The European Commission has awarded prizes to Europe’s most promising innovations emerging from EU funded research and innovation projects. SUPSI from Switzerland won the 2019 Innovation Radar Prize for their lead role in developing robotic tech capable of executing repair tasks in harsh industrial environments. The awards ceremony took place at the Research & Innovation Days on …

by Heather Smith

This brochure provides a quick overview on Digital Innovation Hubs, one of the key pillars of the European Commission’s Initiative for Digitising European Industry. Download the brochure Article Source: https://ec.europa.eu/digital-single-market/en/news/digital-innovation-hubs-helping-companies-across-economy-make-most-digital-opportunities

by Heather Smith

The European Commission’s Directorate General for Content Networks and Technologies is launching a public consultation to gather the views of stakeholders on the priority areas for EU digital infrastructure investments and the best ways to address existing connectivity needs with Connecting Europe Facility support. The consultation is open until 11 September 2019. The Connecting Europe …

by Heather Smith

After three weeks of public voting, the decision has been made: out of 36 dynamic European innovators longlisted for this year’s Innovation Radar Prize, 12 will move to the next phase and compete in the final. On 5 August, the Commission launched the Innovation Radar prize2019, an initiative that aims to celebrate high potential innovations – …

by Heather Smith

According to a new study, eHealth adoption in primary healthcare in the EU has increased from 2013 to 2018, but there are large differences between the countries surveyed. Compared to 2013, the group of General Practitioners (GPs) who are enthusiastic about eHealth has doubled. Countries with the highest level of adoption (Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Spain, …

by Heather Smith

This meeting of the eHealth Network held in Bucharest on 11-12 June led to important decisions: Malta, Portugal and Estonia received the green light to launch their first digital cross border services for the exchange of health data, and Member States adopted “investment guidelines” to orient public and private actors towards funding and purchasing choices …

by Heather Smith

On 14 June 2019, Norway joined the EU Member States driven initiative on linking genomic databases across borders, becoming the 21st country to join this cooperation mechanism. The signature by Norway took place today during the 5th Meeting of the Representatives of the Signatories of the Declaration ‘Towards access to at least 1 Million Genomes …

by Heather Smith

The European Commission has launched an online consultation on the strategic priorities of Horizon Europe, EU’s next framework programme for research and innovation. The consultation is open until 8 September. The results of the consultation will inform the work on the Strategic Planthat will put forward the policy priorities and targeted impacts of the investments for …

by Heather Smith

The Commission would like to hear your views on a proposal for a Council Regulation for a European Partnership on Innovative Health under Horizon Europe. This initiative aims to provide a collaborative platform for pre-competitive research and innovation where small and big companies can join forces with researchers, patients, healthcare professionals and regulators in the …

by Heather Smith

The Commission has opened a call for expression of interest to relaunch the eHealth Stakeholder Group. The group will support the digital transformation of healthcare in the EU. The Commission has just presented a call for expression of interest to select the members of the eHealth Stakeholder Group 2019-2022. Members of the group shall be …

by Heather Smith