Build new products and services for the future of wholesome living, while advancing with your study degree!
The Cluster for Digital Innovation and the Digital Society Initiative (DSI) at the University of Zurich together with the Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK) / Interaction Design offer you a unique and exciting opportunity to innovate in a setting involving science, industry, business and the public. The project accelerates digital innovation by providing an environment for students and practitioners to connect and collaborate on questions and challenges with societal relevance.
Create actionable solutions to enable people to achieve their long-term goals and live happier and healthier lives!
How to live a healthy and happy life has become a very relevant question in our interconnected and industrialized world. Many people feel anxious about the future and are looking for support in a digital world.
The project focuses on managing and exploring life-long data around physical and mental health, personal finances, retirement planning with a strong community support structure.
Imagine building a data infrastructure, developed as a mobile app, that allows individuals and institutions / organizations to mutually benefit from personal data and analysis, all within a consent-based and trustworthy framework.
Individuals give access to their personal data → The Data Ecosystem analyses the data and offers advice and / or solutions for the individuals needs.
If you wish to not just write a thesis, but also walk away with newly acquired skills in entrepreneurship, leadership, marketing and fundraising, this project is a unique opportunity for you!
The University provides a small budget and you will get project support from Coaches, Mentors and Industry Partners.
In terms of technologies, this will involve, but not be limited to:
Deadline extended - Apply until July 6th!
Upload your CV and a motivation letter.
Partners will be announced soon.
Discussions are currently being held with interested partners from the healthcare (medical device), banking, insurance and nutrition sectors.