ECHAlliance are extremely pleased to welcome Xerox as our latest Foundation Partner. Xerox have a clear commitment to improve the experience for patients and citizens in healthcare. Their clear plan to inform, onboard, serve and most importantly satisfy patients in healthcare is a welcome breath of fresh air and shows a patient and needs led …

by Heather Smith

Ricoh, a global provider of technology that helps organisations to be more agile and productive through the transformation of business processes, has published a new report entitled “The Future of Work”. The report, researched and produced by Arup, explores how technology will shape our jobs, with collaboration and sustainability at the core. The study is …

by Heather Smith

In the link below you can read NHS Health Scotland’s blog.  Blog posts are written by NHS Health Scotland’s staff, partners and stakeholders. Opinions expressed are those of contributors and do not necessarily reflect the organisation’s views. Read more:  http://www.healthscotland.scot/our-blog

by Heather Smith

The Digital Healthcare Show is part of Health Plus Care, the largest ecosystem event across health and social in the UK, brings together over 6,000 + healthcare professionals each year.  ECHAlliance is the global innovation partner of the event which will allow DHS to tap into their ecosystems bringing UK and international examples of innovation and …

by Heather Smith

NHS Western Isles are partners in a new three year Northern Periphery & Arctic INTERREG Project which is led by Ulster University with partners from Lulea Institute of Technology and Norbotten Association of Local Authorities in Sweden, East Finland University, Action Mental Health, N. Ireland and Cork Institute of Technology, Ireland.    The project will develop …

by Heather Smith

‘Highlighting Cross Border Collaborations in Digital Health’ 22nd January 2020 @ Carrickdale Hotel, Dundalk, Co. Louth Sponsored by  The fourth joint ECHAlliance eHealth Ireland and Northern Ireland Connected Health Ecosystems Gathering took place to an audience of over 200 interested stakeholders registered from across the health ecosystem spectrum. The size of the audience and potential …

by Heather Smith

With the recent departure of the UK from the European Union, many potential applicants to H2020 funding programmes have expressed their concern around including UK partners in their proposals. Please download here a leaflet prepared by UKRO that provides an update on the UK’s continued participation in EU funded R&I post-Brexit, which should hopefully provide …

by Heather Smith

Last week was formally launch the GIANT 5,000 Women 2020 Campaign! Having worked in and with healthcare for over 30 years, Susan MacDonald, of 5,000 Women Campaign Lead commented:  “I am excited to be working with such an incredibly talented global team who we shall profile in the coming weeks and months.  GIANT Health’s ambition …

by Heather Smith

We’re delighted to support All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Longevity’s action plan to give all a better chance of living longer in good health. This month sees the publication of The Health of the Nation – A Strategy for Healthier Longer Lives, a new strategy by the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Longevity.  About the …

by Heather Smith

We have received a request from ECHAlliance member Belfast City Council, N Ireland, who have asked us to circulate the following opportunity to our Members. Shenyang, Liaoning Province, Peoples Republic of China, is a sister city of Belfast and there is a long standing and close relationship between them . Shenyang, as with all Chinese …

by Heather Smith

Member States, experts, companies, and Research and Technology Organisations (RTOs) met in this workshop on 23 January to discuss the characteristics of Artificial Intelligence (AI) testing and experimentation facilities for health. The introduction of state-of-the-art AI methods, algorithms, and applications to the market, requires a previous experimentation and testing of such technologies in real-world environments. Such requirement is crucial …

by Heather Smith

On 29 January, a workshop took place in Brussels to explore how Member States are implementing the GDPR for the protection of personal data in the field of health, in order to identify possible differences and examine how this may affect the cross-border exchange of health data in the EU. It is the first of …

by Heather Smith

Today the Commission announced new member organisations of the eHealth Stakeholder Group. The group will support the Commission in the development of actions for the digital transformation of health and care in the EU. The Commission has just published the names of the new member organisations of the renewed eHealth Stakeholder Group with a mandate …

by Heather Smith

We invite Europe’s Digital SMEs and startups to innovate and grow their business based on our open and reusable solutions. 01. Imagine a new service based on open and reusable solutions Get inspired by success stories Discover the open solutions Register and get the application form Fill in the application form and get support Submit your application form by e-mail …

by Heather Smith

El “II Congreso en Salud Mental Digital 2020” #CSMD, es un espacio de actualización entre profesionales de la salud mental en el cual dialogar sobre las más recientes tendencias en psicoterapia online, investigación, intervenciones basadas en internet, tecnologías para la práctica clínica como realidad virtual y riesgos de una sociedad digital como el cyberbullying, adicciones …

by Heather Smith

Here are the three finalists that will present their adoption case on 25 February 2020 in Barcelona during 4YFN: Galicia Healthcare Service and DXC Technology with E-SAÚDE NHS Liverpool Clinical Commissioning Group and Docobo with Technology Supported Health Service at Scale Digital Health and Care Directorate, Scottish Government and Attend Anywhere with NHS Near Me If you want …

by Heather Smith

Today the European Commission adopted its 2020 Work Programme. It sets out the actions the Commission will take in 2020 to turn the Political Guidelines of President von der Leyen into tangible benefits for European citizens, businesses and society. The driving force behind this first Work Programme is to successfully grasp the opportunities that the twin ecological and digital transitions …

by Heather Smith

Science Park Tehnopol, in cooperation with EIT InnoEnergy, a pan-European impact fund, invites Estonian companies to participate in the new international PowerUp! Challenge programme aimed at investing in innovative solutions and finding the next unicorns in the field of green technologies. The program also includes the PowerUp! competition for start-ups which in the past has …

by Heather Smith

More people than ever before are using technology to monitor and track their health, wellbeing and performance. The health and fitness technology have the potential of empowering users to take a proactive role and be more physical active. It is a complex field with not only the need for producing hardware or bringing the right …

by Heather Smith

A rehab lab (rehabilitation laboratory) is a fab lab (a fabrication laboratory) where people with a disability can design their own assistive devices using 3D printing. The REHAB-LAB 4U initiative started in 2016 in Kerpape, Brittany, one of the biggest rehabilitation centres in France. The initiative is now expanding all over Europe, thanks to the …

by Heather Smith

An online Webinar will be organised to promote the new call for proposals of the Active and Assisted Living (AAL) Programme. This will be one of the last calls of the AAL Programme under Horizon 2020. Participants will get the opportunity to learn more about the call requirements and hear some tips and tricks for …

by Heather Smith

Introduction This stakeholders’ questionnaire is part of a broad consultation carried out by the Innovation Ecosystems Task Force of the European Commission’s Directorate General for Research and Innovation. The respondents have time until 31 January 2020 to submit their replies. In its proposal for the next research and innovation framework programme Horizon Europe, setting out …

by Heather Smith

The buyers group, made up by Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau (ES), who acts as lead procurer, Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital (UK), Hospital Universitari Mútua de Terrassa (ES) and Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge (ES) published the contract notice on 16th January 2020 in both the Official Journal of the European Union and …

by Heather Smith

The European Conference on Rare Diseases & Orphan Products (ECRD) is recognised globally as the largest, patient-led rare disease event in which collaborative dialogue, learning and conversation takes place, forming the groundwork to shape future rare disease policies. The event draws together more than 800 participants from over 50 countries around the world. Leading, inspiring and engaging all stakeholders to take …

by Heather Smith

January 2020: Mr. Charalampos Vassiliou, Project Coordinator from BYTE, provides a first insight concerning the SmartWork System Architecture and overall specifications, and how the system will provide a robust and seamlessly integrated framework. SmartWork aims to support an age-friendly working and living environment through the utilization of an ICT-enabled framework for the integration and support …

by Heather Smith

22nd January 2020Carrickdale Hotel, Dundalk, Ireland CROSS BORDER COLLABORATION – Pitching Panel 08:45 – 09:25 Pitching Panel – Advice from North / South perspectives This pitching opportunity enables businesses from across the island to share their ideas and innovations to a panel of experienced stakeholders. Advice can be given on specific aspects of products, services, …

by Francesco Condello

This week, PULSE project has participated at the Big Data for Health Policy Symposium, an event organized by the MIDAS project consortium, which took place in Derry (Northern Ireland) at the Ulster University Magee Campus. On Tuesday 21st, during the PM18 Projects Dissemination Session, five projects funded under the H2020 call “SC1-PM-18-2016 – Big Data …

by Francesco Condello

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 marsa

23rd – 24th January 2020, Trieste (Italy) This week, ECHAlliance will be at the conference “Active ageing as a tool for social innovation”, promoted by the Regional Assembly of the Friuli Venezia Giulia Region as part of the initiatives of the “Knowledge exchange platform” (KEP). The KEP is the result of the cooperation between the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) and the European …

by marsa
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