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CHIC 2015 – Presentations @ 2nd milestone

May 1

The 2nd milestone of CHIC was held on labour day! The 3 teams presented their progress in front of their colleagues and experts from the different schools involved in the project (EPFL, UNIL and ecal). You can find out what the teams have achieved in 10 weeks of intensive work by clicking on the logos below. All teams had demos (e.g., fimi).

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You can also find the PCB files for each team on GitHub:

Congratulations to all teams!


CHIC 2015 – 1st milestone

March 13
Today we had the first reunion of all the teams since the kick-off week-end. Each team had 15 minutes to present the progress of their project, including the problem statement, the business model, the sketches and rendering, technical solutions, etc. All three teams did extremely well! You can look at their presentations below.

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La “Silver Economie”

“La silver économie ou économie des séniors désigne l’ensemble des activités économiques liées au personnes âgées. Résultante de l’accroissement de l’espérance de vie, le développement de la silver économie est égalemment lié au phénomène démographique du Papy boom ” [WIKIPEDIA]

2 billion people will be aged 60 and older by 2050 globally. This represents both challenges and opportunities. (source: WHO)

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Percentage of adult internet users in each age group.

Entre 2000 et 2050, le nombre de personnes âgées de plus de 80 ans dans le monde sera multiplié par quatre pour atteindre 400 millions, selon l’Organisation mondiale de la santé.

Le nombre de seniors connectés augmente — 17,35 millions des plus de 65 ans devraient posséder une tablette en Europe en 2014 selon le cabinet Forrester Research

What would a nurse do?

After some interviews with nurses we now have a better understanding of what a baby needs and believe more than ever that our project can assist babies around the world in their everyday No.1 task: Getting all the delicious milk they need to grow up happy and healthy!

Make sure to check out our progress and that of the other teams in the “Projects” section!