This summer school lay special emphasis on eHealth solutions for physical and cognitive disabilities. It will bring together IT and Health students that will develop and test solutions related to robotics, graphics, serious games, virtual reality and medical imaging. Learners will attend practical sessions in medical robotics labs and will go on visits to several research centers.

The objectives of this summer school are: considering human factors as part of the inputs to a project to be developed, analysing a problem and identifying the project requirements, selecting the adequate control strategy for each robot project, acquiring basic know-how on technologies involved in the development of virtual environments and serious games, and designing, developing and implementing suitable virtual environment and serious games.

The overall aim of the course is to develop students' skills in designing software applications to support a longer independent life for their users.