MIT Technology Review’s flagship conference ‘EmTech Europe’ will be hosted virtually from Belfast in 2021, bringing together Europe’s brightest and best technology leaders, researchers, and innovators for inspiration, insight, and connection. Anaeko will be present at the event on the NI Pavilion, providing the opportunity for us to showcase the company’s capability and expertise in the field of digital technology.
Research around Respiratory Problems and Pollution Data
Clean Air for Healthcare
A use case had been identified were Anaeko could provide informative dashboards in order to determine and understand the relationship between air quality and health conditions.
There is a wealth of data within healthcare industries from patient, research or physician data and there is no doubt that harnessing this data will lead to new technologies, innovation and improved patient care.
55% of the population live in urban environments and these environments play an essential role in human health and wellbeing. Air pollution contains air particulate matter, PM2.5, that can stay in the air for long periods of time and be inhaled deep into the lungs. Pollution within urban areas can have an affect on asthma sufferers and "Around two thirds of people with asthma tell us poor air quality makes their asthma worse, putting them at risk of an asthma attack." (www.asthma.org.uk).