Friday, September 2, 2016

1st International Workshop on Open Platforms in the Field of Independent Living and Active Ageing

The EU-funded ALFRED project organises a workshop on interoperability, standards and business modelling for active ageing and health solutions during the IEEE health congress.


Thursday, September 1, 2016

AirPROM involved in major asthma treatment breakthrough

The EU-funded AirPROM project has demonstrated how an integrated approach, involving computer modelling, measurement and clinical validation, can accelerate the development of new therapies and improve existing methods. The outcome is a new asthma pill that has the power to dramatically reduce the severity of the condition.


Wednesday, August 31, 2016

The European Film Forum goes to San Sebastian

The 64th San Sebastian Festival will also celebrate its second edition of “Audiences in motion”. The event will continue to study the central position held by the audience in the production, distribution and exhibition of audiovisual content in the digital era. Connecting to the new generations of users, the so-called millennials and digital natives, represents an enormous opportunity for the industry.


Call for tenders: eGovernment benchmark report 2016–2018 — SMART 2016/0050

The purpose of this call for tenders is to produce the eGovernment benchmarking report, which analyses the state of play of eGovernment provision across EU countries.


Tuesday, August 30, 2016

"Study on ensuring interoperability for enabling Demand Side flexibility"- SMART 2016/0082

The purpose of this call for tenders is to come to a solution for the problem of the multitude of non-aligned (or in some cases non-existing) standards on a semantic level on the different interfaces between the components of the end-to-end Demand-side flexibility (DSF) flow.


Pilot project – Media literacy for all

The Commission is launching a Call for Proposals in the field of media literacy. The deadline for submitting applications is 14 October 2016 17:00 Brussels time.


How to best help children with cardiac conditions

European research and innovation focuses on ways to help children with heart conditions. The Association for Predictive Medicine (Avicenna Alliance) gives an overview of EU-funded projects and their results, focusing on computer modelling (also called in silico medicine).


Monday, August 29, 2016

eHealth Week 2017: Save the Date

The coming eHealth Week 2017 will discuss topics such as 'Cross-border exchange of personal health data: from policy to practice' and 'European Reference Networks: how digital health helps'.


Empattics workshops on chronic disease care and innovation

Interested in bridging the gap between ICT and chronic disease care, and empowering patients? Join the European Empattics workshops in Denmark, Spain and France.


Organisation of a conference to launch the Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition

The European Commission will soon launch a call for tenders for a service contract of a maximum value of EUR 60 000. The purpose of this call for tenders is to organise a conference for the launch of the Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition on 1st December in Brussels.