A bumper week of Ecosystems took place from 6 to 10 May 2019 with three separate ecosystems meeting in Spain, Romania and Northern Ireland. Starting in Galicia with the Galician Health Ecosystem hosted by the Galician Health Cluster and then on Thursday 9 May, Europe Day, we had the very first meeting of our Transylvania …

by Matt Grek

The Connectathon, which included over 3000 interoperability tests of health information systems, was held in Rennes in April 2019. It gathered more than 350 people from 89 companies and 18 countries.  Connectathon is a five-day ‘connectivity marathon’ for testing the interoperability of health information systems. It is a unique opportunity for vendors to test the …

by Matt Grek

Republished from: https://ec.europa.eu/health/human-use/events/ev_20190617_en In the beginning of this century, the EU put in place two regulations: one for medicines for rare diseases (‘orphans’) in 2000 and one for medicines for children in 2006. The ultimate objective of the legislation was to increase therapeutic choices for children and patients suffering from rare diseases. How? By bringing …

by Matt Grek

This year the 2nd Big Data for Precision Medicine Symposium (BDPM 2019) will be organized by the H2020 projects iASiS and PULSE.

by Matt Grek

The Canadian Integrated Health Alliance (www.CIHAlliance.org); in collaboration with the European Connected Health Alliance (www.ECHAlliance.com) and Invest Ottawa(www.investottawa.ca), launched the first annual Canadian European Digital Health Conference (CEC18) in Ottawa, October 23, 2018. Stakeholders from government, academic medicine and industry explored how to connect and to grow business opportunities between Canada, the USA and Europe in the rapidly emerging fields of digital …

by Matt Grek

Digital Health & Wellness Summit 2019 @ 4YFNMobile World Congress 26 February 2019, BarcelonaThe Digital Health & Wellness Summit 2019 (DHWS19) will be back in Barcelona as part of the 4YFN event. This event dedicated to disruptive innovation around mobile technologies will showcase the digital health market needs with public authorities, hospitals or insurers and at the time …

by Matt Grek