The VALUECARE project, an initiative funded by the H2020 Programme, officially launched its activities in Rotterdam, The Netherland, on the 9th and 10th December 2019. ECHAlliance, leader of the project exploitation, innovation and business modeling activities, and the other 16 partners, covering overall 8 different EU countries, had the opportunity to define together the mission …

by Heather Smith

A world first was achieved over 24 hours from 27 November 2019 to 28 November 2019 when ecosystems from across the 5 nations of England, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales came together to ‘learn and grow’. Among the broad range of innovative case studies were RiTTA, a Chatbot supporting chemotherapy patients; examples of the …

by Heather Smith

The mPower Project https://mpowerhealth.eu​ is a five-year project supported by the European Union’s INTERREG VA Programme, managed by the Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB). The project is creating a cross-border service for older people (age 65+) living with long-term conditions across the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland and Scotland. mPower works with communities to enable people to take …

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

It is 2 weeks since the Scottish Digital Health and Care Conference held in Glasgow on 20 & 21 November 2019.  We had fantastic attendance for our first 2-day conference with attendees from across: health, care, local authorities, voluntary sector, housing, education and supplier organisations.  Each day of the conference was co-chaired to demonstrate our commitment to working …

by Heather Smith

‘Learning and growing through Ecosystem Collaboration’ 27th November 2019 13:00 – 28th November 2019 13:00 Life Sciences Hub Wales, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff, Wales  Wednesday 27 November 2019 Time Session 12:00 Registration / Lunch / Networking 13:00 Welcome – Setting the Scene Bleddyn Rees, Deputy Chair, European Connected Health Alliance – View PresentationCari-Anne Quinn, Chief Executive, Life Sciences Hub, …

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ECHAlliance is looking for a senior International Project Manager to join its Projects Unit and work under the supervision of the International Projects Director: Key activities Design, develop and implement international projects Perform research activities and write grant proposals and reports in the field of digital transformation of health and care Prepare offers for customers …

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

RMIT University has announced a partnership with the European Connection Health Alliance to launch a digital health ecosystem in Australia. The partnership and Melbourne Ecosystem, billed as Australia’s first digital health ecosystem, is designed to strengthen the connections between patients, clinicians, researchers, policy makers, technology providers and the community, and follows the launch of groups …

by Julia Worcman

Cirdan – A member of ECHAlliance is a leading provider of innovative software and imaging solutions that enhance and speed up the diagnosis of patients. Headquartered in the UK, with offices in Canada and Australia, Cirdan is recognised as one of the leading suppliers of Laboratory Information Systems (LIS) worldwide and one of the fastest …

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

If I had to use one word to describe the health startup ecosystem, it would be healthy! We are witnessing a stratospheric rise in the number startups, giant leaps in innovation and record levels of investment to match. In just four years, the market grew from $70 billion to $172 billion (Statista 2017 Global Digital …

by Heather Smith

We are happy to launch this section of the website summarizing the GATEKEEPER kick off meeting celebrated between 23rd to 25th October 2019 in Madrid. It was a pleasure for all partners to have this first presential meeting hosted by Medtronic Ibérica in their role of project coordinator. We had the opportunity to know us …

by Heather Smith

Coincidentally I found a picture of my soccer team when I was about 12 years old. Apart from nostalgia, I wonder how I am the same, having changed both physically and personally over the years. My identity, my “self” is in the coordinates of time and space. The photo has its date and space is …

by Heather Smith

Andy Bleaden, Director Ecosystem Development for ECHAlliance, comments:  We publish these here in our newsletter and online a month after we send them directly to our members, in our monthly MEMBERS ONLY Funding Opportunities Newsletter. If you want to receive these in advance like our members then please become an ECHAlliance member! Becoming a member …

by Heather Smith

ECHAlliance has agreed to continue as the  global innovation partner of the event which will allow DHS to tap into their ecosystems bringing UK and  international examples of innovation and adoption from across the globe to the UK healthcare market. The Digital Healthcare Show which is part of Health Plus Care, the largest ecosystem event across …

by Heather Smith

Health Start-up Ecosystem Has New Platform to Showcase Growing Industry Importance October 2019, Barcelona: Following the continued success of the Digital Health and Wellness Summit at 4YFN 2019, the GSMA today announced that 4YFN Barcelona 2020 will feature a specialist Health and Wellness Hub co-organised with the ECHAlliance. Start-ups from across the health sector will …

by Heather Smith

Next month DISH partners will meet in Liverpool for the 3rd Consortium Meeting. The aim of the meeting, which will take place from the 9th to the 11th December at the Museum of Liverpool, is to present the status of the project and to discuss about the next steps. The two working days will be dedicated to …

by Heather Smith

The ICOST Conference 2019 took place in New York City, USA, from 14th to 15th October. Hosted by the New York University (NYU) and the New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM), the event succeeded also this year in bringing together an international community of researchers and experts from different continents and raised awareness about citizen’s …

by Heather Smith

To improve policies at regional level by developing an approach to Smart Healthy Age-Friendly Environments (SHAFE) The EU_SHAFE project has lunched, during the months of October and November 2019, the first round, four in total during the project life time,  of Local Stakeholders Meetings intended to foster the collaboration between the project partners and local …

by Heather Smith

Last week, Dr Otilia Kocsis, from the University of Patras, delivered the opening keynote session at the International Conference on Biomedical Innovations and Applications, which took place in Varna, Bulgaria, 8-10 November 2019. The conference was organised by the Technical University of Varna, IEEE Section Bulgaria and IEEE Bulgarian CAS/SSC Joint Chapter. The keynote, entitled: …

by Heather Smith

The Digital Health Ecosystem Wales (DHEW) team have been busy recently with not one, but two events on 11th November. DHEW’s API team delivered a technical deep dive workshop into their next API, Welsh Care Record. The workshop had 40 attendees – developers and informatics specialists from industry and NHS. We went through the API, …

by Heather Smith

22 Nordic Healthtech companies were gathered on “Deep Dive Hannover” to study the challenges in the German market for digital health. And Nordic collaboration matters, read more about why. The combined area of the Nordic countries forms the 7th largest nation in the world. The region has a population of around 27-28 million people. The …

by Heather Smith

Is digitization part of the answer to the challenges within the German health and care sector – as it is in most other European countries? And why is Germany currently one of the European countries with the least digitalized healthcare sector? Get answers to these complex questions – and prepare your German entry – or …

by Heather Smith

The first Australian Ecosystem for the ECHAlliance was launched on Wednesday 13 November in Melbourne. Facilitated by RMIT, the event was held at the Health Transformation Lab. The event was officially opened by Prof. Calum Drummond, AO, Deputy Vice Chancellor of Research and Innovation. Clare Russell, Director of Research Partnerships and Initiatives, hosted a fireside …

by Heather Smith

On October 10, 2019, HealthDay.si 2019 held a conference at the Medical Chamber of Slovenia – “How digital innovations improve the health care system.” professional public and patients. Zdenka Cebašek Travnik, Ph.D. Med., President of the Slovenian Chamber of Medicine, welcomed and welcomed all those who “think well” in their hearts, and emphasized that the …

by Julia Worcman
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