Friday, November 7, 2014

MIE 2015: "Digital healthcare empowering Europeans"

The Medical Informatics Europe (MIE) event is inviting contributions in the form of papers, posters (classical and digital), workshops organized by EFMI Workgroups, panels and special events: EU Projects, Young researchers, Village of the Future (innovations).


Thursday, November 6, 2014

eIDAS Private Sector Engagement High Level Event

This event gives industry leaders the opportunity to influence how the implementation of the regulation for eID should be handled and what they need to see in place. Leaders responsible for eID want and need to understand what is important to industry so that cross border use of eID will become "business as usual". This is the start of work of a genuine cooperative nature to move forward together to maximise the potential benefits of secure and trusted cross border electronic identity


Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Call for Abstracts: 2015 International Conference on Brain Informatics and Health

Call for Abstracts: 2015 International Conference on Brain Informatics and Health

30 August - 2 September 2015, London, United Kingdom

Brain research is rapidly advancing with the application of big data technology to neuroscience as can be seen in major international initiatives in the US, Europe and Asia. The paradigm of Brain Informatics (BI) is now finally becoming mainstream and crosses the disciplines of neuroscience, cognitive science, computer science, signal processing, and neuroimaging technologies as well as data science. Following the success of past conferences in this series, BIH 2015 will take place at Imperial College London, in UK, August 30 - September 2, 2015.

BIH 2015 draws a special attention to informatics for brain science, human behavior and brain health. BIH 2015 will address big data approaches to both the brain and behaviour, with a strong emphasis on emerging trends of big data analysis and management technology for BI, active media technology in behavior learning, and real-world applications for brain and mental health.

BIH 2015 welcomes paper submissions (full paper and abstract submissions). Both research and application papers are solicited. All submitted papers will be reviewed on the basis of technical quality, relevance, significance and clarity.

Accepted full papers will be included in the proceedings by Springer LNCS/LNAI.

Tutorial and Special-Session proposals and Industry/Demo-Track papers are also welcome.

Paper submissions & publications

TYPE-I (Full Paper Submissions; Submission Deadline: April 5, 2015):

Papers need to have up to 10 pages in LNCS format. Accepted papers will be published by Springer as a volume of the series of LNCS/LNAI.

TYPE-II (Abstract Submissions; Submission Deadline: May 20, 2015):

Accepted abstract submissions will be included in the conference program.Selected abstract submissions will be considered for publication in special issues of international journals after their abstracts are extended to a full-length paper and pass a peer review process.

Follow up to the Silver economy event of 23rd September

On 23 September the European Commission held a conference titled "Growing the Silver Economy in Europe". 250 participants, representing industry, care organisations, civil society, SMEs, and public authorities came together to discuss how to best seize the opportunities. The aim was for the Commission to consult on how to best grow a large scale Silver Economy in Europe.


Tuesday, November 4, 2014

D-LIVER: EU project designs home care system for liver patients

A European ICT for Health project aims to improve the quality of life of patients with chronic liver disease, by developing a remote support system to monitor their condition at home.


Monday, November 3, 2014

FAQ's Horizon 2020 - Topics related to eHealth

Questions asked by potential project proposers concerning the call Personalising Health and Care (PHC) topics 27, 28, 29 and 30 (H2020-PHC-2015-single-stage) have been answered in the document below.


'eHealth Demystified: An E-Government Showcase' - Interview Benoit Abeloos

'Computer' magazine has published an audio podcast featuring EC Programme Officer Benoit Abeloos (Health & Wellbeing, DG Connect). He speaks about the progress in eHealth that has been made so far in Europe, obstacles that need to be surpassed, EU data protection policies, and initiatives that foster entrepreneurship and job growth.


"When does software qualify as medical device?"

The French medical device authority (ANSM) is organising an awareness day that will focus on software and medical devices.


Secure medical information space for analyzing clinical data

Analyzing clinical data to improve healthcare: The EU-funded Linked2Safety project has developed a next generation, securely linked data medical information space for semantically-interconnecting electronic health records and clinical trials systems.


"Innovating for better Outcomes in Health and Social Care" - EHTEL Symposium 2014

The yearly EHTEL symposium will once more convene the European eHealth community in Brussels. On the agenda you can find topics such as integrated care, big data, mHealth and telemedicine.