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 : 

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.