Project overview>> Work Packages

The RELIEF project is divided into six Work Packages, conceived in a coherent order to meet the project objectives. The methodology will be oriented to deeply work on research and development activities to identify suitable and effective solutions followed by their respective analysis and validation. By then, a the solution specifications will be defined, concluding with an awareness, dissemination and training plan to fully cover all potential sectors interested in the outcomes of this initiative.
This work package consists of administration and management of the project. The objectives are to coordinate all work conducted in the project, to oversee the tasks and work packages, to ensure sound financial management of the project and production of deliverables, and to report to the EC via the contracted reports.
There are three primary areas of work in this work package: firstly, to understand PCP and share this amongst the participants in order to develop a foundation of understanding; secondly, synthesise an agreed process that fits within the legal and political framework of the EU and participating countries; finally, to generate required documents and templates suitable for further use of cross-national PCP calls.
The main activities of this work package are to gather an understanding of the key requirements and current state of the art, and also to consult with other key stakeholders. The understanding will be synthesised into a functional specification for the call including assessment criteria.
These are then captured in specific instances of the artefacts from work package two to enable the PCP call to be launched. The aim of this work package is to organize the competition and manage the contracts with the companies selected to run the R&D pilots.
The objective of this work package is to develop new technologies to address the topic. Therefore this work package covers all the activities of the companies who apply and win a contract as part of the PCP call. This work is expected to be Research and Development of ITC technologies including feasibility studies, prototype development and production runs.
These innovative self-management solutions should address:
  • Personalized guidance to patients based on their profiles and the use of wearable/portable devices and improved individual/healthcare-professional interaction.
  • Engagement of patients as active members in managing their diseases, in particular addressing chronic diseases, treatment adherence, rehabilitation, self-diagnostics and self-care and
  • Decision support systems interoperable and/or maintaining integrity with electronic health records
The objective of this work package is to capture learning from work package four and make recommendations both to the partners and to other parties interested in implementing such scheme in the future. WP5 is devoted to gather the knowledge generated in this project and make recommendations to stakeholders interested in implementing the scheme in the future.
Task 5.2 will identify and propose the key recommendations for policy makers and politicians related with vital regulations and standards that should be developed or abolished to untapped the new opportunities and business cases detected, specifically those that emerge from available or pre-commercial technologies to make business models operation and profitable in short or medium term.
The objective of this work package is to create, evaluate and disseminate the knowledge generated in this project, and to enable the means and channels for communication, among the project partners as well as with the stakeholders. In particular this work package aims at changing the mindset of public procurers and other European decision makers and influence SMEs to see the full potential of the eHealth solutions.

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 programme under grant agreement no 689476.