Author: Anze Droljc, Director of Business Development IN SLOVENIA, WE CAN BE PROUD OF THE ACHIEVEMENTS IN E-HEALTH ON A NATIONAL LEVEL We have entirely digitised ePrescriptions, eReferrals, comprehensive patient summary, and interoperability backbone, enabling medical teams across all levels of care to always have the latest patient information available. < 2 Mio individuals have …

by Heather Smith

MyData Online 2020 conference | 10 Dec 2020, 15:45-17:15 CET The ECHAlliance organised a session in the MyData 2020 Conference, with the key goal of discussing and validating the preliminary conclusions on citizen-controlled health data sharing governance, mostly developed under the DigitalHealthEurope project and presented in the Consultation paper under this theme. Some of the …

by Heather Smith

The Brexit deal is the start of a new era in the relationships between the EU and UK. Although it provides a number of answers to many questions and concerns, the resolution of all the uncertainties related to the participation of UK based organisation in EU funding programmes will still require some time and further …

by Heather Smith

Borderless AI Initiative Health & Life Sciences cluster together with AI Cluster Bulgaria, AI Austria, AI Serbia, AI Sweden, and UK established the initiative during the summer 2020. By combining AI organisations with strong and practical know-how with policy makers and academia could contribute for: Citizens to reap new benefits for in such as improved …

by Heather Smith

The 2020 EU Health Policy Platform Thematic Network on the workforce of the future has published, early this month, its Joint Statement. The document, which is the final product of the work made by the Thematic Network, provides insights into best practices in workforce education to be shared across borders, into the skill set of …

by Heather Smith

The Health Sciences Research Unit: Nursing (UICISA: E) at the Nursing School of Coimbra (Esenfc) is an active, innovative and creative centre! In its work processes, UICISA: E seeks to produce useful and meaningful knowledge for society. The unit wants to take the knowledge to the end-users, as nurses; or even to the citizen, through …

by Heather Smith

ECHAlliance are delighted to welcome two additional experienced members to our Global Team, Peter Ward and Matthew Wintle. “Peter and Mathew are well known as successful entrepreneurs in the Global Pharmaceutical, Life Sciences and Digital Health Sectors. They will enhance and expand the services we offer to our Members and our Global Community”, said Brian …

by Heather Smith

The path from the table of a researcher to a marketable future medication, health care product, or health care solution is long and requires financial planning. Realized in cooperation by Business Finland, Business Finland Venture Capital, Finnish Industry Investment Ltd (Tesi), and Health Capital Helsinki, investor event Finnish Health and Life Science Research Showcase for Investors brought together …

by Heather Smith

In the future, drones can be the new way to transport blood samples in Norwegian health care. Through an innovation project several health companies are exploring how this can be done. We believe that the new hospital in Stavanger can be the first hospital in Norway transporting laboratory samples by drones, says Børre Eimhjellen, CEO …

by Heather Smith

Author: Lenka Lhotska, Viktor Kubat, Kristyna Hejdova, Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic The year 2020 showed urgent need of introduction of technologies into daily practice in health and social care. The team of the Czech Technical University in Prague (CTU), Czech Republic was coincidentally awarded a grant for a project focused on the …

by Heather Smith

Natalia Korchakova-Heeb, coordinator of the Health4All Ecosystem in Hess, Germany, is inviting to save the date for an exciting event that will be held by the Global Health Hub-Germany – a webinar “The collaborative approach of the European mHealth Hub“, 24 February 15.00 CET. The purpose of the event is to present the European mHealth Hub …

by Heather Smith

We are pleased to welcome the Arc Innovation at Sheba Medical Center Ecosystem. Read the interesting interview with Karen Biala, Israeli Ecosystem Coordinator below. Who are the key stakeholders?  Our key stakeholders are academic medical centers, startups, and industry partners. 
 What are the main objectives of your ecosystems?  Our main objectives are to implement digital …

by Heather Smith

In a situation where we have collected a variety of health data from different locations, patients expect to receive more personal and personalised treatment. A personal approach requires a new perspective from healthcare providers.  The seminar ‘Personalised Medicine in Healthcare’ discussed where we have come in the field of personalised medicine and what prevents Estonia …

by Heather Smith

Sheba Medical Center has released an internal call for proposals due at close of business (your time) on January 17, 2021 Sheba Medical Center has released an internal call for proposals for a unique opportunity for clinical researchers and others that are interested in conducting experiments in space on a private mission known as AXI.  …

by Heather Smith

We are pleased to welcome the South West Oltenia Region Ecosystem. Read the interesting interview with Marilena Bogheanu, Romanian Ecosystem Coordinator below. Who are the key stakeholders? The key stakeholders are: educational and research institutions, medical offices, polyclinics, travel agencies, accommodation operators, treatment bases, public authorities. What are the main objectives of your ecosystems? The …

by Heather Smith

DHI C19 – Online Contact Tracing Form (Co3) – Project Update NHS Onboarding Status on onboarding as of 9th December at 10am. Eight boards now using CO3 (Lothian, GG&C, Grampian, Tayside, Fife, Borders, Lanarkshire, D&G Six boards using it for fully automated results delivery Further two boards due to onboard to CO3 this week  Island …

by Heather Smith

The year of 2020 was different for all of us. The global pandemic affected wide range of industries: biotechnology and natural sciences sectors were no exception. Despite the unusual circumstances this period has served biotechnology industry many opportunities and enabled effective contribution in the global response to the COVID pandemic. Lithuanian biotechnology sector is no …

by Heather Smith

Center for Innovative Medicine (Vilnius) joined Lithuanian Health technology Ecosystem to support scientific innovation transfer into clinically relevant knowledge and expertise. Center for Innovative Medicine is an advanced and competitive biomedical research center operating as an open access facility with a focus on healthcare innovations, specifically stem cells and recombinant molecules technologies for tissue engineering and …

by Heather Smith

Proteins are large, complex molecules that drive virtually every biological function. Naturally occuring proteins aid biochemical reactions, transport materials within the cell, transduce chemical signals, and play other crucial roles both in our bodies and around us. Proteins, when engineered to perform specific functions (e.g. binding and neutralizing pathogens, converting industrial waste to useful materials), have …

by Heather Smith

We are pleased to welcome the Norwegian Health Tech Ecosystem. Read the interesting interview with Mara Diaconu, Norwegian Ecosystem Coordinator below. Who are the key stakeholders? NHT ecosystem stakeholders and members are a mix of SMEs, research and development organisations, academia, large organisations, municipalities, hospitalities etc. Please see some the numbers below and the full …

by Heather Smith

We are delighted to be partnered with the LSX World Congress event for first time! For 6 years, the LSX World Congress has been bringing together the executives that matter to the future of healthcare and life science strategy, investment, partnering and deal making. LSX World Congress gathers the founders and CEOs of innovative start-ups …

by Heather Smith

If you have not already done so we would very much value your opinion on how the Scottish Rural Health Partnership moves forward and would like to invite you take part in a short survey to help shape our future development.

by Heather Smith

2020 saw health and care services accelerate digital adoption plans, as they established new ways to deliver services. But what trends emerged and what is predicted for the latest national lockdown and the rest of 2021? As ORCHA supplies health app libraries to 50% of NHS England regions and health bodies in eleven countries across the …

by Heather Smith

The launch event of the ecosystem coordinated by ISRAA in collaboration with the international network coordinated by ECHAlliance took place on 12 November. The ecosystem aims to address some relevant sectoral challenges by bringing together knowledge from academia, experience and possibilities from the corporate world as well as those directly brought by social and health …

by Heather Smith

If the coronavirus pandemic and Europe-wide lockdowns taught us one thing, it is just how reliant we all are on digital technologies – including for our own health, and that data was in the right place at the right time to answer the right questions. Nigel Hughes is Scientific Director at Jannsen Research and Development …

by Heather Smith

This week, AI Watch released a report on the uptake of AI in health. The report shows how the interest for AI in the health sector is growing rapidly both in research and in the industrial sector : the proxies of AI in health activities, such as patents and VC investments, increased by as much as fivefold …

by Heather Smith

Liverpool care provider Connected Health is extending its Home Care service across Merseyside with a fleet of 4 branded Skoda Fabias. Despite the Covid pandemic, the company has seen an impressive 200% growth in the last six months under the leadership of GB Operations Director, Phil Tattersall. The Skoda Fabia was chosen due to its …

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

Discussions on data sharing have multiple perspectives, interests and even biases and the only way forward is to acknowledge the tensions but search for the potential compromises that can be implemented in the short-term. It is essential to progressively improve the testing of new models, the amount of data being shared and the awareness of …

by Heather Smith
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