SMARTBEAR in European Online Week of Active & Healthy Ageing by Prof. Luiza Spyrou

AL Forum has gathered hundreds of attendees every year for the last decade, and we are now ready to expand our community event further by going forward and continuing our discussions in a format that will allow go beyond our immediate community and invite more perspectives, regions and levels of decision-makers.

Presentation will be by Prof. Luiza Spiru, MD, PhD

Professor of Geriatrics, Gerontology and Old Age Psychiatry
“Carol Davila” University of Medicine and Pharmacy
Head of the Excellece Clinical Department Elias University Hospital(
President “Ana ASLAN” International Foundation (

European Online Week of Active & Healthy Ageing


Sphynx Technology Solutions, a SMARTBEAR partner participated in the “Career Day: Meet the companies” virtual event, organised by the Graduate Student’s Association of Computer Science Department of the University of Crete.

Michalis Smyrlis, who participated on behalf of Sphynx, had the chance to disseminate SmartBear early outcomes to more than 90 participants of both the academic and industry fields.


SMART BEAR in Portuguese news

Through the research and innovation project funded by the European Community program Horizon 2020 – SMART BEAR, the pilot of pilots in Madeira will make available to the population the technology HOLOBALANCE, which consists of specific equipment to promote a virtual personalized and motivational training to patients and users with balance disorders

JUNE 2021

SMART BEAR in the HEART project

Smart Bear has been invited to the final conference of HEART project: HEalth related Activity Recognition system based on IoT – an interdisciplinary training program for young researchers, to be held online on July 6, 2021. HEART project is funded by the European Commission in the framework of Horizon 2020 – Marie Curie Actions. The partnership is composed of University of Macerata, Catholic University of Leuven (Belgium) and the multinational company Philips (Netherlands). The aim of the project is the development of an integrated platform of health and wellbeing services able to compete in both European and Chinese market. The aim of the conference is to present scientific results of HEART project. Moreover, the final event will highlight the project results also in terms of innovative doctoral training, presenting the HEART experience with regard to exposure to not academic sector, interdisciplinarity, transversal skills, international dimension, thus contributing to the ongoing discussion on the skills needed for researchers in the Internet of Things sector. HEART is one of the very first Industrial doctorates, integrating Information Technologies with the Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH). It has been inspired by the perspective of technical innovation totally integrated with SSH innovation: Internet of Things innovation is driven by consumer needs, embedding legal issues, and with the aim to enhance European firms competitiveness for an effective and lasting market penetration in China. The project has allowed the formation of 4 researchers in the field of ICT, 1 legal expert and 1 international business expert, that have acquired high-level skills and innovative knowledge in the project research fields based on a strong interdisciplinary attitude. Lastly, the HEART final conference will offer to the interested companies the opportunity to meet HEART researchers (see the webpage