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

From the 12 applications that qualified for the smart city solutions competition – Tallinnovation, the city of Tallinn, together with the research and business centre Tehnopol, selected five winners who will make the city’s services and environment more comfortable and modern for both the residents and visitors. The winning solutions were proposed by the following …

by Heather Smith

FROM 21 FEBRUARY 2020 – TO 30 NOVEMBER 2020 (17:00 CET) India has launched a Globalstars call for projects with Austria, Belgium (Flanders), Finland, France, the Netherlands, Sweden and Switzerland with the scope: “key enabling technologies for healthcare, agriculture and water”. Participants from India and respective Eureka countries are invited to submit joint industrial R&D project proposals …

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

#RIES20 is an international forum led by the Cluster Saúde de Galicia (CSG). It is the meeting platform for the main agents of the public and private health sector at the European level. This year, the theme for the V Forum RIES20 will be “Silver Economy: Food and Quality of Life”. It will focus on …

by Heather Smith

The Digital Health & Care Institute (DHI), one of Scotland’s seven innovation centres, today announced a brand refresh and name change, to reflect the organisation’s evolution into its Phase 2 business plan and beyond. From Monday the 5th of October, DHI will be known as the Digital Health & Care Innovation Centre. The name change, …

by Heather Smith

Europe’s rapidly ageing population means that better and more effective services ensuring the wellbeing of people cost-effectively, need to be developed. Digital services, the Internet of Things, artificial intelligence, and robotics offer a growing number of opportunities for wellbeing and ac- tive living in rural and remote areas.

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

NHS Borders clinicians can now access real-time patient data and information more efficiently, improving the quality and outcomes of referrals to downstream services, thanks to a newly deployed integrated interface between Strata Health and SCI Store. Using a single set of credentials, clinicians can log in to the Strata Health platform, auto-populate forms with patient …

by Heather Smith

The second edition of the ITU Innovation Challenges, co-organized by EQUALS​ and INPUT Hungary,​ ran from 4 May to 31 August 2020, receiving submissions from 26 countries. The winners were announced on 17 September. A jury of 12, with six external experts and six ITU experts, selected the winning ideas. A total of 20 winners— 12 women and 8 men—have been chosen across the three …

by Heather Smith