ERC funding scheme open to excellent mid-career researchers of any nationality who wish to carry out frontier research, in any field or subject, in EU Member States or associated countries. The European Research Council (ERC) was founded in 2007 and is the European Commission’s leading funding organisation for supporting investigator-driven, frontier research. The ERC runs …

by Francesco Condello

Today the European Commission is proposing to create a Digital Green Certificate to facilitate safe free movement inside the EU during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Digital Green Certificate will be a proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result or recovered from COVID-19. It will be available, free of …

by Francesco Condello

As the first calls of Horizon Europe are launched, this Q&A confirms that UK entities are already eligible to apply. It explains the process, scope and main features of UK’s association to Horizon Europe. Q&A on the UK’s participation in Horizon Europe SOURCE: https://ec.europa.eu/info/news/questions-answers-uks-participation-horizon-europe-2021-feb-25_it

by Francesco Condello

COVID-19 alert and warning Apps to protect lives and livelihoods The coronavirus does not stop at borders. Tracing and warning apps can help break the chain of coronavirus infections, nationally and across borders. They can save lives by complementing manual tracing. Most Member States have launched a national contact tracing and warning app which can be …

by Francesco Condello

The DigitalHealthEurope project just released its Digest#1, check it here. Among other things, DigitalHealthEurope is collaborating with experts and stakeholders across Europe to form multi-stakeholder communities, to develop white papers, guidelines and policy recommendations to inform the Commission’s policies and funding approaches to the transformation of digital health and care in the EU. Take this …

by Francesco Condello

As part of its continued efforts to tackle the spread of coronavirus and provide Member States with necessary equipment, the Commission launched the purchase of 200 disinfection robots that will be delivered to hospitals across Europe. Overall, a dedicated budget of up to €12 million is available from the Emergency Support Instrument (ESI). Hospitals from …

by Francesco Condello

Today, on the eve of the World Cancer Day, the European Commission is presenting Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan – a main priority in the area of health of the von der Leyen Commission and a key pillar of a strong European Health Union. With new technologies, research and innovation as the starting point, the Cancer …

by Francesco Condello

The ECHAlliance and DHS keep raising awareness and advocating for citizens empowerment towards the European Health Data Space ‘EHDS’ and the Data Governance Act.  We submitted our feedback positions to the European Commission’s consultations on these two topics, fostering a strong plan for capacity building on a trio of citizen literacies – health, digital and data literacy, preventing inequalities and …

by Heather Smith

Today, the Commission and the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy are presenting a new EU Cybersecurity Strategy. As a key component of Shaping Europe’s Digital Future, the Recovery Plan for Europe and the EU Security Union Strategy, the Strategy will bolster Europe’s collective resilience against cyber threats and help …

by Heather Smith

The European Commission is launching the call for tenders for the EU blockchain pre-commercial procurement to develop new capabilities for the European Blockchain Service Infrastructure. This procurement is done in relation to the work of the European Blockchain Partnership, a cooperation between the European Commission, all EU Member States and some countries of the European …

by Heather Smith
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