Research from COTIDIANA received award

One of the essential studies within the COTIDIANA project convinces at the 6th Digital Rheumatology Days

Nasim Nakhost Lotfi, PhD student at the Medical University of Vienna, presented the results of the VADIPRO study during the Digital Rheumatology Days in March 2024. The study shed light on reliability and convergent validity of digitally collected PROMs through the COTIDIANA app. [Read More]

COTIDIANA is innovating towards clinically validated digital endpoints

Scoping review in progress to provide standards for clinical validation of digital endpoints

A team of researchers from Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS and NOVA Medical School (CHRC) is conducting a review of the literature on the methods for clinical validation of digital endpoints. The results of this work should help guide researchers in choosing validation methods, identify potential gaps in the literature, and inform... [Read More]

COTIDIANA excels in supervisory board review

Feedback from supervisory board members signals path towards innovation and business potential

The COTIDIANA supervisory board meeting, held on the 7th and 9th of November, 2023, proved to be a success. The reviewers, Tariq Osman Andersen, Associate Professor at Copenhagen University, and Alan Bourke, Senior Data Scientist at Novartis, provided positive feedback, commending the project’s achievements, technological maturity, and the relevance of... [Read More]

COTIDIANA welcomes internship students

Student interns analyze smartphone data from laboratory data collections

During their one-month internship at AICOS, two students delved into the smartphone data collected from patients involved in laboratory data collections for the COTIDIANA project. Focused on understanding smartphone-based metrics, the interns explored and analyzed keyboard dynamics data from individuals with rheumatic conditions (Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, and Psoriatic Arthritis). [Read More]

COTIDIANA in Forum de Apoio ao Doente Reumático

Solution presented to different stakeholders

By invitation of Liga Portuguesa contra as Doenças Reumáticas (Portuguese League Against Rheumatic Diseases), Francisco Nunes, Elsa Oliveira and Ricardo Graça, researchers from Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS, were present at the 26th Fórum de Apoio ao Doente Reumático in Coimbra, a national event organised by the patient association. [Read More]

Data collections with patients started

Sessions will support the development of novel algorithms

AICOS and CHRC have started data collections with patients in Lisbon. To support the development of the system, COTIDIANA is inviting people with rheumatic conditions to walk brief distances with a smartphone in the pocket, write some sentences in a smartphone, share their communication logs anonymously, and fill-in some questionnaires... [Read More]

COTIDIANA is presented to policy makers

Prototype demonstrated to Saxony parliament members and state minister

On May 17th, AICOS received the social affairs minister and the social affairs committee from the Saxon State Parliament (Germany). COTIDIANA was one of the showcased projects and visitors had a chance to inquiry researchers about the features of the app, digital literacy, personal data management, and security. Parliament members... [Read More]