AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH (AIT)
|AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH - Biomedical Systems|
|Responsible Person: Andreas Hochgatterer |
|Role/Responsibilities: Leader WP5, Contributions and System Integration Smart Home Technologies, Middleware Technologies, Vital Sign Monitoring, Human Requirements Engineering |
AIT Austrian Institute of Technology is Austria’s largest extra-university research centre in applied research and development. AITcooperates with researchers at universities and other institutions of higher education or research nationally and internationally, and Austria's most important enterprises are partners or shareholders of AIT. The responsible AIT division “Biomedical Systems” has been involved in R&D on assistive technologies and biomedical research since 1994. The AITdivision Biomedical Systems performs R&D in the fields of eHealth and smart Biomedical systems. AIT is an experienced partner in EU-funded projects. Although AIT is a research institution AIT is experienced in biomedical system development under the requirements of the Medical & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency; process knowledge up to pre-production stages including the certification of medical devices is at hand. AIT is ISO 9001:2000 and ISO 13485 certified.
One of the key research areas of the smart biomedical systems group are ambient assisted living and smart home technologies. The multidisciplinary research group has the needed know-how in usability research, customised input devices, sensor fusion and integration and networking technologies.