The opportunities created by enhanced computing power, availability of data, and progress in algorithms, have made Artificial Intelligence (AI) the main technological revolution of our times. Artificial Intelligence represents an area of strategic importance and a key driver of economic development. With the help of Elements of AI, the groundbreaking online course made by Reaktor …

by Heather Smith

Companion Report The Commission presents a Companion Report alongside the Country Health Profiles to shine a light on some horizontal observations – trends that can be found in most, if not all, EU Member States. Inevitably, this touches on demographic and technological changes, the shift towards primary care and prevention, and the burden put upon …

by Heather Smith

A newly published report by LinkedIn concludes that while Europe has a relatively smaller pool of Artificial Intelligence (AI) talent compared to the US, it has strong ecosystems in place – driven by large, well-established companies in the industrial champions in Member States. With the right investments in training, further strengthening AI hubs and diversifying …

by Heather Smith

The European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) published a new report on “Pseudonymisation Techniques and Best Practices”, which explores the basic notions of pseudonymisation, as well as technical solutions that can support implementation in practice. In the light of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the challenge of proper application of pseudonymisation to personal data …

by Heather Smith

The research team of the CResPace project has recently announced a futuristic and ground-breaking achievement in the field of bio-electronics. Brain cells for the first time have been accurately reproduced in a silicon chip, opening new avenues for the treatment of several severe conditions, such as heart failures and degenerative diseases, like Alzheimer. A historic …

by Heather Smith

Four solutions for each identified need (sixteen in total) will be invited to present their value proposition during a Matchmaking Session on the 24th February 2020 in 4YFN (Barcelona). The activity is framed in the context of the WE4AHA Coordination and Support Action.  Why participate? Access concrete needs identified by healthcare organisations looking for Active and Healthy Ageing …

by Heather Smith

As start-ups from across the world converge in Helsinki for this year’s edition of global start-up event Slush, European firms focused on AI and blockchain are set to learn more about how to benefit from a new EU investment fund aimed at boosting innovation in these two key technologies. The new Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain …

by Heather Smith

The project BRIEFING helps researchers from the Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) programme finding their way to exploit the potential of early-stages technologies. Innovation does not happen magically. A large offer of services is designed by experts to help innovators nurturing the growth of their ideas. Invention and innovation are two words often used interchangeably. …

by Heather Smith

From our individual wellbeing to our security, efficient and transparent public services have a direct impact on the quality of our lives. When used to their full potential, digital tools to support the modernisation of public administrations could further facilitate administrative processes, improve the quality of services through flexible and personalised interactions and increase public …

by Julia Worcman

The 3rd call Reference sites of the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing (EIP on AHA) is proving to be one of the key initiatives of the European Commission in the field of digital health and care, after its first round in 2013, second in 2016, and now its largest so far, third. …

by Heather Smith
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