IDEA-FAST Meeting on the Clinical Observation Study in Kiel, May 2022  

On May 30 and 31, members of IDEA-FAST met in Kiel, Germany, to prepare for the start of the Clinical Observation Study (COS). The University Medical Centre Schleswig-Holstein as sponsor of the COS with their Neurogeriatrics Lab prepared the meeting for representatives from almost all clinical sites participating in the project. Important aspects of recruitment […]


IDEA-FAST will be represented at the annual IBD-DACH congress (inflammatory bowel disease, Germany, Austria, Switzerland). Professor Fai Ng is going to give a presentation on IDEA-FAST as an overview on eHealth in general and the use of digital endpoints in IBD research.

Season greetings, end of year update – letter from the project coordinator

Dear all, With the end of 2021 and the Christmas season approaching, I am writing to express my gratitude and to congratulate you on your contributions and achievements over the past 12 months. It has been a real pleasure and privilege to work with this amazing consortium. Despite the intensely challenging circumstances, you have once […]

Data Standards in IDEA-FAST

One of the main goals of the IDEA-FAST project is to identify novel digital measures for fatigue and sleep disturbances. To achieve this goal, a large amount of data, including clinical data (e.g., demographic data of the recruited patients) and device data (e.g., data collected by sensors and wearable devices for monitoring fatigue, sleep and […]

Ioannis Pandis (Janssen) new Interim Project Lead for IDEA-FAST

We are pleased to welcome Ioannis Pandis as the Interim Project Lead for IDEA-FAST, who is taking over the role from Fred Baribaud. Ioannis is already contributing to the project as the Industry Lead for WP3 (Digital Devices & Technology) and will be able to ensure a smooth transition as we move from completing the […]

IMI News: An initiative to help researchers navigate new reality & roles

The Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) has shared the latest joint vision from MOBILISE-D and IDEA-FAST to strengthen R&D in the area of remote monitoring! Read the news here:

Mobilise-D and IDEA-FAST are pleased to announce the creation of the Digital Health Catalyst (DHC)

Mobilise-D is working on digital mobility assessment in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), Parkinson’s disease (PD), multiple sclerosis (MS) and recovery from proximal femoral fracture (PFF). IDEA-FAST is working to identify digital endpoints to assess fatigue, sleep disturbances and activities of daily living in neurodegenerative disorders and immune-mediated inflammatory diseases, including Parkinson’s disease (PD), Huntington’s […]

IDEA-FAST and Mobilise-D join forces to strengthen research and development of digital biomarkers

Mobilise-D and IDEA-FAST, two IMI projects that aim to develop real-world digital outcomes, have announced their plan to collaborate, to bring synergy and increase the impact and benefits of the digital health technologies developed by both projects. The collaboration will exploit common themes and approaches across the projects, to develop digital biomarkers in mobility, sleep […]

New Blog post on benefits of IDEA-FAST outcomes

Professor Walter Maetzler from Universitätsklinikum Schleswig-Holstein wrote a blog post on his personal motivation for participating in the IDEA-FAST project and the potential impact our project can have on defining and measuring fatigue. Is it really possible to measure fatigue with small portable electronic devices that we can almost buy in the supermarket these days? […]