 provides research-inspired innovation for its clients. Delivering data-driven intelligence solutions, it helps organizations improve their competitiveness and efficiency.
Suite5 will support the research and development of the FAITH concept, and investigate the best exploitation paths to ensure it reaches the market.
TFC
TFC
TFC Research and Innovation Limited is an engaged scientific research company and works across four pillars, namely, conceptual architecture, project management, better practices and standardisation, and outreach. The company supports its partners and customers in advancing their research and innovation for the better optimization of their resulting products, services and processes.

ADVISORY BOARD

FAITH will avail of the support provided by an External Advisory Board (EAB) to help with the project direction, its research and to ensure that the project outcomes are really useful and effective.

The EAB acts as an independent body, consisting of a group of key stakeholders who have expertise in the field FAITH explores. The External Advisory Board will help with innovation, technological and market acceptance, and take-up opportunities of FAITH, as well as fostering a balanced innovation management process to maximise on scientific excellence, community engagement and exploitation. Specifically, its members will:

  • promote and raise awareness of FAITH both within and beyond their organisation and projects;
  • offer guidance and feedback on the approach FAITH is taking;
  • provide FAITH with information and guidance concerning synergies with the relevant activities of their ongoing work in the healthcare areas.

Overall, the involvement of the EAB through a series of workshops, demonstrations and pilots ensures that the project delivers real valued results and gains exposure for a wider market take-up.

ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS

Jane Walsh

Expertise: Health and Wellbeing

Director of the Mobile Technology and Health (mHealth) Research Group at the NUI, Galway. Jane leads an innovative programme of research in the area of personalised connected health. She serves on the Research Advisory Board for the Irish Cancer Society. An Associate Editor of the Journal Psychology and Health, she is in the Editorial Board for the British Journal of Health Psychology. She is former Chair of the Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI) Division of Health Psychology and is an active member of the European Health Psychology Society.

Federica Facciotti

Expertise: Immunology

A T cell immunologist, with a strong expertise in human intestinal diseases, including chronic autoimmune pathologies and cancers.
In recent years, her group at the European Institute of Oncology, Milan focused on the functional interaction between the immune system and the gut microbiota in driving pathogenic or tolerogenic activities in mucosal immune (T) cell populations.
She is involved in clinical trials of IBD and colon cancer patients aimed at evaluating the immune responses before and after specific therapies.

Mark Sujan

Expertise: Human Factors / Ergonomics

A Chartered Ergonomist, and Managing Director of Human Factors Everywhere.
The company provides ergonomics input to applied research projects, and offers consultancy and training in ergonomics across a range of safety-critical industries.
Mark is also a Trustee of the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors (CIEHF), which is the professional membership body for ergonomists in the UK.

CONSORTIUM

Our consortium comprises Cancer Hospitals (Champalimaud, HGUGM and UPMC), technology and data experts (WIT, UNINOVA and Universidad Politécnica de Madrid), and SMEs (Deep Blue, Suite5 Data Intelligence Solutions and TFC Research and Innovation Limited).

FAITH brings together partners from five European countries (Ireland, Portugal, Spain, Italy and Cyprus) into a strong multi-disciplinary team. Brought together, our expertise will allow us to realize our vision of providing intelligent support to patients with depression undergoing cancer treatment.

Waterford Institute of Technology
Waterford Institute of Technology
WIT is one of the largest Institutes of Technology’s in Ireland.
It hosts the Telecommunications Software & Systems Group (TSSG), an internationally recognized centre of excellence for ICT research and innovation.
WIT is the principal coordinator of the project.
It will lead all management and technical oversight of the project’s delivery.
UPM – LifeSTech
UPM – LifeSTech
UPM is the largest Spanish technological university. It comprises the Life Supporting Technologies (LifeSTech) research group, devoted to designing, developing and evaluating ICT based services and applications oriented to e-Health.
UPM will oversee the design and implementation of the system architecture, and lead the pilot trials activities.
Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón
Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón
A public referral national center for high-tech care in Spain.
As end user, its Medical Oncology Service will test the FAITH concept, support the requirements gathering, and provide insights for functional requirements and technical specifications.
UPMC
UPMC
UPMC is a private hospital committed to the provision of high quality, patient centred care.
It includes the UPMC Hillman Cancer Centre, which has treated more than 17,000 patients.
UPMC Whitfield will actively support the testing of the project, participating in the initial requirements gathering and in the later trials phase.
UNINOVA Institute
UNINOVA Institute
UNINOVA is a research institute working closely to industry to ensure proper technology transfer to business. UNINOVA comprises various centres of excellence, including the Centre of Technology and Systems (CTS). UNINOVA-CTS will be responsible for integrating the hospital data into FAITH, and ensuring data interoperability and privacy.
Champalimaud Foundation
Champalimaud Foundation
Pursuing excellence in biomedical science, it comprises the Champalimaud Clinical Centre (CCC), dedicated to research, diagnosis and treatment of diseases, including cancer.
The CCC offers patient care based on the most advanced technologies. It will be involved in the validation trials of FAITH, including the collection of users’ needs.
Deep Blue
Deep Blue
An Italian research and consultancy SME specialized in human factors and user-centred design, safety, validation and dissemination, operating in complex critical domains, like Healthcare and Industry 4.0.
Deep Blue will contribute to the collection of requirements and users’ needs, and also lead the dissemination of the project.
Suite5
Suite5
Suite5 provides research-inspired innovation for its clients. Delivering data-driven intelligence solutions, it helps organizations improve their competitiveness and efficiency.
Suite5 will support the research and development of the FAITH concept, and investigate the best exploitation paths to ensure it reaches the market.
TFC
TFC
TFC Research and Innovation Limited is an engaged scientific research company and works across four pillars, namely, conceptual architecture, project management, better practices and standardisation, and outreach. The company supports its partners and customers in advancing their research and innovation for the better optimization of their resulting products, services and processes.

ADVISORY BOARD

FAITH will avail of the support provided by an External Advisory Board (EAB) to help with the project direction, its research and to ensure that the project outcomes are really useful and effective.

The EAB acts as an independent body, consisting of a group of key stakeholders who have expertise in the field FAITH explores. The External Advisory Board will help with innovation, technological and market acceptance, and take-up opportunities of FAITH, as well as fostering a balanced innovation management process to maximise on scientific excellence, community engagement and exploitation. Specifically, its members will:

  • promote and raise awareness of FAITH both within and beyond their organisation and projects;
  • offer guidance and feedback on the approach FAITH is taking;
  • provide FAITH with information and guidance concerning synergies with the relevant activities of their ongoing work in the healthcare areas.

Overall, the involvement of the EAB through a series of workshops, demonstrations and pilots ensures that the project delivers real valued results and gains exposure for a wider market take-up.

ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS

Jane Walsh

Expertise: Health and Wellbeing

Director of the Mobile Technology and Health (mHealth) Research Group at the NUI, Galway. Jane leads an innovative programme of research in the area of personalised connected health. She serves on the Research Advisory Board for the Irish Cancer Society. An Associate Editor of the Journal Psychology and Health, she is in the Editorial Board for the British Journal of Health Psychology. She is former Chair of the Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI) Division of Health Psychology and is an active member of the European Health Psychology Society.

Federica Facciotti

Expertise: Immunology

A T cell immunologist, with a strong expertise in human intestinal diseases, including chronic autoimmune pathologies and cancers.
In recent years, her group at the European Institute of Oncology, Milan focused on the functional interaction between the immune system and the gut microbiota in driving pathogenic or tolerogenic activities in mucosal immune (T) cell populations.
She is involved in clinical trials of IBD and colon cancer patients aimed at evaluating the immune responses before and after specific therapies.

Mark Sujan

Expertise: Human Factors / Ergonomics

A Chartered Ergonomist, and Managing Director of Human Factors Everywhere.
The company provides ergonomics input to applied research projects, and offers consultancy and training in ergonomics across a range of safety-critical industries.
Mark is also a Trustee of the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors (CIEHF), which is the professional membership body for ergonomists in the UK.