Philips Electronics (Netherlands)

Philips Research is a global organization that helps Philips introduce meaningful innovations that improve people’s lives. We provide technology options for innovations in the area of health and well-being, targeted at both developed and emerging markets. Positioned at the front-end of the innovation process, we work on everything from spotting trends and ideation to proof of concept and – where needed – first-of-a-kind product development.

50,000 registered patents illustrate the innovative nature of the company. Philips currently holds around 36,000 registered trademarks, 63,000 design rights and 3,900 domain names.

Philips has adopted an Open Innovation strategy which leverages the joint innovative power of partnering companies and researchers to bring more innovations to the market effectively and faster.

Philips Research enables profitable growth for Royal Philips by timely bringing innovations to market sectors including Healthcare. Founded in 1914, it is one of the world’s major private research organisations. It has research labs in Eindhoven (the Netherlands), Aachen (Germany), Cambridge (UK), Hamburg (Germany), Braircliff Manor (NY, US), Shanghai (China) and Suresnes (France). A special research program across several research labs is devoted to Home Healthcare including Aging Independently, Chronic Condition Management, Remote Diagnostics and Home Monitoring Integration. The research team that participates in the ACT at Scale program is located in Eindhoven, the Netherlands.


Team members:


Name: Helen Schonenberg
Role in project: WP leader
Name: Remco van der Heijden
Role in project: Tech lead/Developer

Name: Steffen Pauws

Role in project: Analysis domain expert


Name: Violeta Gaveikaite

Role in project: Data analysis