INDICO - Individualized Connected Health

Length of project: 
8.2012 to 12.2013
Source of the funding: 
Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation (TEKES)
Committed funding: 
EUR 77 000
Description of project: 
The aim of this project is to produce a ‘roadmap’ of different service concepts addressing individual citizens, business companies (for occupational health care, consumer health services) and public health and care organizations, including a full analysis of new financial models. It is a multidisciplinary approach which take into account the aspects how individuals can better promote the health with the knowledge of his/her health data. Also, economic evaluations are used to assist in setting priorities for resource allocation decisions and designing services when there are competing health interventions and limited resources.
Research consortium or cooperation partners: 
Project Coordinator Marita Perälä-Heape, Director of Centre for Health and Technology (CHT), Computational Medicine Research Group, Oulu University Institute of Biomedicine, Oulu University, Biology Department, Oulu University, Centre for Wireless Communications, CWC, OBS team: Senior Research Fellow Saara Pekkarinen, Professor Veikko Seppänen, Professor Pauliina Ulkuniemi, Senior Research Fellow Satu Nätti and Doctoral Student Minna Lappi.
(Anticipated) results of the project: 
The scientific results of this project will be published in appropriate scientific forums and the project will also disseminate its Vision by present it to various relevant events.
Contact person: 
Senior Research Fellow Saara Pekkarinen (

Last updated: 20.12.2019