October 25th, 2018

Madrid, Spain

EMPATHIC project at First Workshop on Innovation in Health

October 25th-26th, 2018


Our coordinator Maria Ines Torres is going to present the empathic project at the First Workshop on Innovation in Health to be held in Madrid, October 25th-26th.

Market for Remote Care Services

September 26th, 2018, 9:00-10:30

The workshop is targeted at remote services providers or related agents such as social agents, formal or informal caregivers etc. We aim to identify new opportunities for virtual agents, based on Empathic EU project, by confronting a PUSH approach, based on technology capabilities, against a PULL approach, based on market needs and end user’s real service acceptance.

Our paper at ICCHP Conference

July 9th, 2018



Stephan Schlögl delivered our paper entitled “Seniors’ Sensing of Agents’ Personality from Facial Expressions” at the ICCHP Conference.

Hello, I’m your virtual assistant what can I do for you?

July 5th, 2018

A talk that was given by Raquel Justo to a group of companies about virtual assistants and specifically about our EMPATHIC VIRTUAL COACH.

Our paper at  ForItAAL Conference

July 3rd, 2018


Our Student Terry Amoresed delivered our paper entitled “Seniors’ acceptance of virtual humanoid agents” at ForItAAL Conference.
She won the second prize Young Researcher Award. Congratulations!

A visit to an American Company where we presented EMPATHIC project

EMPATHIC project has been presented to Speech Morphing:

  • Spoken Dialog Systems in EMPATHIC project.
    M. Inés Torres (coordinator-EHU)
  • Privacy preserving in Speech Procesing.
    Gérard Chollet (IV)
  • Survey of Emotion Representation. Analysis and Synthesis.
    Dijana Petrovska Delacretaz (IMT)

PM15 Cross Project Collaboration meeting at the Internet of Things conference in Bilbao (IoT2018)

During the Internet of Things conference in Bilbao (IoT2018), some members of the Empathic team joined via skype the “PM15 Cross Project Collaboration meeting”. The meeting was hosted by the ActiveAge consortium, which presented their activites to the members of other projects.

June 7th, 2018

June 06th, 2018
Bilbao, SpainMeeting with Professor Paul McKevitt, Basque Country

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June 06th, 2018 – Meeting with Professor Paul McKevitt, Basque Country

Professor Paul McKevitt from the University of Ulster, Northern Ireland, visited the University of the Basque Country, UPV/EHU, and met the coordinator of EMPATHIC project.

Entrevista a María Inés Torres: “Tenemos que dar el siguiente paso, transferir toda nuestra investigación a la sociedad y la empresa”

Hablamos con María Inés Torres, profesora a tiempo completo de la Facultad de Ciencia y Tecnología, ponente de Women in Progress y directora del proyecto europeo Horizon 2020. Una iniciativa que ha derivado en “Empathic”, un coach virtual que ayudará a personas mayores de 65 años durante el día a día.

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November 26th, 2019
Bilbao, SpainBasque Industry 4.0

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November 26th, 2019

Bilbao, Spain

Basque Industry 4.0

November 26th, 2019


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