Better is fully committed to meeting the rapidly evolving needs of healthcare organisations in Germany. Therefore, the company is establishing a subsidiary in Hamburg this summer with additional offices in Berlin and Frankfurt. To provide the best possible services to their existing and new German customers, a local team of digital health experts will be …

by Francesco Condello

The ECHAlliance was a proud partner of the eHealth Summit 2021, the largest event for innovation and digital transformation in health held in Portugal, organised under the Portuguese Presidency of the EU. The event gathered hundreds of experts, professionals and stakeholders from the world of digital health, in more than 50 thematic sessions, committed to …

by Francesco Condello

The existing EU-China cross-border acceleration platform of Medical Valley and Convergence Partners is further strengthened through a strategic partnership with Greenland Health, the healthcare division of Chinese real estate giant Greenland Group. The parties aim to establish a joint China landing hub to support European Healthcare innovators and a venture capital fund to finance their …

by Francesco Condello

Codex4SMEs (Companion diagnostics expedited for small and medium-sized businesses) is an Interreg North-West-Europe-funded project, which improves healthcare by enhanced adoption of Personalized Medicine in Europe. The project consortium consists of nine project partners of seven different countries from Germany, The Netherlands, France, Ireland, Luxembourg, Austria and UK. Codex4SMEs is establishing a transnational European network, which …

by Heather Smith

German health minister Jens Spahn has announced €3 billion for hospitals to invest in modern emergency capacities, digitisation and IT security. The funding for projects to modernise the hospital system will be provided under the hospital future fund (KHZF), from the health fund’s liquidity reserve. This will cover 70% of projects and 30% will be …

by Heather Smith

Dementia is considered one of the biggest social and health policy challenges of the 21st century. Currently, there are 50 million people living with dementia worldwide, with 240,000 people with dementia living in Bavaria. For people with dementia and their families, dementia is associated with numerous fears and burdens. In order to provide support, participation …

by Heather Smith

Bavaria’s Startup Scene on the Road to Success despite Coronavirus Hubert Aiwanger, Minister of Economic Affairs: “Bavaria’s startups are crisis-proof” • Bavaria’s startup scene is currently generating positive headlines• Innovation hubs as driving force of development• InsurTech Hub Munich and Digital Health Hub Nuremberg/Erlangen have started a joint innovation program for health solutions Bavaria’s startups …

by Heather Smith

University Clinic Aachen (DE) and Bundesbeschaffung (AT) announce their upcoming public procurement for deploying highly-interoperable and -integrated Tele Intensive Care Unit (ICU) cockpit systems that outperform existing market solutions in assisting ICU specialists in academic telemedical command centres. First line purpose is the real-time or near-to-real-time data extraction, aggregation and presentation enabling an intensive care …

by Heather Smith

Last week saw our pop-up ecosystem which was themed on “Data Donation – What has changed in COVID-19 Times”. In this session we were pleased to feature our “Movement – The Digital Health Society”, our German Ecosystem “Medical Valley ENM Ecosystem”, our members “VTT” and “ORCHA”, we also heard from our International European funded Project DigitalHealthEurope. …

by Heather Smith

Business Finland and German ZIM programme are looking for inspiring market-oriented joint projects between small and medium-sized enterprises in Finland and Germany. The call is currently ongoing and is open until September 15, 2020. Project ideas should stem from the companies’ own needs and can belong to any domain. The projects should involve the development …

by Heather Smith
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