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Defense of projects: Introduction to Medical Device and their Design. Biomedical Engineering degree.

Defense of projects: Introduction to Medical Device and their Design. Biomedical Engineering degree.

Next monday 4th December, in the afternoon (14:30-18:30) at the Auditorium, Poblenou campus, students of the bachelor’s degree in Biomedical engineering will  defend their trimestre projects in an open session.



The projects will be presented to a tribunal composed of healthcare professionals from companies, hospitals and associations: Jose Luis Fernández (FENIN, AB Medica), Mariano Barbero (Sorin-Livanova), Ayman Moghnieh (Alquimia), José Manuel Santabárbara (Eresa), Marc Alameda (Servei d’Electromedicina de l’Hospital del Mar).

The research projects they are carrying out within the framework of the subject “Introduction to Medical Device and their Design” (IMDD) coordinated by professor  Oscar Camara in the Department of Information and Communication Technologies (DTIC) at UPF. This teaching activity enjoys the support of various organizations, research centres, hospitals and companies related to biomedicine.


Here is the agenda and the titles of the projects to be presented:


Agenda, final presentations, Introduction to Medical Devices and its Design (IMDD) subject, 2017 year, Biomedical Engineering degree 4th December 2017, 14:30-18h30

Auditorium Campus Poblenou, Universitat Pompeu Fabra


- 14:30-14:35. Introduction to the event

- 14:35-15:00. Oassys: oncology assistance system. Ekain Arrieta, Belén Cantos, Eduardo Castañeda, Antton Lamarka, Joan Ribas

- 15:00-15:25. B-tell: smart medical dressing for premature infection detection. Minerva Gándara, Sergio Gómez, Nagore Izaguirre, Clàudia Miralles, Mar Moya.

- 15:25-15:50. geLAAOtin: personalized left atrial appendage occlusion system with gelatin-based biomaterials. Amaia Iribar, Anna Serra, Julia Pose, Ainhoa Aguado.

- 15:50-16:15. Beaware: preventing babies from sudden death. Paz Vila-Puig, Ariadna Reberté, Laura Sistach, Marta Ruscalleda.

- 16:15-16:40. Medchord: acquisition device for screening of vocal chord disorders. Beatriz Fernandez-Montells, Pablo Martí, Arnau Manasanch, Laura Madrenas.

- 16:40-16:50. Small break

- 16:50-17:15. Neuromads-bMotion: rehabilitation system for hemiplegia based in an orthosis commanded by BCI. Miguel Casal, Agustín Rovira, David Alonso, Santiago Calella.

- 17:15-17:40. EpilepTech: portable, non-invasive and patient-specific device for seizure detection in patients with epilepsy. Raquel Rodríguez, Mikel Domingo, Esther Motjer, Guillem Garcia.

- 17:40-18:05. Kheirex-TactSense: bringing tactile feedback to laparoscopic surgery. Edoardo Polo, Anna Manchón, Adolfo Aguirrezábal.

- 18:05-18:30. WELA: cost-effective wearable laparoscope. Carla Sendra, Victor Carmona, Roger Domingo, Ester Cavallé.

- 18:30-18:35. Wrap-up