New innovation center brings cross-technological cooperation to the field of well-being

Centre for Health and Technology, an innovation center which the University of Oulu is a participant in, started its operations in the beginning of August. The offices of CHT are in the premises of CIE, Center for Internet Excellence, in the Linnanmaa campus.

The center promotes cross-technological cooperation between the fields of medicine, ICT technology, medical technology, sciences, biosciences, well-being field and health care. CHT will focus on the individual approach to human health and well-being, genes and lifestyle, and wireless health monitoring and care.

Maritta Perälä-Heape, Ph.D., has been appointed head of the Centre for Health and Technology until 31 June 2014.

Last updated: 26.8.2011