Innovate UK, as part of UK Research and Innovation, will invest up to £20 million in innovation projects. The aim of this competition is to support UK businesses to focus on emerging or increasing needs of society and industries during and following the Covid-19 pandemic. By fast-tracking innovation, the UK will be better placed to …

by Heather Smith

This is the second in a series of blogs that focuses on some of the inspirational ways that communities are using digital to help them respond to COVID19 across the UK and Ireland. In our last blog, we highlighted how there are a number of uplifting examples happening across the UK and Ireland where sectors …

by Heather Smith

The current COVID-19 pandemic has rapidly impacted every area of our lives and, in particular, is creating an unprecedented challenge to our health and care systems worldwide. Governments across the globe are taking numerous measures to respond to the urgent care needs of those impacted by COVID-19, while at the same time trying to reduce …

by Heather Smith

Europe remains at the epicentre of the COVID-19 crisis. No single European country is immune to the devastating consequences of this virus. Responding to the challenges of the pandemic thus requires a pan-European approach. Our health is too important. No one country, no one sector can deal with the health, social and economic impact of …

by Beatriz Sanz

How to manage the emergency and leap towards a digital health future As the COVID-19 outbreak continues, it has become even more challenging for patients to seek in- person medical care and for healthcare providers (HCP) to guarantee community health services for people who may have symptoms or concerns about the virus, at the same …

by Heather Smith

The Enterprise Europe Network Flanders in cooperation with Flanders’ Care created a ‘European Platform – Care & Industry together against CORONA’. The goal of the platform is to match the different needs of the healthcare sector and the offers of our companies and researchers. It also reserves place for governments to publish online all their …

by Heather Smith

Health Innovation Hub Ireland have launched the HIHI COVID-19 Solutions Portal – submit your ready to implement solutions to their database and working with Enterprise Ireland, they will endeavour to make it available to those who need it. We are in unprecedented times, the normal process and order that has informed our days up to now …

by Heather Smith

Caritas Coimbra / SHAFE will participate as speaker in the webinar “COVID-19: European Coordinated Response to the pandemic”, promoted by the EU Health Policy Platform of the European Comission. The session will take place virtually this Friday, the 3rd of April, at 11 CET. Carina Dantas, Innovation Director at Cáritas de Coimbra and Coordinator, with AFEdemy, of the SHAFE Thematic Network, will integrate a virtual Round …

by Heather Smith

Proposals are invited for short term projects addressing and mitigating the health, social, economic and environmental impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak. There is no closing date – proposals can be submitted at any time. UKRI will support excellent proposals of up to 18 months duration which meet at least one of the following: New research …

by Heather Smith
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