Introducción: El Real Decreto-ley 8/2020, de 17 de marzo, de medidas urgentes extraordinarias para hacer frente al impacto económico y social del COVID-19, establece que el Gobierno dispondrá la inmediata puesta en marcha, a través de la entidad pública empresarial Red.es, del Plan Acelera PYME con el objeto de articular un conjunto de iniciativas en colaboración con …

by Heather Smith

Building a Healthier Global Community with AI and MI3 Beijing and online, October 21-25, 2020 Call for Contributions Following the successful cooperation of CMIA and EFMI on the 1stEU-China Health Summit, the 2nd EU-China Health Summit on Medical Innovation and Technology Transfer will be hosted by CPDE, CMIA, CTA, and CHIMS in China on October 21-25, …

by Heather Smith

What if, instead of being known for red tape, government agencies won a reputation for green-lighting—as many have in implementing their stimulus initiatives related to COVID-19? What if, instead of imposing barriers and the same level of scrutiny on all, they eased access to services for the majority, offering speed and convenience, all at lower …

by Heather Smith

From 19 February to 14 June 2020, citizens and stakeholders provided their views on the upcoming policy and regulatory steps on artificial intelligence. Aiming to promote the uptake of artificial intelligence (AI) while at the same time, addressing the risks associated with its use, the European Commission has proposed a White Paper (.pdf) with policy and regulatory …

by Heather Smith

How and to what extent can Artificial Intelligence and High Performance Computing help in the fight against Covid-19? In the hunt for answers, European scientists are combining algorithms, biochemistry and molecular screenings as part of a research project that’s seeking to identify potentially new molecules that could be used for drugs against the coronavirus. Article …

by Heather Smith

ECHAlliance is pleased to announce a collaboration with Medscape Education in the development of a free online curriculum designed for clinicians and available for everyone wishing to enhance their knowledge in artificial intelligence applications in ophthalmology, neurology and oncology. The curriculum starts with a 15-min CME accredited self-assessment survey designed to test your current skills in personalised …

by Heather Smith

The European Commission launches an initiative to collect ideas about deployable Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Robotics solutions as well as information on other initiatives that could help face the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. The initiative aims to create a unique repository that is easily accessible to all citizens, stakeholders and policymakers and become part of the common European …

by Heather Smith

On 19 February 2020 the EC published for consultation its white paper “On Artificial Intelligence – A European approach to excellence and trust”, giving us a clear view of the substantial changes the EC has in mind.  Artificial intelligence (AI) is a strategic technology that offers many benefits for citizens and the economy. It will change our lives by improving …

by Heather Smith

Introduction Digital technology is changing people’s lives. The EU’s digital strategy aims to make this transformation work for people and businesses, while helping to achieve its target of a climate-neutral Europe by 2050. Therefore, the EU’s strategies for artificial intelligence (AI) and data aim to encourage businesses to work with, and develop, these new technologies, …

by Heather Smith

Member States, experts, companies, and Research and Technology Organisations (RTOs) met in this workshop on 23 January to discuss the characteristics of Artificial Intelligence (AI) testing and experimentation facilities for health. The introduction of state-of-the-art AI methods, algorithms, and applications to the market, requires a previous experimentation and testing of such technologies in real-world environments. Such requirement is crucial …

by Heather Smith
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