BU leads the development of eHealth gamification toolkit

The EU has countersigned the grant agreement for a BU led H2020-MSCA-RISE-2008 project on the development of a gamification toolkit for eHealth and mHealth product. The project consortium comprises six partners, including BU, the University of Malaga, a large hospital network in Spain, and three leading SMEs in the EU specialising in IoT, data science and mobile apps. The project team will investigate evidence-based gamification techniques to enhance the efficacy of eHealth and mHealth products, lower the cost of the innovation process and reduce the risk to people from adverse consequences.

Professor Wen Tang, Director of Centre for Games and Music Technologies based in the department of Creative Technology Faculty of Science and Technology, will lead the consortium and her team at BU with a total of 837,2000 euros grant support from EU, of which 197,800 euros to BU.