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Giuseppe Fico

Associate Professor Biomedical Engineering and Head of Health Area Life Supporting Technologies Research Group, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, President Elect, European Alliance of Medical and Biological Engineering and Science

Giuseppe Fico is Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM) and serves as the Coordinator of the Health Area within the Life Supporting Technologies group at UPM. Additionally, he is an affiliated researcher at the Group of Surgical Research Innovation and a member of the research commission at the Health Research Institute of the Hospital Clínico San Carlos, Madrid, Spain.

He is lecturer of courses in Biomedical Engineering and Telecommunication Engineering at UPM, covering topics such as Clinical Engineering, Telemedicine, Electronic Healthcare Records, and Human-Machine Interaction.

He is President-Elect of the European Alliance of Medical and Biological Engineering Society. He actively contributes to the Digital Health Division and collaborates with the Health Technology Assessment Division and Clinical Engineering Division of the International Federation of Medical and Biological Engineering. In his capacity as Technical Manager, Giuseppe oversees Large Scale Pilots funded by the EC to demonstrate the impact of AI, 5G, IoT, and Robotics on future hospitals (ODIN), develop digital health services for chronic disease management and prevention (GATEKEEPER), and promote independent living (ACTIVAGE).
He coordinates the Innovative Health Initiative BEAMER and IMPROVE projects, fostering collaborations with pharmaceutical, medtech, and biotech industries to enhance treatment adherence and utilize PREMs and PROMs for improved health and social care outcomes.

He is also the initiator of strategic cooperation frameworks between the LifeSTech research group and relevant private and public healthcare institutions.