Friday, April 10, 2015

Blog post: eID - It's all about trust, security and convenience

Andrea Servida, Head of Task Force in DG Connect, talks about the clear need to boost trust, security and convenience in European cross-borders services & in sharing economy.



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REMPARK: a "Holter monitor" for Parkinson's disease

On World Parkinson's Day, good news for the patients suffering from this disease: REMPARK uses a waist worn sensor to continuously monitor the evolution of Parkinson's disease symptoms, and an auditory cueing system helping the patients to recover their gait.



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Meet the 15 finalists of the EU eHealth SME Competition 2015

The finalists of the EU eHealth Competition for SMEs are now known. The winners will be awarded during the opening plenary of eHealth Week 2015 in Riga.



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REMPARK: empowering patients and improving treatment of Parkinson's disease

A personal health system helps Parkinson’s patients manage their symptoms while providing doctors with a rich source of information from continuous monitoring.



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'Incubator network boosts Europe's ICT start-up community' - iLINC project

With the help of a Law School professor from Brooklyn (United States), the EU-funded iLINC project has established a European network of law incubators that bridge tech entrepreneurs and start-ups with law students for legal advice. An article appeared in the U.S. 'ABA Journal'.



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Do Change: €4.6m EU–Taiwan health project launched

According to research, 90% of people who are advised to change their lifestyle after a serious medical event, fail to do so. To help them, experts from the UK, Belgium, the Netherlands, Spain and a hospital in Taiwan will link inputs from medical devices, nutritional sensors, doctors and consultants, thus creating a new health ecosystem that puts the user at the centre.



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Wednesday, April 8, 2015

The development of the European market for on-demand audiovisual services

This report was prepared in the framework of a contract between the European Commission (DG Connect) and the European Audiovisual Observatory.



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