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August 2017

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Seventh Supervisory Board Meeting

by Patrique Fiedler

The 7th Supervisory Board Meeting of the ANDREA Project was held on August 30th, 2017, on the occasion of the Final ANDREA Workshop held as a pre-conference of the BaCi 2017 conference. The supervisory board meeting was moderated by Prof. Silvia Comani from BIND-UdA. Representatives for all partner institutions of the network participated and discussed the status and future developments of the ANDREA project. Plans...

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Aug
2017
Concluding workshop of the ANDREA project
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Concluding workshop of the ANDREA project

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Dry electrodes for EEG – Concluding workshop of the ANDREA European project     Promoted by the partners of the ANDREA European project (www.andreaproject.eu), was meant to inform and educate everyone – beginners and experts – interested in EEG using dry and semi-dry electrodes. All related aspects, from novel electrode technologies and multi-channel EEG caps to specific electronics solutions and signal processing methods, were covered. A...

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Aug
2017
July 2017

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Carlos Fonseca at VS

by Patrique Fiedler

The secondment of Prof. Carlos Fonseca (partner UPORTO, Academia, Porto, Portugal) takes place from July to August 2017 at VS (Industry, Pescara, Italy).

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Jul
2017

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Invited talk at Christian-Albrechts-Universität, Kiel, Germany

by Patrique Fiedler

On Monday, 03.07.2017, Prof. Haueisen gave an invited talk at the Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Germany, entitled “Bioelectric and biomagnetic signals of the brain: measurement techniques and source reconstruction”. About 40 PhD students and researchers of a DFG funded CRC on magnetoelectric sensors discussed new methods for brain measurements and data analysis.

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Jul
2017

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Jens Haueisen at VS

by Patrique Fiedler

The secondment of Prof. Jens Haueisen (partner TUIL, Academia, Ilmenau, Germany) takes place from July 1st until September 30th 2017 at VS (Industry, Pescara, Italy).

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Jul
2017
June 2017

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TV news report including ANDREA dry electrode technology

by Patrique Fiedler

The local TV station MDR reported on a Summer University event for high school girls in Biomedical Engineering. In the “THÜRINGEN JOURNAL”, which is a news format for regional news from middle Germany, they reported on Thursday, 29.06. at 19:00 about the event at our University. Two PhD students, Stefanie Freitag and Eva-Maria Dölker, introduced our BME research and education programs to the 15 participants....

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Jun
2017

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Two posters at the EMBEC 2017 conference in Tampere, Finland

by Patrique Fiedler

Prof. Fonseca and Patrique Fiedler respectively presented posters entitled: “Novel EEG Technologies for a more Functional and Accurate EEG Acquisition” and “Novel Cap Concepts for Rapid EEG with Dry Multipin Electrodes” at the 2017 European Medical and Biological Engineering conference, taking place 11th-15th of June 2017 in Tampere, Finland. About 30 scientists visited the posters and discussed about different dry and semi-dry electrode concepts, hydrogels...

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Jun
2017
May 2017

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Stand at the Sensor&Test fair 2017, Nuremberg, Germany

by Patrique Fiedler

This activity took place from May 30th to June 1st and was carried out in the framework of the “Sensor&Test Messe” exhibition of the Ilmenau University of Technology. The novel ANDREA dry EEG cap systems developed within the ANDREA project were on display. The system allows for EEG recordings without extensive preparation and is thus significantly advancing the state of the art of EEG recording...

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May
2017
April 2017

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Radio interview during Girl’s day / Marie Curie Ambassador activities

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On April 27th 2017 a fellow of the Institute of Biomedical Engineering and Informatics – Eva Maria Dölker – gave an interview for the radio station “Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk” (MDR, Central German Broadcasting) in the frame of the “Girl’s day 2017” at the Ilmenau University of Technology. Discussed topics included the measurement of bioelectric activity of the human body including electroencephalography, current research topics at the...

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Apr
2017

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Girl’s day at Ilmenau University of Technology, Germany

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This activity took place on April 27th 2017 and it was carried out in the framework of the “Girl’s day 2017” at the Ilmenau University of Technology. Live demonstrations on various biosignal acquisition technologies including electroencephalography and electrocardiography were performed.   The concepts and advantages of different sensor systems for bioelectric and biomagnetic signal acquisition were discussed with special focus on dry EEG. Multiple prototypes...

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Apr
2017

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Poster at the DGKN 2017 conference in Leipzig, Germany

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Prof. Haueisen presented a poster entitled: “A 64-channel dry multipin-electrode cap for EEG” at the 2017 conference of the german society for clinical neurophysiology (DGKN 2017), taking place 27th-29th of April 2017 in Leipzig, Germany. About 20 scientists visited the poster and discussed about the novel multipin dry electrodes and cap systems. The background of the participants ranged from medical physicists, engineers to physicians with...

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Apr
2017
Stand at the Hannover Messe fair 2017, Hannover, Germany
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Stand at the Hannover Messe fair 2017, Hannover, Germany

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This activity took place from April 24th to April 28th and was carried out in the framework of the “Hannover Messe” exhibition of the Ilmenau University of Technology. The novel ANDREA dry EEG acquisition systems developed within the ANDREA project were on display at the HANNOVER MESSE fair, the world’s biggest industrial fair. The system allows for EEG recordings without extensive preparation and is thus...

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Apr
2017
Open doors at Ilmenau University of Technology, Germany
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Open doors at Ilmenau University of Technology, Germany

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This activity took place on April 22nd 2017 and it was carried out in the framework of the “open doors” of the Ilmenau University of Technology. Live demonstration on electroencephalography and online brain activity reconstruction were performed using single dry electrodes and cap prototypes of the ANDREA project. Differences and advantages of the new electrode system were discussed and compared to conventional wet cap systems....

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Apr
2017

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Radio interview with Prof. Jens Haueisen

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On April 21st 2017 Jens Haueisen gave an interview for the radio station “Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk” (MDR, Central German Broadcasting) concerning measurement of bioelectromagnetic brain activity with focus on brain-computer interfacing. The MDR is a public broadcasting station focusing on the federal states of Thuringia, Saxony, and Saxony-Anhalt. Nevertheless, the station can be received all over Germany. To access the interview please use the following hyperlink:...

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Apr
2017
UPorto fair 2017 of the Universidade do Porto, Portugal
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UPorto fair 2017 of the Universidade do Porto, Portugal

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This activity took place on April 20th to April 23rd 2017 and was carried out in the framework of the 15th fair of the Universidade do Porto. Members of the project presented the most recent prototypes and results of the ANDREA project. Live demonstration on electroencephalography were performed using the first-generation electrode, cap and amplifier prototypes of the ANDREA project. Differences and advantages of the...

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Apr
2017

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TV interview with Prof. Jens Haueisen

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On April 7th 2017 Jens Haueisen gave an interview for the TV station “Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk” (MDR, Central German Broadcasting) concerning measurement of bioelectromagnetic brain activity with focus on brain-computer interfacing. The MDR is a public broadcasting station focusing on the federal states of Thuringia, Saxony, and Saxony-Anhalt. Nevertheless, the station can be received all over Germany. To access the interview please use the following hyperlink:...

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Apr
2017

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Frank Zanow at BIND-UdA

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The secondment of Dr. Frank Zanow (partner EEM, Industry, Berlin, Germany) takes place from April 1st until July 31st 2017 at BIND-UdA (Academia, Chieti, Italy). Dr. Zanow will support the data processing of the first ANDREA prototype validation in athletes (WP6, BIND-UdA) and of the software for the correction of artifacts in dry EEG signals (WP8, BIND-UdA). He will contribute with knowledge about best methods...

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Apr
2017

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Maurizio Bertollo at EEM

by Patrique Fiedler

The secondment of Prof. Maurizio Bertollo (partner BIND-UdA, Academia, Chieti, Italy) takes place from April 1st until April 30th 2017 at EEM (Industry, Berlin, Germany).

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Apr
2017

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Stefanie Freitag at EEM

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The secondment of Stefanie Freitag takes place from April 1st to June 30th 2017 from the Institute of Biomedical Engineering and Informatics at the Ilmenau University of Technology (Academia, Ilmenau, Germany) to Eemagine Medical Imaging Solutions GmbH (Industry, Berlin, Germany). During this period, she will work with various staff members of Eemagine, in particular with Frank Zanow, Lars Matthäus, Martijn Schreuder, Jiayi Zhao and Katharina...

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Apr
2017
March 2017

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Faculty of Engineering Open Day 2017, Porto, Portugal

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The activity took place from 27-29th March 2017. A poster was prepared in order to describe the ANDREA project in terms of objectives, impact and achievements. Based on the poster, an interactive presentation was made for 7 groups of about 12-15 students, aged 15-17 years old, where the ANDREA project was integrated in the bioengineering research activities of the Department of Materials Engineering od the...

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Mar
2017

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Invited talk at Jiaotong University, Xian, China

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Prof. Haueisen gave an invited talk entitled: “Bioelectric and biomagnetic signals of the brain: measurement techniques and source reconstruction” on 21.03.2017 at the Jiaotong University, Xian, China. About 30 scientist and students were in the audience and discussed about bioelectric recordings and dry electrodes.

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Mar
2017

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Open day at the UdA University campus, Chieti, Italy

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On 14 March 2017, during the Open Day at the University “G. d’Annunzio” of Chieti-Pescara, Dr. Gabriella Tamburro presented the ANDREA Project to a group of about 80 students (16-18 years old) from scientific, technical and classical high schools of the Abruzzi region (Italy). Dr. Tamburro presented the goals of the ANDREA project, how it is implemented, and the potential impact of using dry electrodes...

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Mar
2017
February 2017

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Talk at BIOSTEC 2017 – European Project Space, Porto, Portugal

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On 22 February 2017, during the European Project Space organized within the 10th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies held in Porto (Portugal) from 21 to 23 February 2017, Prof. Comani presented the ANDREA Project to a group of about 50 researchers with various background and from several countries in Europe and outside Europe. The audience showed to be very interested in...

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Feb
2017

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Poster at BIOSTEC 2017 – European Project Space, Porto, Portugal

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On 22 February 2017, during the European Project Space organized within the 10th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies held in Porto (Portugal) from 21 to 23 February 2017, Prof. Comani presented a poster on the structure, purposes and achievements of the ANDREA Project. Several researchers with different background and from European and non-European countries asked several questions and showed to be...

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Feb
2017

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Open day at the UdA University campus, Chieti, Italy

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On 14 February 2017, during the Open Day at the University “G. d’Annunzio” of Chieti-Pescara, Prof. Comani presented the ANDREA Project to a group of about 120 students (16-18 years old) from scientific, technical and classical high schools of the Abruzzi region (Italy). Prof. Comani presented the goals of the ANDREA project, how it is implemented, and the potential medical and social impact of the...

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Feb
2017

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Silvia Comani at EEM

by Patrique Fiedler

The secondment of Prof. Silvia Comani (partner BIND-UdA, Academia, Chieti, Italy) takes place from February 1st until February 28th 2017 at EEM (Industry, Berlin, Germany).

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January 2017
Sixth ANDREA Training Course
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Sixth ANDREA Training Course

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The 6th ANDREA Training Course was held on Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 as a satellite symposium of the 26th Burgundy Neuromeeting. (Beaune, France) organized by ANT, a sister company of project partner EEM. For the complete announcment and program please refer to the ANT Neuromeeting 2017 website (www.ant-neuro.com/andrea-course-satellite-symposium).

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Jan
2017
Sixth Supervisory Board Meeting
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Sixth Supervisory Board Meeting

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The 6th Supervisory Board Meeting of the ANDREA Project was held on January 18th, 2017, on the occasion of the ANDREA Satellite Workshop in the frame of the ANT Burgundy Neuromeeting 2017. The supervisory board meeting was moderated by Prof. Jens Haueisen from TUIL. Representatives for all partner institutions of the network participated and discussed the status and future developments of the ANDREA project. Plans...

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Jan
2017

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Invited talk at the Universitätsklinikum Freiburg in Freiburg, Germany

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Patrique Fiedler gave an invited talk entitled “The multipin electrode: An adaptive electrode concept for dry electroencephalography” at the Universitätsklinikum Freiburg on January 11th 2017. About 30 scientists were present and subsequently discussed about potential applications of dry electrodes. The talk was followed by live demonstrations and test measurements with interested participants. The background of the participants ranged from medical physicists, engineers, material scientists to...

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Jan
2017
December 2016

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Meeting, demonstration and hands-on measurements using novel alginate-based hydrogels during a visit of representatives of the company EASYCAP at UPORTO

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Prof. Fonseca, Beatriz Vasconcelos, Paulo Pedrosa and Patrique Fiedler (TUIL) presented the latest developmental results of innocuous alginate-based hydrogels for rapid EEG with a group of representatives of the company EASYCAP from Germany during their visit at UPORTO on December 23rd 2016. After discussing the performed validations, a life-demonstration and hands-on session were performed enabling extensive discussions about the potentials of hydrogels and novel dry...

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Dec
2016
October 2016

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Invited talk “EEG Theory and Applications” at the international workshop “EEG Theory and Applications” in Reykjavik, Iceland

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Dr. Zanow gave an invited talk entitled: “EEG Instruments and Measurement” and gave a Demonstration of EEG measurements and analysis on 21.10.2016 at the international workshop “EEG Theory and Applications” at Reykjavik University, 21-22 October 2016 in Reykjavik, Iceland. About 60 scientist and students were in the audience and discussed about dry electrodes.      

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Oct
2016

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Invited keynote lecture at the 12th ENYSSP conference in Warsaw, Poland

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Prof. Bertollo gave an invited talk entitled: “Brain Proficiency: How to monitor and improve performance using a multimodal psychophysiological approach” at the 12th ENYSSP conference, taking place 21.-22. October 2016 in Warsaw, Poland. During this talk, Prof. Bertollo introduced the novel dry electrodes and their potential advantages with respect to traditional wet electrodes.

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Oct
2016

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Marie Curie Ambassador during the CampusThüringenTour

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On 14th October 2016 the CampusThüringenTour was invited to the Institute of Biomedical Engineering at TUIL. Multiple applications of conventional and dry electrode technologies for Encephalography have been presented to a group of about 18 female pupils. The ANDREA project was presented as an example for multidiscliplinary and international research including its specific goals, implemented, and the potential future impact of the use of dry...

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Oct
2016

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Invited lecture at the 35. Tagung Kryoelektronische Bauelemente (KRYO’ 2016) in Freyburg, Germany

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Prof. Haueisen gave an invited talk entitled: “Measurement and analysis of biomagnetic fields” at the 35. Tagung Kryoelektronische Bauelemente (KRYO’ 2016), taking place 9th of October 2016 in Freyburg, Germany. About 50 scientists were present and discussed about novel sensor technologies for acquisition of bioelectromagnetic signals. The background of the participants ranged from electrical, biomedical to mechanical and materials engineering.

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Oct
2016

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Lucia Velluto at TUIL

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The secondment of Dr. Lucia Velluto takes place from October 1st 2016 until February 28th 2017 from Casa Cura Privata Villa Serena (Industry, Pescara, Italy) to Technische Universität Ilmenau (Academia, Ilmenau, Germany). During parts of the secondment Lucia Velluto will be joined by Dr. Frank Zanow and Dr. Lars Matthäus (eemagine Medical Imaging Solutions GmbH). The focus of the work will be on improving and...

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Oct
2016

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Lars Matthäus at TUIL

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The secondment of Dr. Lars Matthäus takes place from October 1st 2016 until February 28th 2017 from eemagine Medical Imaging Solutions GmbH (Industry, Berlin, Germany) to Technische Universität Ilmenau (Academia, Ilmenau, Germany). During parts of the secondment Lars Matthäus will be joined by Dr. Frank Zanow (eemagine Medical Imaging Solutions GmbH) and Dr. Lucia Velluto (Villa Serena, Industry, Pescara, Italy). The focus of the work...

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Oct
2016

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Poster at the BIOMAG 2016 conference in Seoul, Korea

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Prof. Haueisen presented a poster entitled: “Combination of MEG with dry multipin electrode caps” at the BIOMAG 2016 conference, taking place 1st-6th October 2016 in Seoul, Korea. About 20 scientists visited the poster and discussed about the combination of MEG and dry EEG. The background of the participants ranged from medical physicists, engineers to physicians with interests in biomagnetic signal acquisition and analysis.

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Oct
2016

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Poster at the BIOMAG 2016 conference in Seoul, Korea

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Patrique Fiedler presented a poster entitled: “Innocuous alginate-based hydrogels for rapid EEG monitoring and cleaning” at the BIOMAG 2016 conference, taking place 1st-6th October 2016 in Seoul, Korea. About 15 scientists visited the poster and discussed about novel sensor technologies for EEG acquisition. The background of the participants ranged from medical physicists, engineers to physicians with interests in biomagnetic signal acquisition and analysis.

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Oct
2016

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Poster at the BIOMAG 2016 conference in Seoul, Korea

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Patrique Fiedler presented a poster entitled: “A fingerprint method for the automatic removal of physiological artefacts from EEG recordings” at the BIOMAG 2016 conference, taking place 1st-6th October 2016 in Seoul, Korea. About 20 scientists visited the poster and discussed about dry electrode signal characteristics, related post-processing and EEG artifact detection and rejection. The background of the participants ranged from medical physicists, engineers to physicians...

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Oct
2016

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Talk at the annual conference of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology 2016 in Phoenix, USA

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Prof. Bertollo gave a talk entitled: “Integrating neuroscience into the practice of sport psychology: Assessing processing efficiency during performance” at the annual conference of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology 2016, taking place on October 1st, 2016 in Phoenix, USA. During this talk, Prof. Bertollo introduced the novel dry electrodes and their potential advantages with respect to traditional wet electrodes.

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Oct
2016

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Exhibition stand at the fair during BIOMAG 2016, Seoul, Korea

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This outreach event took place from October 1st to 6th 2016 and was carried out in the frame of the exhibition activities during the annual conference of the 20th International Conference on Biomagnetism (BIOMAG 2016). Novel dry 64 and 8 channel EEG caps and amplifiers developed within the ANDREA project were on display at the exhibition fair. The cap allows for EEG recordings without extensive...

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Oct
2016
September 2016

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Invited talk in Munich, Germany

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Prof. Bertollo gave an invited talk entitled: “Psychophysiological features of recovery-stress balance during the in-season competitive phase in soccer players” at the symposium “Recovery and Performance”, taking place 21st-23rd September 2016 in Munich, Germany. During this talk, Prof. Bertollo introduced the novel dry electrodes and their potential advantages with respect to traditional wet electrodes.

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Sep
2016

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Frank Zanow at TUIL

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The secondment of Dr. Frank Zanow takes place from September 1st until November 30th 2016 from eemagine Medical Imaging Solutions GmbH (Industry, Berlin, Germany) to Technische Universität Ilmenau (Academia, Ilmenau, Germany). During parts of the secondment Frank Zanow will be joined by Dr. Lars Matthäus (eemagine Medical Imaging Solutions GmbH) and Dr. Lucia Velluto (Villa Serena, Industry, Pescara, Italy). The focus of the work will...

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Sep
2016
August 2016

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Talk at the annual international conference IEEE EMBS in Orlando, USA

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Patrique Fiedler gave a talk entitled: “Modular multipin electrodes for comfortable dry EEG” at the annual international conference IEEE EMBS, 16-20 August 2016 in Orlando, USA. About 60 scientists were in the audience and discussed about dry electrodes. The background of the participants ranged from medical physicists, engineers to physicians with interests in various fields of application like neurosciences and biomedical engineering.

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Aug
2016

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Exhibition stand at the fair during IEEE EMBC 2016, Orlando, USA

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This outreach event took place from August 16th to August 20th 2016 and was carried out in the frame of the exhibition activities during the annual conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (IEEE EBMBC 2016). Novel dry 64 and 8 channel EEG caps and amplifiers developed within the ANDREA project were on display at the exhibition fair. The cap allows for...

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Aug
2016
July 2016

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“New sensors and modeling approaches for Electroencephalography” at the SpliTech2016 , Split, Croatia.

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Prof. Haueisen gave an invited talk entitled: “New sensors and modeling approaches for Electroencephalography” on 14.07.2016 at the international conference “SpliTech2016” July 13-15, 2016, Split, Croatia. About 25 scientist were in the audience and discussed about dry electrodes.            

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2016
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June 2016

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Exhibition stand at the fair during OHBM 2016, Geneva, Switzerland

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This outreach event took place from June 26th to June 30th 2016 and was carried out in the frame of the exhibition activities during the annual conference of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM 2016). Novel dry 64 and 8 channel EEG caps and amplifiers developed within the ANDREA project were on display at the exhibition fair. The cap allows for EEG recordings without...

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Jun
2016

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Fifth Supervisory Board Meeting

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The 5th Supervisory Board Meeting of the ANDREA Project was held on June 25th, 2016, on the occasion of the ANDREA Satellite Workshop in the frame of the Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping in Geneva 2016. The supervisory board meeting was organized by Prof. Comani of BIND-UdA. Representatives for all partner institutions of the network participated and discussed the status and...

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Jun
2016
Fifth ANDREA Training Course
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Fifth ANDREA Training Course

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The Fifth ANDREA Training Course was held on June 25th, 2016, in the form of a satellite event to the Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM) in Geneva, Switzerland. The training course, organized by partners BIND-UdA and TUIL, focused on the latest scientific advancements of the ANDREA project. Talks were given on: hardware achievements (Prof. Fonseca/UPORTO; Prof. Haueisen/TUIL; Dr. Zanow/EEM), methods...

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Jun
2016
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Patrique Fiedler at EEM

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The secondment of Patrique Fiedler took place from June 1st to August 31st 2016 from the Institute of Biomedical Engineering and Informatics at the Ilmenau University of Technology (Academia, Ilmenau, Germany) to Eemagine Medical Imaging Solutions GmbH (Industry, Berlin, Germany). During this period, he had extensive scientific discussions with various staff members of Eemagine, in particular with Frank Zanow, Lars Matthäus, Martijn Schreuder, Jiayi Zhao...

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Jun
2016

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Carlos Fonseca at VS

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The secondment of Carlos Fonseca took place from June 1st to June 30th 2016 from the Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto (Academia, Porto, Portugal) to Eemagine Medical Imaging Solutions GmbH (Industry, Berlin, Germany). During this period, he had extensive scientific discussions with various staff members of Eemagine, in particular with Frank Zanow and Lars Matthäus, as well as simultaneously seconded TUIL fellow Patrique Fiedler.

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May 2016
The Mile of Technology / Lange Nacht der Technik at Ilmenau University of Technology , Germany
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The Mile of Technology / Lange Nacht der Technik at Ilmenau University of Technology , Germany

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This activity took place on May 28th and it was carried out in the framework of the “Mile of Technology” / “Lange Nacht der Technik” at the Ilmenau University of Technology. This event is a major 3-annual exhibit of the Ilmenau University of Technology and adjunct institutions enabling the public audience to experience the world of science and technology and get a closer look into...

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May
2016
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Jens Haueisen at Villa Serena

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The secondment of Prof. Jens Haueisen (partner TUIL, Academia, Technical University of Ilmenau, Germany) takes place in May 2016 at partner Villa Serena (Industry, Città S. Angelo, Pescara, Italy). During his secondment, Prof. Haueisen will support the validation of the performance of the first ANDREA demonstrator in neurological patients with respect to the effectiveness of the developed dry electrodes, the easiness of the cap montage...

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May
2016
April 2016

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Girls day at Ilmenau University of Technology , Germany

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This activity took place on April 27th and it was carried out in the framework of the “Girl’s day 2016” at the Ilmenau University of Technology. Live demonstrations on various biosignal acquisition technologies including electroencephalography and electrocardiography were performed.   Therefore, the requirements of conventional electrodes in comparison to novel dry electrodes have been demonstrated and discussed showing several prototypes of the ANDREA project. Impacts...

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Apr
2016
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Open doors at Ilmenau University of Technology, Germany

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This activity took place on April 23rd 2016 and it was carried out in the framework of the “open doors” of the Ilmenau University of Technology. Live demonstration on electroencephalography and online brain activity reconstruction were performed using single dry electrodes and cap prototypes of the ANDREA project. Differences and advantages of the new electrode system were discussed and compared to conventional wet cap systems....

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Apr
2016
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Marie Curie Ambassador at the Professional High School “Di Marzio – Michetti”, Pescara (Italy)

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On 19 April 2016 Prof. Comani visited the Professional High School “Di Marzio – Michetti” in Pescara (Italy), and presented the ANDREA Project to a group of about 150 students (16-18 years old). Prof. Comani started with a presentation of the goals of a IAPP project, and of the importance of international, interdisciplinary and intersectoral research to boost scientific cooperation in Europe. She then presented...

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Apr
2016
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Beatriz Vasconcelos at EEM

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The secondment of Beatriz Vasconcelos took place from April 1st to May 31st 2016 from Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering at the University of Porto (Academia, Porto, Portugal) to Eemagine Medical Imaging Solutions GmbH (Industry, Berlin, Germany). During this period, she had extensive scientific discussions with various staff members of Eemagine, in particular with Lars Matthäus, Martijn Schreuder, Jiayi Zhao and Katharina Hoffmann.

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Apr
2016
March 2016

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“Semana Profissão Engenheiro” at Faculty of Engineering of Porto University, Portugal

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This activity took place from the 14th-20th March 2016 and it was carried out in the framework of the “Semana Profissão Engenheiro” of the Faculty of Engineering of Porto University. A poster was prepared to explain the principles of electroencephalography, the main goals of the ANDREA project and the impact of the dry electrode system to be developed on the way electroencephalography exams will be...

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Mar
2016
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Tongji Zhejiang University, Jiaxing – China

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Prof. Haueisen gave an invited lecture entitled: “Basics of bioelectromagnetism” on 8th of March 2016 at the Tongji Zhejiang University in Jiaxing, China. About 12 students participated and discussed about multiple topics of bioelectric signal acquisition including dry electrodes.              

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2016
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February 2016

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Frank Zanow at BIND-UdA

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The secondment of Dr. Frank Zanow (partner  EEM, Industry, Berlin, Germany) takes place from February 1st until May 31st 2016 at BIND-UdA (Academia, Chieti, Italy). During part of his secondment, Dr. Frank Zanow is joined by Dr. Lars Matthäus (partner  EEM). Dr. Zanow will support the validation of the ANDREA prototype in athletes (WP6, BIND-UdA) and of the software for the correction of artifacts in...

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Feb
2016

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Outreach Activity at the UdA University campus, Chieti (Italy)

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On 16 February 2016,  during the Open Day at the University “G. d’Annunzio” of Chieti-Pescara, Prof. Comani presented the ANDREA Project to a group of about 100 students (16-18 years old) from scientific, technical and classical high schools of the Abruzzi region (Italy).   Prof. Comani presented the goals of the ANDREA project, how it is implemented, and the potential medical and social impact of...

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Carlos Fonseca at Villa Serena

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The secondment of Prof. Carlos Fonseca (partner UPORTO, Academia, Porto, Portugal) takes place from February 11th to March 10th 2016 at partner Villa Serena (clinical commercial partner, Pescara, Italy). Prof. Fonseca will contribute to the validation of the first multichannel cap prototype on patients during a post-stroke rehabilitation as well as on neurological patients (WP7, Villa Serena). Prof. Fonseca will also support the validation of...

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Marie Curie Ambassador Event at TUIL, Germany

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On January 23rd, 2016, 12 participants of a 10th grade class of the high school “Gymnasium Am Lindenberg” in Ilmenau did a workshop on Biomedical Engineering, including a presentation of the dry electrode cap developed in the ANDREA project. There were three young researchers presenting: Dr. Uwe Graichen (PostDoc), Judith Mengelkamp (PhD student) and Stefanie Freitag (PhD student).              ...

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Lars Matthäus at BIND-UdA

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The secondment of Dr. Lars Matthäus (partner  EEM, Industry, Berlin, Germany) takes place from February 1st until March 31st 2016 at BIND-UdA (Academia, Chieti, Italy). During his secondment, Dr. Lars Matthäus joins Dr. Frank Zanow (partner  EEM). Dr. Matthäus will support the validation of the ANDREA prototype in athletes (WP6, BIND-UdA) and of the software for the correction of artifacts in dry EEG signals (WP8,...

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Fourth ANDREA Training Course

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The fourth ANDREA Training Course was held on January 20th, 2016 on the occasion of 25th Burgundy Neuromeeting. (Beaune, France) organized by ANT, a sister company of project partner EEM (programme). The workshop was attended by around 45 participants external to the ANDREA network, including participants from Iceland, UK, Switzerland, France, Germany, and Austria. After a keynote lecture by Prof. Ceon Ramon (University of Washington,...

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Fourth Supervisory Board Meeting
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Fourth Supervisory Board Meeting

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The 4th Supervisory Board Meeting of the ANDREA Project was held on January 20th, 2016, on the occasion of the 25th Burgundy Neuromeeting. organized in Beaune, France, by ANT, a sister company of partner EEM. The scientists in charge of all partners and other staff members of the network partners participated and discussed the status and future developments of the ANDREA project. Plans to organize...

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December 2015

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Patrique Fiedler at Villa Serena

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The secondment of Patrique Fiedler (TUIL) takes place from December 1st to May 31st 2016 at Villa Serena. Mr. Fiedler will contribute to the system prototype testing, and to validate the pre-processing SW developed at BIND-UdA. The cap prototypes will be validated on athletes (at BIND) and neurological patients (Villa Serena). He will support the data acquisition as well as results evaluation. He will further...

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November 2015

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“Bioelectric and biomagnetic signals of the brain”, Saxon Academy of Sciences in Leipzig, Germany

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Prof. Haueisen gave an invited talk entitled: “Bioelectric and biomagnetic signals of the brain: from measurements to source reconstruction” on 13.11.2015 at the Saxon Academy of Sciences in Leipzig, Germany. About 50 distinguished full professors and members of the Saxon Academy of Sciences discussed about bioelectromagnetism including dry electrodes.                

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“Dry electrodes for Electroencephalography”, Cologne, Germany

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Prof. Haueisen gave an invited talk entitled: “Dry electrodes for Electroencephalography” on 12.11.2015 at the international conference “Brain States: Characterization and Neuromodulation by DBS” November 11-13, 2015, Cologne, Germany (https://dbs.veomed.net/). About 60 scientist were in the audience and discussed about dry electrodes.                

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“The future of Biomedical Engineering”- Faculty of Medicine, University Indonesia, Jakarta

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Prof. Haueisen gave an invited talk entitled: “The future of Biomedical Engineering” on 05.11.2015 at the Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia. About 35 lecturers and medical specialist/postgraduate students from the Universitas Indonesia participated and discussed possible research collaborations including the topic of dry electrodes.                

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International University Liaison Indonesia, Jakarta

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Prof. Haueisen gave an invited lecture entitled: “Introduction to bioelectromagnetism” on 04.11.2015 at the International University Liaison Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia. About 25 students participated and discussed about dry electrodes.                

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October 2015
Mid-Term Review Meeting – ANDREA Project
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Mid-Term Review Meeting – ANDREA Project

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The Mid-term review meeting of the ANDREA project took place on 30 October 2015 at partner BIND-UdA. A REA representative, an expert appointed by the REA, and one member of the ANDREA External Advisory Board (Prof. Sandro Sorbi) attended the meeting. To download the Agenda of the meeting click here. The meeting started with a short introduction by the REA representative and with the self-presentations...

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Natural and Medical Sciences Institute (NMI), University of Tübingen, (Germany)

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Prof. Haueisen gave a talk entitled: “Introduction to dry electrodes” on 19.10.2015 at the Natural and Medical Sciences Institute (NMI) at the University of Tübingen, Germany. About 40 scientist participated in a symposium with 4 talks on bioelectric medicine.          

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7th Italian National Congress for Human Movement Sciences, Padua (Italy)

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During the 7th National Congress of the Italian Society for Human Movement Sciences, held on 2-4 October 2015 in Padua (Italy), Prof. Maurizio Bertollo has presented the purpose and expected results of the ANDREA project, and its potential impact for basic and applied research in Human Movement Science and Sport Psychology. The audience, composed of scientists in the field and professionals in various sport disciplines,...

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Beatriz Vasconcelos at Villa Serena

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The secondment of Beatriz Vasconcelos (UPORTO) at Villa Serena took place from October 1st to December 31st 2015. During her secondment, she contributed to prototype tests of the ANDREA dry electrode caps in multiple volunteers and test scenarios. The tests included standard test paradigms, a first test on athletes (both performed at the BIND Center in Chieti) as well as tests on volunteering patients in...

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September 2015
Human Machine Interaction Summer School, Monopoli-Puglia (Italy)
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Human Machine Interaction Summer School, Monopoli-Puglia (Italy)

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In the week 14-18 September 2015, the Department of Electrical and Information Engineering of the Polytechnic University of Bari (Italy) organized the first International Summer School on Human Machine Interactions (http://www.hmiss.it ). About 60 Master and PhD students and young researchers attended the school. They are mainly working in the field of robotics, electrical engineering and computer science, but some researchers working in the field of...

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2nd International Conference on Basic and Clinical Multimodal Imaging, Utrecht (Netherlands)

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During the 2nd International Conference on Basic and Clinical Multimodal Imaging, held on 1-5 September 2015 in Utrecht (Netherlands), several Fellow of the ANDREA consortium – namely Prof. Silvia Comani (BIND-UdA), Prof. Jens Haueisen (TUIL), Dr. Uwe Graichen (TUIL) and Patrique Fiedler (TUIL) presented results of the ANDREA project, and its potential impact for basic and applied research in Human Neuroscience. This joint conference of...

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August 2015
Third Supervisory Board Meeting
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Third Supervisory Board Meeting

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The 3rd Supervisory Board Meeting of the ANDREA Project was held on August 20th, 2015, on the occasion of the International Summer School in Biomedical Engineering – New Instrumentation for brain measurements and stimulation – held in Wittenberg, Germany, on 16-28 August 2015 (click here to go into the external link). The scientists in charge and other staff members of all ANDREA partners participated in...

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Third ANDREA Training Course

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The third ANDREA Training Course has taken place within the framework of the International Summer School in Biomedical Engineering – New Instrumentation for brain measurements and stimulation – held in Wittenberg, Germany, on 16-28 August 2015 (click here to go into the external link). The main objective (program) of the International Summer School was to provide in depth education on new technical developments in modalities...

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Contribution to VDE working comittee on lightning safety, Germany

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VDE is the German Electrical Engineers association. Among many other activities, VDE gives out statements to the general public and also to the scientific and professional communities. Recently, we were involved into lightning safety issues in the German expert commission and did some simulations for that. Those simulations were based on our finite element models used also for our EEG computations. The report enclosed (in...

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July 2015

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Gabriella Tamburro at EEM

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The secondment of Gabriella Tamburro (partner BIND-UdA, Academia, Chieti, Italy) took place from 5 July until 4 October 2015 at partner ERMEEM (Industry, Berlin, Germany). During the time spent in Berlin she contributed to WP5 (EEM) by focusing on several aspects of the EEG acquisition and analysis software used with the dry electrode cap system: 1) the improvement of the source localization algorithms, and 2)...

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2nd International Scientific Symposium “Sense. Enable. SPITSE, St. Petersburg (Russia)

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During the 2nd International Scientific Symposium “Sense. Enable. SPITSE.”, held on 22 June to 3July 2015 in St. Petersburg (Russia), Prof. Jens Haueisen (TUIL) presented results of the ANDREA project, highlighting its potential impact and application in bioelectric signal acquisitions. The project SPITSE is the trilateral Strategic Partnership of engineering science departments of Ilmenau University of Technology (Germany), St. Petersburg Electrotechnical University “LETI” (Russia), and...

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21st Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, Hawaii (USA)

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During the 21st Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, held on 14-18June 2015 in Honolulu, Hawaii (USA), Patrique Fiedler (TUIL) presented a contribution entitled “Validation of a dry multichannel Electroencephalography cap in a multi volunteer study” (1820). The contribution was based on results of the first ANDREA prototype measurements and pre-validations, highlighting the quality and reproducibility of the acquired EEG data. During...

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2015
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IUPESM 2015 World Congress on Medical Physics & Biomedical Engineering, Toronto (Canada)

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During the IUPESM 2015 World Congress on Medical Physics & Biomedical Engineering (WC2015), held on 7 to 12 June 2015 in Toronto (Canada), the ANDREA fellows Prof. Jens Haueisen, Dr. Uwe Graichen and Patrique Fiedler (all TUIL) presented results of the ANDREA dry electrode and cap development as well as algorithm development for online artifact detection and rejection. The World Congress is one of the...

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Lorenzo Schinaia at TUIL

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The secondment of Lorenzo Schinaia took place from the 1 June until 31 August 2015 from from Partner Villa Serena to partner TUIL (Academia, Ilmenau, Germany). During the secondment, Lorenzo Schinaia has developed and tested the final release of the software toolbox for the detection and rejection of artifacts affecting EEG signals. The procedure is based on the Fingerprints procedure, and the purpose of the...

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2015

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Lars Matthäus at TUIL

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The secondment of Dr. Lars Matthäus took place from June 1st until June 30th 2015 from eemagine Medical Imaging Solutions GmbH (Industry, Berlin, Germany) to Technische Universität Ilmenau (Academia, Ilmenau, Germany). During his secondment, Lars Matthäus was joined by Dr. Frank Zanow (eemagine Medical Imaging Solutions GmbH). The main work done by Lars Matthäus during his secondment was on tasks of work package 2 (2.2,...

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Visiting professors and students from East Carolina University, USA – UdA, Chieti (Italy)

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On 27 May 2015 Prof. Maurizio Bertollo organized a Seminar on “Physical activity and Lifestyle during lifespan: Italian policy and interventions” at the University “G. d’Annunzio” of Chieti on the occasion of the visit of a group of professors and students from the College of Health and Human Performance, East Carolina University, Greenville, South Carolina, USA. The seminar was devoted to explore the various benefits...

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50th Anniversary of the University “G. D’Annunzio” Chieti-Pescara, Italy

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On 25 May 2015 the University “G. d’Annunzio” of Chieti-Pescara organized an Open Day on Research on the occasion of the celebration of the 50th anniversary of its foundation. The event, organized by the Department of Medicine and Aging Science to which the BIND Center is affiliated, focused on the relationship between organization and research (download the flyer here). At the end of the first...

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Frank Zanow at TUIL

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The secondment of Dr. Frank Zanow took place from May 1st until July 31st 2015 from eemagine Medical Imaging Solutions GmbH (Industry, Berlin, Germany) to Technische Universität Ilmenau (Academia, Ilmenau, Germany). During parts of the secondment Frank Zanow was joined by Dr. Lars Matthäus (eemagine Medical Imaging Solutions GmbH). The main focus of the performed work by Frank Zanow during his secondment was on tasks...

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Open Day at the University “G. D’Annunzio” Chieti-Pescara, Italy

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This activity took place on 12 May 2015 within the framework of the Open Day at the University “G. d’Annunzio” of Chieti-Pescara, in the Chieti campus. Prof. Comani presented the ANDREA Project to a group of more than 200 students (16-18 years old) from several scientific, technical and classical high schools of the Abruzzi region (Italy). Prof. Comani presented the goals of the ANDREA project...

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April 2015

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Open doors at Ilmenau University of Technology

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This activity took place on April 25th and it was carried out in the framework of the “open doors” of the Ilmenau University of Technology. Live demonstration on electroencephalography were performed using single dry electrodes and cap prototypes of the ANDREA project. Differences and advantages of the new electrode system were discussed and compared to conventional wet cap systems. Impacts on current research as well...

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Girls day at Ilmenau University of Technology

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This activity took place on April 23rd and it was carried out in the framework of the “girls day 2015” of the Ilmenau University of Technology. Live demonstrations on various biosignal acquisition technologies including electroencephalography and electrocardiography were performed. Therefore, the requirements of conventional electrodes in comparison to novel dry electrodes have been demonstrated and discussed showing several prototypes of the ANDREA project. Impacts on...

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50th Anniversary of the International Society of Sport Psychology (ISSP) Rome, Italy

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This activity took place within the framework of the event organized for the 50th Anniversary of the International Society of Sport Psychology (ISSP) “A Bridge from the Past to the Future”, held in Rome (Italy), 19-20 April 2015. The goals of the ANDREA project and the expected impact of the novel device in sport settings were presented explaining how it could improve the understanding of...

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Stand at the Hannover Messe fair 2015, Hannover, Germany
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Stand at the Hannover Messe fair 2015, Hannover, Germany

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This activity took place on from April 13th to Arpil 17th and was carried out in the framework of the “Hannover Messe” exhibition of the  Ilmenau University of Technology. The novel dry 97-channel EEG cap developed within the ANDREA project was on display at the HANNOVER MESSE fair, the world’s biggest industrial fair. The cap allows for EEG recordings without extensive preparation and is thus...

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Maurizio Bertollo at EEM

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During his secondment at partner EEM, Maurizio Bertollo was joined by Silvia Comani, also from partner BIND-UdA. The main focus of this conjoint secondment was to provide requirements and targeted functional parameters for use of the cap system in athletes. Several aspects of the constraints of EEG acquisitions in sport science were addressed in order to develop reliable protocols that guarantee suitable procedure for EEG...

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2015

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Silvia Comani at EEM

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During her secondment at partner EEM, Silvia Comani was joined by Maurizio Bertollo, also from partner BIND-UdA. The main focus of this conjoint secondment was to provide requirements and targeted functional parameters for use of the cap system in athletes. Several aspects of the dry electrode EEG acquisition system were addressed in order to develop a system and an analytical toolbox suitable for applications in...

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2015

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Lucia Velluto at UPORTO

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During the secondment at the University of Porto (UPORTO) in April 2015, Dr. Lucia Velluto joined Lorenzo Schinaia from the same partner Villa Serena (Italy) to investigate, together with the experts at UPORTO, the performance of the developed new dry electrode EEG system. Dr. Velluto and the staff members of UPORTO have been discussing and testing advantages and disadvantages of the new gel based EEG...

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Lars Matthäus at UPORTO

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The secondment of Lars Matthäus took place from March 23 until April 22, 2015 from eemagine Medical Imaging Solutions GmbH (Industry, Berlin, Germany) to University of Porto (Academic partner, Porto, Portugal). Work package 1 of the ANDREA project was worked at during the time in Porto, specifically the optimization of the metallic coating of the electrodes and coating performance measures. Dr. Matthäus continued with his...

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2015

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Frank Zanow at UPORTO

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The secondment of Frank Zanow took place from March 23 until April 22, 2015 from eemagine Medical Imaging Solutions GmbH (Industry, Berlin, Germany) to University of Porto (Academic partner, Porto, Portugal). Work package 1 of the ANDREA project was tackled during his time in Porto, specifically the improvement of the fabrication methods for the electrode metallization and electrode coating quality checks. The metallization process was...

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2015

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“Semana Profissão Engenheiro” of the FEUP, Portugal

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This activity took place from the 9-11th March 2015 and it was carried out in the framework of the “Semana Profissão Engenheiro” of the Faculty of Engineering of Porto University.  A poster was prepared to explain the basics of electroencephalography, the goals of the ANDREA project and the impact of the device to be developed from the social and medical points of view.   The...

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Lorenzo Schinaia at UPORTO

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The secondment of Lorenzo Schinaia took place from the 1 March until 31 May 2015 from Casa di Cura “Villa Serena” del Dott. L. Petruzzi (Private Health, Città Sant’Angelo – Pescara, Italy) to University of Porto “U.PORTO (FEUP)” (Academia, Porto, Portugal). During the secondment Lorenzo Schinaia at University of Porto (FEUP) two objectives are been executed.  In the first month of period (March), a specific software...

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February 2015

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University of Information Technology and Management Rzeszów, Poland

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On Feb 20, 2015, Prof. Jens Haueisen gave a talk at the University of Information Technology and Management in Rzeszów, Poland. The title was “Dry electrodes for Electroencephalography: from basic research to a clinical product”. The lecture was addressing the fundamentals of dry electrodes and specifically also the translation into a clinical product. About 35 Researchers and students from the University of Information Technology and...

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Carl-Zeiss Colloquium Jena, Germany

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On Feb 17, 2015, Prof. Jens Haueisen gave a talk in German at the Carl-Zeiss Colloquium in Jena. He presented Ophthalmology related work and also the dry electrodes development in the ANDREA project. About 40 people in the audience, mostly from the company Carl-Zeiss and from the Friedrich Schiller University in Jena, were informed about the latest developments in Biomedical Engineering including the dry electrodes...

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Uwe Graichen at EEM

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During his secondment at partner EEM, Uwe Graichen joined Carlos Fonseca and Paulo Pedrosa from partner UPORTO. Several aspects of the EEG acquisition system design were addressed in order proceed with the development of the novel EEG acquisition technology. Exemplary aspects were: 1) Selection of integrated circuit components related to embedded software; 2) Specification of system requirements with respect to embedded software; 3) Support for...

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2015

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Paulo Pedrosa at EEM

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During his secondment at partner EEM, Paulo Pedrosa was joined by Carlos Fonseca, also from partner UPORTO. The purpose of the secondment of Paulo Pedrosa to EEM was to discuss the optimization of the coating procedure of the multipin dry electrodes. The discussion focused on several key issues: 1) the deformation of the base plates; 2) possible improvement of the fixation procedure; 3) the scaling-up...

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2015

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Carlos Fonseca at EEM

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During his secondment at partner EEM, Carlos Fonseca was joined by Paulo Pedrosa, also from partner UPORTO. The purpose of the secondment of Carlos Fonseca to EEM was to assess whether the developed coating procedure produced any damage to the polyurethane substrate. The best coating procedure was identified. Dry electrode testing for EEG acquisitions were performed.

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January 2015
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Second ANDREA Training Course

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The second ANDREA Training Course (download the programme here) was held on January 21st, 2015 on the occasion of the 24th Burgundy Neuromeeting, Beaune, France organized by ANT, a sister company of partner EEM. The workshop was attended by 41 participants external to the ANDREA network. After a presentation of the ANDREA project (Silvia Comani BIND-UdA), scientific presentations the process of developing the multi-pin electrodes and...

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Second Supervisory Board Meeting
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Second Supervisory Board Meeting

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The 2nd Supervisory Board Meeting of the ANDREA Project was held on January 21st, 2015,on the occasion of the 24th Burgundy Neuromeeting organized in Beaune, France, by ANT, a sister company of partner EEM. (click here to go into the external link). The scientists in charge of all partners (except Villa Serena), a member of the External Advisory Board, and other staff members of the...

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November 2014

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University of Hongkong, China

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Dr. Frank Zanow held an invited talk at the Chinese University of Hongkong (CUHK), Biomedical Engineering Department in November 2014. In his talk, entitled “Dry electrodes in BCI for neuro rehabilitation of upper limb motor control” he also addressed possible opportunities for future cooperation with the research group of Prof. Raymond Tong.

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Medica 2014 – Düsseldorf, Germany
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Medica 2014 – Düsseldorf, Germany

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More than 4,800 exhibitors from 67 nations came MEDICA 2014 in Düsseldorf, Germany. The Institute of Biomedical Engineering and Informatics at the TU Ilmenau was one of these exhibitors and the dry electrodes were a key exhibit at the booth. Medica is the world’s largest fair for medical technology. Medica took place 12. – 15. November 2014 and had an exhibition space of app. 116,000...

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2014
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Lucia Velluto at UPORTO

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The purpose of the secondment of Lucia Velluto at partner UPORTO was to transfer part of her expertise in clinical neurology and multimodal acquisitions in neuroscience to the technical staff members of UPORTO. In particular, Lucia Velluto contributed to the identification of the disadvantages of gel-based electrodes that should be overcome with the dry electrode concept. She also contributed to assess issues such as patient...

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2014

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Edson Filho at EEM

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The purpose of the secondment of Edson Filho was to collaborate with the staff members of partner EEM to develop experimental protocols involving the use of a dry-electrode EEG system that are suitable for sport applications. To this aim, an extensive review of the literature was made, and EEG acquisitions during table tennis matches were performed.

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October 2014

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University of Oldenburg, Germany

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Invited lecture at University of Oldenburg. Prof. Jens Haueisen gave on 21. October 2014 an invited talk at the University of Oldenburg. In his talk, he addressed the influence of volume conductor modeling on source reconstruction in MEG and EEG as well as the latest developments in the comparison of EEG and MEG recordings, including dry electrode technology.

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September 2014

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Tongji University Shanghai, China

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Prof. Jens Haueisen gave between 15. September – 26. September 2014 a series of lectures at the Tongji Zhejiang College, Tongji University, China. The lectures were addressing the fundamentals of biomedical engineering and specifically bioelectric and biomagnetic modelling and recording techniques. The latest developments in dry EEG measurement techniques were also presented. Biomedical Engineering students from the Tongji Zhejiang College, Tongji University, got acquainted with...

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2014
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Frank Zanow at TUIL

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During his secondment at partner TUIL, Frank Zanow was joined by Lars Matthäus, also from partner EEM. The main focus of this conjoint secondment was to perform an extensive research on state-of-the-art concepts as well as scientific publications on recent electrode preamplification electronics, with the final goal to set up a list of electronics requirements as well as a list of electrochemical characteristics of the...

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2014

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Lars Matthäus at TUIL

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During his secondment at partner TUIL, Lars Matthäus was joined by Frank Zanow, also from partner EEM. The main focus of this conjoint secondment was to perform an extensive research on state-of-the-art concepts as well as scientific publications on recent electrode preamplification electronics, with the final goal to set up a list of electronics requirements as well as a list of electrochemical characteristics of the...

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2014
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First Supervisory Board Meeting

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The 1st Supervisory Board Meeting of the ANDREA Project was held on Sept 2nd, 2014, in Berlin, Germany, at partner EEM. The scientists in charge of all partners, a member of the External Advisory Board, and other staff members of the network partners participated in the meeting. At first, the Minutes of the Kick-off Meeting (29 Jan 2014) were approved, then the overall progress of...

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2014
First ANDREA Training Course
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First ANDREA Training Course

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The first ANDREA Training Course has taken place the 1-2 September 2014 to eemagine Medical Imaging Solutions GmbH, Ilmenau, Germany. The program of the course included technical lectures on hardware and software developments (new EEG technology) and lectures on Grant Writing and IPR Issues . The Aims of the ANDREA training courses are been dedicated to the teaching of specific technical/applicative topics and transferable skills,...

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August 2014

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19th International Conference on Biomagnetism, Halifax (Canada)

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During the 19th International Conference on Biomagnetism (BIOMAG2014) held on 24-28August 2014 in Halifax (Canada), Prof. Jens Haueisen (TUIL) and Patrique Fiedler (TUIL) presented results of the ANDREA project progress, specifically dry electrode and cap developments. The BIOMAG is one of the foremost international conferences for the researchers working in the fields of biomagnetism with more than 23 topical symposia, 4 poster sessions and 5...

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Aug
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University of Hongkong, China

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Dr. Frank Zanow gave an invited talk at the Chinese University of Hongkong (CUHK), Department of Psychology. In his talk, he addressed aspects of the feasability of dry electrodes in psychology with respect to event related potentials (requirements, applicability, artefacts etc.).

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Aug
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July 2014

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Ilmenau University of Technology, Ilmenau, Germany

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This activity took place on Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 and it was carried out in the framework of the “International Summer School SPITSE“ organized by the Ilmenau University of Technology, the Electrotechnical University St. Petersburg “LETI”, and the National Research University Moscow Power Engineering Institute. The invited lectures (90 min) provided information on fundamentals of electrode technologies, aims of current and future research as well...

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Lars Matthäus at UPORTO

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In this secondment Dr. Matthäus was involved in the electrochemical characterization of the properties of electrode samples. He was introduced to the data analysis carried out on these samples and worked on the experimental setup to acquire valid data. Dr. Matthäus acquired extensive technical knowledge about the electrochemical characterization in material science and about data analysis techniques, and also he provided information to the hosting...

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Amsterdam, Netherlands

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During the ECSS conference in the RAI in Amsterdam from 1st to 4th of July 2014, we showed a presentation about the ANDREA project on a dedicated monitor on one side of the ANT Neuro booth. It was directed at one of the exits of the main auditorium (max 800 attendees). At the same time it was located near a coffee corner. As such, the presentation...

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European Conference on Sport Sciences, Amsterdam, Netherlands

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EEM showed a presentation about the ANDREA project on a dedicated monitor on one side of the ANT Neuro booth. It was directed at one of the exits of the main auditorium (max 800 attendees). At the same time it was located near a coffee corner. As such, the presentation gained moderate attention of passersby, with lot of interaction with persons who were interested in...

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June 2014

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ECM Course on “Gender Medicine”, Pescara Italy

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During an ECM course on “Gender Medicine” held in Pescara on June  19, 2014, Lucia Velluto, scientist in charge of Villa Serena, disseminated the scope and impact of the ANDREA  for clinicians and patients towards internal and external medical and  paramedical staff.

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Jun
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Frank Zanow at UPORTO

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The purpose of this secondment period of Frank Zanow is to acquire technical knowledge about the coating procedure of the electrodes, and the ways to analyze electrical and mechanical properties of these.  Specifically the optimization of the metallization procedure for the electrodes and electrode coating quality assessment.

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May 2014

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Rovereto (Trento), Italy

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This activity took place within the framework of the XX National Congress of the Italian Sport Psychology Society (AIPS) “Tradizione e innovazione: sfide per la psicologia dello sport e dell’esercizio” held in Rovereto (Trento, Italy), 23-25 May 2014. A short presentation was prepared to explain the basics of electroencephalography, the goals of the ANDREA project and the impact of the device in sport settings with the...

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Carlos Fonseca at EEM

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The secondment of Carlos Fonseca at EEM aimed at the Choice of the best polymer for the substrate material for the dry electrodes, at the optimization of the plating technique, at the handling of the waste from the coating process, and at the optimization of the whole coating process.

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May
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April 2014

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Ilmenau University of Technology, Ilmenau, Germany

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This activity took place on April 29th and May 6th 2014 and was carried out in the framework of lecture series “Grundlagen der medizinischen Messtechnik” (“Fundamentals of medical measurements”) in two subsequent lectures and a corresponding seminar. The lectures provided information on fundamentals of electrode technologies, aims of current and future research as well as ANDREA project results. Both, the lectures and the seminar also included...

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Apr
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Ilmenau University of Technology, Ilmenau, Germany

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This activity took place on April 26th and it was carried out in the framework of the “open doors” of the Ilmenau University of Technology. Live demonstration on electroencephalography were performed using dry electrode prototypes of the ANDREA project. Differences and advantages of the new electrode system were discussed and compared to conventional wet cap systems. Impacts on current research as well as future fields...

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Apr
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Patrique Fielder at EEM

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The secondment of Patrique Fielder at EEM aimed at working at the selection of the substrate material and coating procedure for the dry electrodes,  at the electrodes shape and fixation in the cap network, and at the development of the electronics.

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Apr
2014

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Paulo Pedrosa at EEM

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The secondment of Paulo Pedrosa at EEM aimed at working at the selection of the substrate material and coating procedure for the dry electrodes, at the electrodes shape and fixation in the cap network, and at the development of the electronics.

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March 2014

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National University of Singapur

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In March 2014 Dr. Frank Zanow gave an invited talk at the National University of Singapur, Department of Psychology. In his talk, he addressed aspects of the feasability of dry electrodes in psychology with respect to event related potentials (requirements, applicability, artefacts etc.).

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Porto University, Porto, Portugal

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This activity took place from the 12-14th March 2014 and it was carried out in the framework of the “open week” of the Faculty of Engineering of Porto University. A poster was prepared to explain the basics of electroencephalography, the goals of the ANDREA project and the impact of the device to be developed from the social and medical points of view. The results obtained...

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Mar
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January 2014
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Kick-off Meeting

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The Kick-off Meeting of the ANDREA Project was held in Beaune (France) on January 29, 2014, on the occasion of the Burgundy Neuromeeting organized annually by ANT, a sister company of eemagine Medical Imaging Solutions GmbH. The scientists in charge of all partners and the members of the External Advisory Board participated in the meeting, during which the Consortium Agreement was concluded, the organization of...

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January 2014