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Parametric Human Project

Parametric Human Project: an eScience platform for human data collection & curation empowering research & development to leap over traditional methods as a key enabler of precision health

Founded: 2014 by Azam Khan, Professor Sidney Fels

  • Program Area

    Health & Healthcare
  • Location of Impact

    Global, Europe, United States, Canada
  • Headquarters Location

    Toronto, Canada
  • Product Platforms

    Web, Mobile Apps
  • Budget

    $0 to $500,000

A global non-profit tech start-up in Canada, EU ,and US. seeking funding to initiate our minimum viable product and team. The Boards includes the founding members from Autodesk Research, University of Toronto and University of British Columbia. We seek to employ Data Ontology specialist, Human Bio-mechanical and Anatomy Research Collaborators, Cyber Infrastructure experts, Software Developers, Quality and Information Security Management experts. We aim to build a robust and secure Cyber-infrastructure for Human Data Collection and Curation. Ethics approval, data sharing agreements, data handling and provenance. We develop an advanced Ontology to encode all activities in the eScience platform. A data model publishing process, including creating data set aggregations containing relevant variations.

Funders and Awards

NSERC-CRD Grant 3 year + 1 renewal, NSERC Engage, Autodesk $600.000 donation, Faro Technologies - In kind 3D Laser Scanner