Masking and anonymization tools for datasets in iToBoS


In September 2022 (M18 of the project) we submitted deliverable D4.1 - Masking and anonymization tools for datasets. We bring here some highlights from that deliverable.

How skin cancer AI handle collision tumors and borderline cases


Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the world. It is is deadly at late stage but can be cured with high survival rate if being detected early.

Presentation of the Report on Digital Health in Catalunya


iToBoS representatives attended the presentation of the technological report on the Digital Health ecosystem in Catalonia, carried out by ACCIÓ (Agència per la Competitivitat de l’Empresa) with the support of Biocat. The event was held in Catalan.

Reviewing state of the art in computer aided skin lesion diagnosis using clinical images


In the past decades, there have been developments in computational methods for helping dermatologists diagnose skin cancer early. Computerized analysis of pigmented skin lesions (PSLs) is a growing field of research.

Smart City Expo World Congress 2022


iToBoS representatives attended the Smart City Expo World Congress, which took place in Barcelona from November 15 to 17, 2022.

Product Validation


Validation of medical devices is concerned with the end product and – according to a FDA’s definition - it intends “to check that the device / system and its specifications conform with the user needs and the intended use(s)”

Product Verification


As already mentioned, medical device verification is often done at sub-system / module level and often in parallel with the design and development phases. It requires the availability of the specifications and of testing procedures / methods.

Verification and validation of medical devices


Even if the two terms are often used interchangeably, they refer to two different types of analysis.

Computer Vision in Dermatology


Dermatology is a medical field that heavily relies on visual data. In fact, skin cancer is one of the most common cancer types, with approximately 9.500 people in the U.S.diagnosed with it every day.

Risk factors for skin cancer


The incidence of melanoma is increasing at a greater rate than the other types of cancer mostly in white skin populations.