Friday, February 12, 2016

EU-funded project Carewell finalist of the "Quality Innovation of the Year" 2015 Award

Within the Carewell project a new integrated care model aimed at complex chronic and multiple comorbidity patients has been defined, implemented and validated. The purpose of this study was to improve the quality of life for these patients and their carers through the implementation of new care pathways thus achieving improved co-ordination and communication with the staff involved. The “Quality Innovation of the Year” awards aim at promoting the creation and development of innovative products, technology or organisational processes at European level.


Thursday, February 11, 2016

Towards a new dynamic eGovernment Action Plan 2016-2020 - Multi stakeholders event

This event brings together interested parties from civil society, businesses/industry, associations, institutions and Public Administrations to discuss their expectations for the new dynamic eGovernement Action Plan 2016-2020.


Europe's emergency number 112 known by half of Europeans : EC acts to inform young travellers

Today, 11th February is European 112 Day, a day aimed at raising public awareness of Europe's emergency number, 112. This year in August will be 25 years since 112 number was introduced, yet a survey shows that only half (48%) of EU citizens could spontaneously identify 112 as the number that allows them to call the police, fire brigade or medical services anywhere in the EU at no cost.


112 anniversary stamp issued by Deutsche Post in 2016

Deutsche Post honors the 25 Anniversary of the single European emergency number by issuing a stamp on 112 Day


Implementation of the European emergency number 112 - Results of the ninth data-gathering round

This report presents an overview of the latest updates regarding the implementation of 112, the European emergency number, in the different Member States.


Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Europeana Fashion, an enjoyable portal for everyone to explore!

The Europeana Fashion International Association is a non-profit organisation established in the framework of the EU co-funded Europeana Fashion project, in order to bring together and engage fashion institutions, both GLAMs - Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums - and creative industries, in the valorisation and exploitation of fashion heritage online.


EU-funded films compete for awards at the Berlinale

The Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale) opens its doors on February 11th with the participation of 20 EU-funded films, 5 of which are shortlisted for the Golden and Silver Bears. The Berlinale also includes a showcase event presenting projects funded by the Creative Europe MEDIA programme; the European Film Forum, discussions between EU policymakers and the audiovisual industry. Commissoiner Oettinger will announce events to mark the 25th anniversary of the years of the MEDIA programme.


Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Berlinale 2016 European Film Forum: how to tap into the potential of digital opportunities?

The next edition of the stakeholders' dialogue, entitled "Go Digital: how to put European works in the spotlight" will be an opportunity to work on solutions for the film industry's imminent challenges in a digital era.


RegioStars Awards

The objective of the RegioStars Awards is to identify good practices in regional development and to highlight original and innovative projects which could be attractive and inspiring to other regions.


MEDIA-funded side events at Berlinale 2016

Creative Europe MEDIA partners with three events which will take place during the Berlin International Film Festival: the Berlinale Co-Production Market, the Berlinale Talents and the Shooting Stars


Monday, February 8, 2016

Safer Internet Day 2016: Play your part for a better internet

Today, millions of people in more than 100 countries in the EU and across the world are celebrating Safer Internet Day, to promote the safer and responsible use of technology among children and young people. From Iceland to Madagascar, from Uruguay to Kazakhstan, internet users of all ages, teachers, parents, policy makers and industry are joining in to play their part for a better internet.


pHealth 2016 - 13th International Conference on Wearable, Micro & Nano Technologies for Personalized Health

pHealth 2016 is an interdisciplinary event that covers technological and biomedical facilities, legal, ethical, social, and organizational requirements and impacts, as well as necessary basic research for enabling the future proof care paradigms.


EU Commission and United States agree on new framework for transatlantic data flows: EU-US Privacy Shield

Today, the College of Commissioners approved the political agreement reached and has mandated Vice-President Ansip and Commissioner Jourová to prepare the necessary steps to put in place the new arrangement. This new framework will protect the fundamental rights of Europeans where their data is transferred to the United States and ensure legal certainty for businesses.