Giuseppe Fico

Giuseppe Fico was born in Naples, Italy, in 1980. He received the Diploma degree in Electronic Engineering (2005) by the University of Naples Federico II (Italy), with the specialization in Biomedical Engineering. In 2007, Giuseppe received the Master of Advanced Studies (MAst.) in Biomedical Engineering by the Technical University of Madrid, Spain (UPM). He is currently project manager and coordinator of the Health area in the Life Supporting Technologies research group of the Telecommunication Engineering Faculty at UPM. His research focuses on ICT for Health, Ageing Well and Inclusion, with special attention to chronic disease management and diabetes. Currently he is the Technical Manager of two EC FP7 research projects:

METABO in the area of eHealth applied to diabetes disease management and MOSAIC on identifying environmental factors influencing uptake and progression of diabetes.

He has finalized his Ph.D thesis, about a functional model to be applied to the Chronic Care Model.

He is representing LST-UPM in the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing, in the Action Group A1 Prescription and Adherence to medical plans, acting also as group coordinator.