CHAMELEONS News and Milestones

CHAMELEONS Partners have been working away to reach a number of milestones:

Work Package 1

  • Needs Analysis Research Complete.

  • Surveys Complete.

  • Interview: Research Interviews have been carried out with both doctoral students and employers.

  • Gap Analysis Complete.

  • List of Intersectoral Courses across the consortium has been developed. This list will be drawn from the CHAMELEONS Modules.
     

Work Package 2

  • Two Module design Workshops have been already successfully completed, held online due to COVID-19.

  • From those workshops a State of the Art Tool Kit was created.

Work Package 3

  • Recruitment Process is Complete: 15 doctoral students from a range of areas including business, health, and sports science have been selected from a possible 24.

CHAMELEONS Module 1

The CHAMELEONS Module 1 was a great success! The CHAMELEONS Module 1 took place on the 22nd, 23rd, 26th, 27th, and 28th of April 2021 online for 5 days across 4 time zones. Everyone worked so hard to plan and execute CHAMELEONS' very first module.

  • 15 doctoral students took part in this online module which included some of the courses on the course list below.

  • A number of Guest speakers across a range of disciplines including healthcare and industries graciously agreed to speak and answer any questions about their careers.

  • A number of courses from the list, developed in Work Package1 were run throughout the week of Module 1.

CHAMELEONS Module 2

A great job was done by the CHAMELEONS Module 2! Module 2 was delivered online for five days on the 8th, 9th, 10th, 13th, and 14th of September 2021. All the team members put much work into planning and executing the project's second module.

  • 15 doctoral students took part in this online module which included some of the courses on the course list below.

  • Invited guest speakers from industries and academia touched on topics such as networking skills, and how to market and communicate your research, among others. Different career options were also discussed in great detail.

CHAMELEONS Module 3

The third and final CHAMELEONS module was at last organised in a hybrid format, both face-to-face in beautiful Barcelona and online from 21st-25th February 2022. Both the organizers and the students were happy to actually meet each other and connect.

  • Most of the students took part in person as well as most of the speakers. Some guest speakers gave their lectures online.

  • This module was focused on writing CVs and having a job interview. In small groups, the students also came up with new board game ideas.

List of Courses Offered by CHAMELEONS

Stand-alone Elective Courses offered as stand-alone modules during the academic year 2020-2021. Course info at: https://mrm.med.auth.gr/courses/

Connected Health News

Connected Health Market Growth 2021 to 2026, Global Industry Size, Recent Trends, Demand and Share Analysis with Top Key-Players. April 21, 2021.

https://www.marketwatch.com/press-release/connected-health-market-growth-2021-to-2026-global-industry-size-recent-trends-demand-and-share-analysis-with-top-key-players-2021-04-21

2020 ‘revision’ and what’s in store for 2021? February 17, 2021.

https://www.med-technews.com/medtech-insights/digital-in-healthcare-insights/2020-‘revision’-and-what’s-in-store-for-2021/

S3 Connected Health recognized for innovation in a time of great need. December 18, 2020.

https://www.s3connectedhealth.com/blog/s3-connected-health-receive-awards-for-innovation-in-2020

Nearly 1 million in Funding for Horizon 2020 CHAMELEONS project. July 29, 2020.

https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/research/research-news-events/latest-news/nearly-1-million-funding-horizon-2020-chameleons-project

New Medtech Chair to prioritise startups & connected health. February 26, 2019. https://www.s3connectedhealth.com/blog/news/new-medtech-chair-to-prioritise-startups-connected-health