EIB - Social Innovation Tournament 2019 Here is a pre announcement for this competition which aims to promote innovative ideas in relation to the fight against social exclusion, and to identify and reward projects offering substantial benefits to society, or which demonstrate best practice and are replicable. FACTS Maximum value: € 50,000 Announcement of call for ...
by Matt Grek

Republished from: Research Features. In 2011, strategist and consultant Brian O’Connor found himself troubled by the fact that progress in health and social care around the world was being inhibited and decelerated by a lack of communication and an inability to share knowledge within the sector. As a direct response to these perceived obstacles to …

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On 10 April 25 European countries signed a Declaration of cooperation on Artificial Intelligence (AI). Whereas a number of Member States had already announced national initiatives on Artificial Intelligence, they now declared a strong will to join forces and engage in a European approach to deal therewith. By teaming up, the opportunities of AI for …

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today permitted marketing of the first medical device to use artificial intelligence to detect greater than a mild level of the eye disease diabetic retinopathy in adults who have diabetes. Diabetic retinopathy occurs when high levels of blood sugar lead to damage in the blood vessels of the retina, …

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The Study “Cross-border cooperation: capitalising on existing initiatives for cooperation in cross-border regions” published by the Commission today[1] maps EU-funded cooperation projects for the period 2007 to 2017 in EU and EEA countries and Switzerland; provides insight into opportunities and challenges for cross-border cooperation in healthcare; and offers guidance to local and regional authorities and other parties who …

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Financed by the European third Health Programme, eHAction (eHealth Action) is going to contribute, in cooperation with EU countries and stakeholders, to innovative, efficient and sustainable health systems. Taking over the work from Jasehn, the newly launched 3rd Joint Action called eHaction will continue the operational, strategic and technical support of the eHealth Network – a group of …

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A new European Commission study analyses the impact on society of EU-funded Research and Innovation in technology for active and healthy ageing. Which of the projects have had the most influence in Europe over the last 11 years? Providing adequate care to the elderly is essential to ensure that Europe’s senior citizens are able to …

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The Middle East And Africa Is The Biggest Factor In The Global Connected Healthcare Market Anticipated To Reach USD 10.2 Billion By 2024. The global connected healthcare market is anticipated to reach USD 150 billion by 2024 due to the persistent geriatric population as elderly population is highly susceptible to acquire several health disorders as …

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