Friday, April 24, 2015

World Malaria Day special: DiscoGnosis creates new tool to diagnose malaria in one hour!

Great news to be shared with the occasion of the World Malaria Day! The new ‘lab-on-a-disc’ technology developed by EU Funded project named DiscoGnosis can diagnose malaria and also other febrile infectious diseases simultaneously in just an hour – allowing faster point-of-care treatment and precise drugs administration that could save thousands of lives.

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d-LIVER Showcase Workshop

This workshop will show new technological solutions to improve clinical care and patient quality of life in advanced liver disease. It will showcase recently developed technologies and participants will learn how these new technologies could fit into current and future clinical practice.

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INCA project session on integrated care at eHealth week 2015

The session, organised by the EU-funded project INCA, will raise awareness about how innovative cloud-based tools for integrated care (INCA) solutions can help healthcare providers solve some of the most pressing problems of an ageing population and increasing numbers of people with chronic conditions – and will be of interest to all those with a stake in chronic disease prevention, from healthcare professionals to policymakers alike. Those participating in this session will get an opportunity to discuss the current healthcare climate, how the patient perceives the care s/he is receiving and the role of ICT in the promotion of new models and key indicators for improvement.

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Innovative Financing Opportunities for Active and Healthy Ageing

This conference, organised by the European Commission, will look at the issue of how to practically leverage public and private financial instruments and maximise synergies in the area of active and healthy ageing. In particular, the Conference will focus on the EU financial instruments, on the Investment plan for Europe, on the joint-procurement of innovative solutions, and on new ways of public-private co-investments in health.

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Scotland's tech sector to benefit from digital health boom

A growing revolution in long term health care is opening up new opportunities for social entrepreneurs, innovative tech startups and early stage businesses to take advantage of an emerging market, currently worth over £20 billion to the UK economy and estimated to rise to £30.5 billion by 2020.

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First Call of the Joint Programming Initiative “More Years, Better Lives”

The objective of Joint Programming Initiative “More Years, Better Lives” is the better coordination of national, European and Canadian R&D programmes and activities relevant to Demographic Change (ageing societies) in order to address the most urgent and demanding challenges. The objective of this call is to support innovative and interdisciplinary research into the drivers to, and constraints on, extending working life. Research is expected to cross the traditional boundaries of Government departments and occupational sectors and to examine the implications of extending working life for older workers (50+), new labour markets, health, wellbeing and intergenerational equity.

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European Conference on Ambient Intelligence

The European Conference on Ambient Intelligence (AmI) is the prime venue for research on Ambient Intelligence with an international and interdisciplinary character. It brings together researchers from the fields of science, engineering, and design working towards the vision of Ambient Intelligence which represents a future where we shall be surrounded by invisible technological means, sensitive and responsive to people and their behavior, deliver advanced functions, services and experiences.

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Call for Expressions of Interest: Malnutrition in the Elderly Knowledge Hub

A key step in the implementation of the Joint Programming Initiative "A Healthy Diet for a Healthy Life (JPI HDHL) Strategic Research Agenda" is a Joint Action in the area of malnutrition in the elderly and its effective management. The Joint Action includes the development of a Knowledge Hub on Malnutrition in the Elderly. On the 15th of April 2015 the JPI HDHL launched a call for Expressions of Interest in participating in the Knowledge Hub.

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Wednesday, April 22, 2015

CloudOpting Day at SMAU Turin (IT)

At this conference the EU-funded FP7 project Cloudopting (innovative cloud-based services through an open platform) will be presented to companies and public administrations. During the afternoon session CSI-Piemonte will highlight Piedmont Best Practices carried out in Italy and Europe, such as EU energy projects NRG4Cast and Dimmer, Opticities and Alpin Space Alpinfonet projects on mobility and sustainable transport, Internet of Things and Cloud Smart Data platform experience in the Piedmont Region.

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‘Excellent’ rating for Presto4U at final EU review

EU-funded project Presto4U has just had its final review. The project had two main goals: to identify useful research results in the digital Audiovisual preservation domain and to raise awareness and improve adoption of these results, by technology and service providers as well as media owners. The core group of 14 PrestoCentre member organisations can be very proud: all objectives and goals were achieved, and even exceeded expectations.

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Tuesday, April 21, 2015

e-Mark U Trust Competition Award Ceremony - And the winner is...

The winner and the runners up of the e-Mark U Trust Competition, launched last summer, will be honoured at an official award ceremony hosted by European Commission Vice-President Andrus Ansip (@Ansip_EU). The winner will have his/her logo on the websites of qualified trust service providers and will help make trust grow in the internet and online services.

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Ex-ante publicity for low-value contracts between EUR 15.000 and EUR 60.000 - Development Leader – Project Editor for EC code of conduct on mobile health apps

This publication is made pursuant to Article 124.1 (b) of the Rules of Application of the Financial Regulation that provides for an ex ante publication on the Institutions' websites of contracts with a value up to 60.000 EUR.

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Monday, April 20, 2015

SEMIC 2015 – 5th Semantic Interoperability Conference

The ISA programme (Interoperability Solutions for European Public Administrations) is organising this conference in cooperation with the Latvian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. Last year's conference attracted some 200 participants from more than 30 countries. SEMIC 2015 will explore how Enterprise Information Management can help public administrations to reduce costs and improve public services through digital transformation, for example through the application of the principles "digital by default" or introduction of "information once-only". The conference will present good practices that have successfully addressed these issues.

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PALANTE Final Conference: Empowering Patients through eHealth - the European Evidence

This conference presents eHealth solutions devoted to enhancing the role of patients in the management of their diseases in order to lessen the overall burden of chronic diseases.

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