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Future News - Biochips for early detection of diseases

Biochips for early detection of diseases

Biochips for early detection of diseases

Wild Card's progress: nominated

This Wild Card came from: 
European Commission Framework Programme for RTD

The theme/scheme related to this Wild Card: 
Theme 3 - ICT - Information & communication technologies

The sub-theme that best relates to this Wild Card: 
Components, systems, engineering

Likelihood timeframe and scenario features : 
now-2025

Wild Card's description 
The biochips are envisioned to “prophesize” potential predisposition to, or diagnose the early onset of human diseases, paving the way for advances in personalized health care. Such a clever chip may be implatnt to everybody already in childhood. The holder of the chip then may periodicaly check gained information through specialised software and get up-to-date inofmration about his health. Strong security measures - technical and legal - are implemented to minimalize the posiibilty of misuse of biochip personal data by else unauthorized pearson.