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  • EU-Japan Conference on Smart Society and Beyond for the Super-Aging Era
    on September 12, 2018 at 2:15 pm

    This EU-Japan conference will look at the future of robotics and Artificial Intelligence (AI), focusing on the elderly and the labor force. […]

  • Greece and Austria are the 15th and 16th EU Member States to sign the Genomics Declaration
    on September 11, 2018 at 7:00 am

    Austria has just signed the declaration 'Towards access to at least 1 million sequenced genomes in the EU by 2022'. Greece also signed the declation on 6 September, thus becoming part of the joint European effort to link genomic databases across borders and to build secure health data infrastructure at EU level. […]

  • App against depression shortlisted for European Health Award 2018
    on September 7, 2018 at 2:17 pm

    The internet solution and app to manage your depression called Moodbuster, originally developed by the EU-funded ICT4Depression project, is one of the five finalists shortlisted for this year's European Health Award. […]

  • ICT4Life final conference on integrated care
    on September 7, 2018 at 1:56 pm

    How can we meet the challenges of digital health innovation for integrated care in Europe? This event will give you insights in this topic. […]

  • DE-ENIGMA: using play to help autistic children recognise and express emotions
    on September 7, 2018 at 7:45 am

    The project has built a robot that interacts with children with autism and helps them learn about showing emotions. […]

  • 4th eHealth Security workshop
    on September 6, 2018 at 9:05 am

    The event will focus on aspects of implementing the Directive on security of network and information systems (NIS Directive) by EU Member States, specifically for the Healthcare sector, and will highlight practices regarding the identification of operators of essential services, the collection of baseline security measures and incident notification. Sessions will be dedicated to Medical Devices and emerging technologies in eHealth security such as blockchain. […]

  • Smart (dis)investment choices in healthcare
    on September 5, 2018 at 1:03 pm

    This debate will launch the report of the health (dis)investment series, bringing together the views of a large network of health professionals, policymakers, scholars and business representatives on health investments. Key recommendations will be presented and discussed, ahead of the new European Commission and Parliament to be elected in 2019. […]

  • ESI Funds for Health Workshop on eHealth
    on September 5, 2018 at 12:28 pm

    The purpose of this workshop is to foster knowledge and experience exchange on how the European Structural and Investment Funds (ESI Funds) can support the uptake of digital health tools and services. […]

  • Can value-based healthcare be implemented in Europe? How personalised medicine and patient outcomes can help
    on September 5, 2018 at 12:18 pm

    What if we could determine a baby’s risk of cancer or Alzheimer’s disease later in life, by studying their DNA? And what if we could print at home the drug to treat a specific disorder? It might look like science fiction right now, but it’s what personalised medicine could achieve in the coming years. This event will be an opportunity for a high-level debate on value-based health care, personalised medicine and patient outcomes. […]

  • Alfred: a virtual assistant helping older people stay active
    on September 5, 2018 at 7:45 am

    The Alfred project created a personal assistant that elderly people can interact with online. […]

  • PAL: helping children manage their diabetes
    on August 31, 2018 at 7:45 am

    PAL developed digital tools to help young diabetes patients learn to live with their condition. […]

  • Measuring and sensing using the properties of diamonds - the DIADEMS project
    on August 30, 2018 at 7:55 am

    Sensors have been developed under the Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) project DIADEMS that are capable of measuring magnetic fields with unprecedented accuracy. These could be applied to have better magneto resonance imaging (MRI). The technology developed in the project has triggered the creation of four start-ups. […]

  • IN LIFE: helping dementia patients stay independent for longer
    on August 27, 2018 at 7:45 am

    The IN LIFE project is devising ways to help older people with cognitive disabilities stay living at home for longer. […]

  • Call for applications for an expert group on Business-to-Government data sharing
    on August 24, 2018 at 8:45 am

    The Commission is setting up an Expert Group on access to and re-use of private sector data for public interest purposes, bringing together independent experts to discuss business-to-government (B2G) data-sharing principles and to provide advice on future policy and funding initiatives. […]

  • Global challenges, territorial answers: the future of Health in Europe
    on August 23, 2018 at 11:40 am

    At this year's European Week of Regions and Cities (8-11 October 2018) a political debate about the future of health in Europe will take place, with Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Andriukaitis as one of the speakers. […]

  • Big data, the General Data Protection Regulation and health: EU country reports and lessons learnt
    on August 21, 2018 at 2:55 pm

    EU data protection rules have changed since the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). So what is the situation of medical data processing for scientific research purpose in the EU now? The EU-funded AEGLE project takes stock per country. They also published some lessons learnt after working with big data analytics for diabetes. […]

  • Stakeholders confirm support for strengthened EU cooperation on Health Technology Assessment
    on August 21, 2018 at 2:09 pm

    At a conference in July, over 300 policy makers, healthcare providers, patient representatives and other experts discussed their views about the future cooperation on Health Technology Assessment (HTA). The discussions indicated that, after 20 years of joint work, HTA should be given a fair chance to become more structured, sustainable and efficient, better allowing for an optimal use of resources and sharing of expertise across the EU. […]

  • PULSE: Using Artificial Intelligence and big data to predict the onset of diabetes and asthma
    on August 21, 2018 at 1:09 pm

    The PULSE project partners at the University of Padova have been working on models to predict the onset of type 2 diabetes and asthma. PULSE can be seen as a big sensor collecting a plethora of heterogeneous data: air pollution, traffic, hours of physical activity, smoking habits, weight, and height, and so on. The models developed by the project can be considered as artificial intelligence (AI) entities that automatically learn from all these data. […]

  • Study on cross-border healthcare: empowering National Contact Points to help patients exercise their rights
    on August 20, 2018 at 12:48 pm

    According to a recently published study, European patients are still generally unaware of their rights and the possibility to access health services in other EU Member States, as well as of the existence of National Contact Points (NCPs). But the situation is improving. […]

  • My Genome: Our Future
    on August 17, 2018 at 1:50 pm

    This conference is about integrating genomics into personalised healthcare: a science-for-policy perspective. What are the opportunities of genomics in prevention, diagnostics, and therapy? What is needed to implement genomics-based screening and diagnosis in health systems? Pre-register before 24 September. […]