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November 30, 2020

La Marató de TV3 2019 will boost 3 research projects by CREB | UPC on rare diseases

1 ”Use of artificial intelligence and biology systems for the diagnosis and personalized risk assessment for inherited kidney disease, focusing on Alport syndrome” 2 “ArmTracker: A portable system for assessing motor function of the upper extremities during daily life for patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy and spinal muscular atrophy” 3 “Development of personalized treatments in rare genetic diseases causing pediatric parkinsonism” Congratulations to our researchers and partners and of course, congratulations to the rest of the projects.

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November 20, 2020

Why is Share4Rare such an interesting space for undiagnosed patients?

Share4Rare is a system in which patients with a diagnosis can interact, communicate, and share knowledge with other users sharing the same diagnosis. It will also bridge the user to the most relevant patient organizations according to its disease. The question for Share4Rare is whether the platform could benefit the undiagnosed populations by exploiting its AI-based design. This design aims to foster the knowledge on rare diseases through collaborative intelligence built on equity principles.

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November 12, 2020

The CREB accredites the new TECNIO quality brand

TECNIO is the accreditation granted by the Generalitat of Catalonia through ACCIÓ to identify and give visibility to the technology developers of the R&D&I system of Catalonia. This should help to encourage the activity of the Catalan technology market among technology generators, buyers, facilitators, and other collaborators in the process, such as consultants and business schools.

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November 12, 2020

The new Health Technologies Network of Catalonia (XarTEC SALUT) is officially launched

This project pursues improving the following objectives: (1) identifying the existing technologies; (2) reinforcing the visibility and external projection of R&D&I in health-technologies in Catalonia and their international alliances; (3) setting up an environment of excellence that encourages attraction and catalyzes talent; (4) contributing to the diversification and hybridization of technologies within the medical field; (5) promoting cooperation; (6) becoming a technological observatory to detect trends and opportunities of the health sector; (7) creating the mechanisms for the promotion and valorization of the Catalan health technologies; (8) providing a customized support to research groups in order to validate, push and launch their technologies into the market.

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November 9, 2020

International Congress on the Effects of COVID-19 on People with Rare Diseases

The congress is addressed both at the scientific community and at patients and families, and will tackle different topics related to the current pandemic: study of new vaccines, psychosocial impact, consequences of the disease, access to treatments, healthcare models, etc.

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