The Board of rabbis of Europe, presented the award to inventors «pocket» field hospital

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The Board of rabbis of Europe, presented the award to the developers of Israel for the creation of the gadget that help in field conditions to determine the degree of risk to human health.

Since 2013, the rabbinical Council of Europe gives developers the award CER Prize to projects that are relevant to the Jewish principle of «Tikkun Olam» — repairing the world. The contest is open to any regardless of nationality and religion.

«This year we received 500 applications for participation in CER Prize, last year there were 400. The increase in the number of participants of the competition due to the fact that it becomes more known. For many winners of the Prize CER is the impetus for gaining fame. It is not only that they get together with the prize money, but also that they recognize the Internet and the business community, and thus it becomes easier to attract investors», — explained the RIA Novosti news Agency the meaning of the prize jury Chairman, head of the Council of European rabbis Pinchas Goldschmidt.

For the jury the main criterion is how the project aims to change the world for the better. The winner receives 26 thousand euros for the further development of the project, the prize — winners- for 18 thousand euros. This year the winner of the Prize CER became Israeli Maoz Ben-Ari for the development Cardiscale is a small gadget, which helps, for example, military physicians to assess the condition of the wounded.

«Imagine a situation where doctors have to choose who to help first. It is very large, including ethical problem, because the wrong decision is fraught with the death of a person. Our design promotes the adoption of the most correct decisions. The gadget is a real mini-hospital: he hung on the hand and transmits it via wi-fi or bluetooth data status of the patient. In the end it turns out that, for example, half of the 10 people urgent help is not required, and in someone’s case, an urgent need to take measures», — told RIA Novosti Ben-Ari.

First of all, according to him, the innovation will be useful in military medicine, where «often, doctors have to make difficult decisions.» However, a gadget, says Ben-Ari, will be useful in ordinary hospitals, because it conveys complex information about the patient’s condition.

The main prize Sonata rabbis of Europe began projects from Germany and France. Development Claudio Laurenza from Munich makes life easier for people with disabilities: it is an application that analyzes the movement of their eyes and head and with the help of «smart glasses» makes them more mobile. And the invention of the Frenchman Thierry Lamide contributes to the generation of electricity from renewable sources without compromising the environment.