New Paper Published on Fatigue and Sleep Assessment through Digital Wearables

Our newly published research presents results on using wearable sensing technology to assess fatigue and sleep in patients with chronic diseases. The article provides clinicians with insights on monitoring patients in the natural everyday settings of a patient’s daily life. In the future, wearable sensors could capture the effect the disease has on the patient’s […]

#1 Newsletter of the IDEA-FAST COS

Dear readers, The Clinical Observational 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 […]

Newcastle University Begins Recruitment for Clinical Observation Study

We are delighted to announce that Newcastle University has recruited two patients for the start of the IDEA-FAST Clinical Observation Study. The goal of the study and indeed the IDEA-FAST project is to identify, profile and validate digital solutions based on mobile or residential technology for remote assessment of fatigue and sleep disturbances that could […]

IDEA-FAST Meeting on the Clinical Observational 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 Observational 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 […]

IDEA-FAST Science Showcase

On 1st December 2021, IDEA-FAST invited its consortium members to join an internal Science Showcase. The aim of the Science Showcase was to review the Feasibility Study (FS) data and brainstorm the next analysis steps in a clinical context and in the light of the feedback we have received from European Medicines Agency (EMA) on […]