Viveca Jiménez Mixco is MPhil in Telecommunication Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Madrid (UPM). Currently she is a PhD student in Bioengineering, researching at Life Supporting Technologies (LifeSTech). She has collaborated in several R&D projects within 6th and 7th European Framework Programmes dealing with information and communication technologies (ICT) in the area of e-Inclusion. Her research expertise is focused in the technical development of ICT solutions for the health management and Independent Living support of the older people and people with disabilities, mainly through ambient intelligence environments and advanced virtual reality interfaces. She has participated in numerous conferences and workshops for dissemination of projects results and she is the author of several scientific papers in national and international conferences.