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ActIN - Design Thinking Hands-on

May 03, 2016

On May 2nd, IEEE-IST EMBS Student Chapter invited the Act for Health to deliver to our students’ community at Instituto Superior Técnico a practical workshop, in which was introduced the Design Thinking methodology as a way of converting existing solutions in better and more focused ones, reflecting the real needs of those with real health problems. In partnership with Associação Portuguesa de Esclerose Lateral Amiotrófica, students were challenged to develop solutions for an early warning system for breathing difficulties in patients with neuromuscular diseases, in order to innovate the caretakers’ experience and improving the quality of life of their patients. Students of Chemical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Medicine and Pharmaceutical Sciences attended this sold-out workshop.

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