Friday, November 20, 2015

Robotic support for independent living of the elderly - New project RADIO

RADIO is a Horizon 2020 action started on April 2015 to develop an Ambient Assisted Living solution that integrates robotic and home automation technologies. The RADIO Home is designed to support independent living of elderly population. Three academic partners, three SMEs and three clinical partners, led by the National Centre of Scientific Research Demokritos (Greece), cooperate to develop the RADIO ecosystem and to pilot the system in two clinical sites (Italy, Spain) and several home environments (Greece).

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EMPOWER tools give control over diabetes

The EU-funded EMPOWER project has developed prototype web and mobile applications that allow diabetic patients not only to contribute to their own healthcare but also to be more in control of their disease.

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Perspectives on reusing health data in Europe

'Political debates around the trustworthiness of reusing health data in Europe started five years ago. Have we made any progress?' This question, raised by 'Himss Insights', has been answered by, amongst others, Claudia Prettner (Policy Officer Unit Health & Wellbeing, DG Connect, European Commission), Dipak Kalra (President of the EuroRec Institute) and Catherine Chronaki (Secretary General HL7 Foundation).

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European Assistance for Innovation Procurement (eafip) Health and Innovation Procurement Workshop

This event is organised by the European Commission, in collaboration with NHS England. The workshop will focus on innovation procurement of ICT-based solutions in the health and elderly care sector. Places are limited and will be allocated on a first-come first-served basis.

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7.5 million of funding for projects improving cross border exchange of patient data

The 2015 CEF Telecom eHealth call (2015 CEF-TC 2015-2) makes an indicative 7.5 million of funding available for projects improving cross border exchange of patient data using ICT tools.

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Cyprus launches national coalition for digital skills and jobs

Cyprus has just launched a national coalition for digital skills and jobs in support of the European Commissions call for action within the Grand Coalition. The coalition is addressing the shortage in digital skills and the future anticipated mismatching of unfilled ICT-related vacancies across Europe.

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COCIR eHealth Summit

Our healthcare systems are suffering from high costs and high fragmentation often resulting in poor medical outcomes and unjustified clinical variability in medical practices and decision making across the care providers. When looked at holistically, healthcare systems are declared unsustainable. This second annual eHealth Summit aims to provide key EU and national policy-makers and health stakeholders with a unique opportunity to discuss solutions on how to overcome these challenges and to achieve tangible outcomes that will provide a platform for action.

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GET project has helped over 400 eHealth SMEs

During the 2 years of the EU-funded GET project, more than 400 European eHealth SMEs have received support on private funding, internationalisation, business modelling and identification of new opportunities. What did we learn from all of this?

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Call for tenders: Development leader for the guidelines on assessment of the reliability of mobile health applications.

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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Thursday, November 19, 2015

Webinar on funding opportunities in Innovation Procurement for eHealth

Would you like to know more about funding opportunities for European health procurers? Join our online webinar discussing call topics 'eHealth innovation in empowering the patient' and 'uptake of standards for the exchange of digitalised healthcare records'. We will try to answer all your questions.

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Wednesday, November 18, 2015

2015 National Reports on Digital Preservation

Member States regularly report on the progress they were making by implementing the 2006 Recommendation on digitisation, online accessibility and digital preservation.

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CHIST-ERA call 2015 announcement

CHIST-ERA is a coordination and co-operation activity of national (and regional) research funding organisations mainly in Europe and is supported by the European Union under the ERA-Net funding scheme of the FP7.
The Call 2015 of CHIST-ERA targets research in the following topics:
User-Centric Security, Privacy and Trust in the Internet of Things
Terahertz Band for Next-Generation Mobile Communication Systems

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Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Connecting Europe Facility: 17 million available to improve European digital services

The European Union launched today a call for proposals under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) making nearly 17 million of EU funding available for the deployment of European digital service infrastructures (DSIs). The applicants from all EU countries, Iceland and Norway may submit their proposals through the call open in the areas of eProcurement, eHealth, eIdentification and Online Dispute Resolution.

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Monday, November 16, 2015

Urban Platforms - connecting the data and the dots within cities

During the Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona, a panel session will be held on Urban Platforms.

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2013 National Reports on Digital Preservation

Member States regularly reported on the progress they were making by implementing the 2006 Recommendation on digitisation, online accessibility and digital preservation.

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Sweden relies on DCAT-AP metadata standard for improving its Open Data sources

The Swedish agency VINNOVA is investing more than 400,000 EUR in a new call for proposals for DCAT-AP projects with the objective of increasing Open Data accessibility.

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