IDEA-FAST on the USA Digital Biomarker Summit

The Digital Biomarker Summit USA will bring together industry leaders who will present the work that is currently underway with DHTs and digital biomarkers, aiming to drive the industry forward through education and collaboration. This event will present examples across a variety of domains, including motor function/mobility, cognitive function, sensory function, and physiological measurement. Additionally, […]

Final Report Released for EFPIA’s Workshop on Enhancing Patient-Centric Outcome Measures and Clinical Trials with Digital Health Technologies

We’re thrilled to announce that the final event report for the multi-stakeholder workshop on Enhancing Patient-Centric Outcome Measures and Clinical Trials with Digital Health Technologies, organized by the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations last December, is now available! IDEA-FAST is proud to have been a part of this workshop and to contribute to […]

IDEA-FAST Featured in IHI

We are proud to have one of our latest publications featured by the Innovative Health Inntiative (IHI). Find out more here: Wearable technologies can reliably measure fatigue and disturbed sleep in chronic disease ( IHI is a public-private partnership (PPP) between the European Union and the European life science industries. Their core goals are to […]

Early Career Researcher Spotlight – Jennifer Kudelka

In the second spotlight we talk to Dr. Jennifer Kudelka. She is a medical doctor at the Department of Neurology of the University Hospital in Kiel. After finishing her medical studies in 2021 and completing her doctoral thesis in neurogeriatrics, she started a position as a clinician scientist, which allows her to combine clinical and […]

IDEA-FAST 2023 General Assembly

We are excited to announce that the IDEA-FAST 2023 General Assembly was a great success! The event was held in Barcelona on 16 and 17 March, with attendance of 100 consortium members from 40 organizations, both in person and online, including 7 attendees from the clinical sites. The meeting included plenary and breakout sessions that […]

Interview with New Associate PI of Newcastle

Dr. Jan Dixon, physician and researcher at the Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle, is the new Associate Principal Investigator of UNEW in the IDEA-FAST project. 1.      You’re the new associate principal investigator of the NEWCASTLE. What does this entail? Can you walk us through your new role and associated responsibilities? This role offers an opportunity to […]

Early Career Researcher Spotlight – Chloe Hinchliffe

We are launching a new segment to present the work of Early Career Researchers in IDEA-FAST.  In this first instalment, we talk to Chloe Hinchliffe, a  postdoctoral researcher in the Brain and Movement (BAM) Research Group at the Translational and Clinical Research Institute of Newcastle University.   Chloe received her integrated master’s degree in Medical Engineering (MEng) at the […]

#1 Newsletter of the IDEA-FAST COS

Dear readers, The Clinical Observation Study (COS) is on a roll, and we are proud to present the first Newsletter of the IDEA-FAST COS, with the latest recruitment status. The COS is an ambitious study with the aim to identify digital endpoints to better assess fatigue and sleep disturbances. To gather a significant sample size […]