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Open call, Marie Curie actions PhD fellowships

03 October 2017

Six PhD fellowships within the framework of HEART: HEalth related Activity Recognition system based on IoT, a project funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research & innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie – ITN, Industrial Doctorate (GA no. 766139).

Marie Sclodowska Curie actions logoThe HEART research programme aims for a personalized approach of mobile health coaching programmes that involve the user and that are tailored to individual needs (putting the user at the HEART of the system). Programmes will leverage on a health integrated activity recognition platform that can detect activities from heterogeneous data, using scalable algorithms, while safeguarding the privacy of the person. When developing such technology, special attention will be devoted to the definition of a penetration strategy for the Chinese market that ensures: i) protection of personal information and acquired sensitive data; and ii) adaption to the needs of the Chinese consumers.

The following PhD students will collaborate within the HEART ITN research programme: 4 PhD students in Information & Communication Technology (ICT), 1 Phd student in legal studies and 1 Phd student in the international business domain.

  • ESR1 - Health Behavior Analytics on heterogeneous Data
  • ESR2 - Scalability of data analytics
  • ESR3 - Scalability of data processing
  • ESR4 - Privacy and security analytics
  • ESR5 - Privacy by design and by research. the legal issues from conceptualization to commercialization
  • ESR6 - Understanding China: from customers’ needs to market penetration

Deadline: October 14 2017 - 17.00 CET. Further information on

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