A SPECIAL FOREWORD BY ECHALLIANCE CHAIR BRIAN O’ CONNOR Dear all, This report marks more than 10 years of creating and fostering collaborations across borders and silos. We have learned a lot during that time. On occasions, we may have gone down the wrong road yet, despite that, we were able to accomplish so much. …

by Francesco Condello

El próximo 29 de junio a las 10h tendremos el placer de participar en el evento online “Presentación del Ecosistema de Salud de Extremadura” organizado por nuestro partner FundeSalud – Junta de Extremadura. El Ecosistema de Salud de Extremadura está coordinado por FundeSalud, la fundación de investigación dependiente de la Consejería de Sanidad y Servicios …

by Francesco Condello

Health industry supporting action plan with budget, dedicated funding sources, unanimous support by local and national government – it is the recent progress of the regional health ecosystem development program in Western Hungary. There were 6 months work of preparation by the broad network of local stakeholders – municipality, business intermediaries, universities. Over 1.000 people …

by Francesco Condello

The DigitalHealthEurope (DHE) Digest #3 is now available at https://bit.ly/33U06k8 ! The third edition of the DigitalHealthEurope (DHE) digest is dedicated to digital health literacy. DHE has promoted several initiatives related to better citizen access & control of data. Use of ICT in health is increasingly common and is fast becoming mainstream. Advances in digital …

by Francesco Condello

The Louth County Council EU_SHAFE partner in conjunction with the Technological University Dublin will host an interregional meeting focussed on social participation and Smart Healthy Age Friendly Environments on 27th May 2021 at 9:00 am IST (10:00 am CEST). The keystone of the webinar will be a panel discussion on “How do we advance social …

by Francesco Condello

ECHAlliance led two responses to the Green Paper on Ageing – check them out and join the webinar  The Green Paper on Ageing, which was released by the European Commission at the beginning of the year, seeks to launch a wide public debate on this issue. The Green Paper sets out the key issues related …

by Francesco Condello

In this online event, Gisela Garcia-Alvarez, Managing Director of the Galician Health Cluster in Spain presented the opportunities of collaboration between the two ECHAlliance ecosystems: Galicia & SWITCH.  CSG was joined by three of their members (Silverology, Activiza and Coquus) interested in collaboration with the SWITCH ecosystem stakeholders. All three companies outlined how collaborative work …

by Francesco Condello

European Institute of Technology, Big Data Value Association, Fraunhofer in Germany reflect the high quality of the partnership pool of Western Hungary ecosystem. Businesses benefit from actions like organizing research-oriented international study tours for 150 companies, digitalization audits and customized development program for 100 entities, prototype development and cross-border innovation transfer for 20-50 SMEs/year. Strengths …

by Francesco Condello

Since the end of last year our two sister organisations (e.g. Lars Munter sits on both the EHFF Advisory group and handles communications for the Nordic movement (http://nordichealth2030.org/ ) have developed a collaboration with Ubiquity University (https://www.ubiquityuniversity.org/about-us/ ), based on the US West Coast, led by Jim Garrison, in their series of webinars ‘Humanity Rising.’ …

by Francesco Condello

We are looking forward to Valentina Tageo presentation about the main conclusions of the work developed in the DigitalHealthProject, for “Supporting demand and supply for scaling up digital health and care solutions” The European Covenant on Demographic Change is happy to launch its new webinar session THE GRASSROOT EXPERIENCE DURING COVID19 | ENABLERS AND CHALLENGES. …

by Francesco Condello

Started on January 2021, the 4 years Horizon 2020 BRAINTEASER project seeks to exploit the value of artificial intelligence, big data—including those related to health, lifestyle habits and environment—, low-cost sensors and smart apps to support patients living with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and multiple sclerosis (MS) and their caregivers. Its goal is to develop …

by Francesco Condello

The Gatekeeper 1st Open Call closed on February 28th, 2021. In total, 114 proposals were received, addressing the 6 challenges, with applicants from 23 countries across the world. were submitted through the Online platform. More detailed information about the 1st Open Call are published on the project web site. We warmly thank all applicants for …

by Francesco Condello

The renewed information systems model will become more collaborative and sustainable. The use of open standards defines the strategy of the new electronic medical record of Catalonia and presents an opportunity for the Catalan technology sector. Information systems for data collection and clinical information of patients, share the need to have an architecture and a …

by Francesco Condello

Patients with complex challenges that demand increased coordination with partners beyond the hospital can benefit from telemedical discharge Safe settings and secure communication add value during discharges Patients who have been through a complex and long-term process at the hospital demand increased coordination across hospital, municipality and general practice when they are discharged. These patients …

by Francesco Condello

Online event May 27th kickstarts Danish debate on economy of wellbeing in Denmark; linking healthcare, health promotion, and prevention with core social determinants of wellbeing via economic policies.  Joining global and Danish experts in a debate about indicators, incentives, initiatives, and education, the event explores the implications and potentials of using wellbeing as a new …

by Francesco Condello

The Nordic Life Science news magazine has chosen five most promising Nordic companies to highlight the versatility of the Nordic life science industry. Oulu-based Finnadvance was recognised for working on reducing the use of antibiotics. All the selected companies are at different stages of development, with different focus areas, and they represent the different strongholds …

by Francesco Condello

A large part of Estonian health technology companies that create innovation in the complicated field of health, have concentrated at the Connected Health Cluster, managed by Tehnopol. The journey to implementing new solutions is often time-consuming in this sector; however, the benefits of these solutions improve the quality of health care services and access to …

by Francesco Condello

South-West Oltenia Regional Development Agency, as member of the Enterprise Europe Network Healthcare Sector Group – “EEN SG Healthcare”, invites you to attend the online international matchmaking event Business Meeting ”Biomedica on the move” 2021: Innovative Materials in Life Sciences, organized with the support of the network and its partners in Belgium, Netherlands and Germany, …

by Francesco Condello

The Extremadura Ministry of Health promotes the change towards an online high-quality teaching methodology.  The Extremadura Ministry of Health has agreed with the Foundation for Training and Research of Healthcare Professionals of Extremadura (FundeSalud) a new arrangement aimed at improving online training for professionals from the Extremadura’s Health Service (SES) in conjunction with the evaluation …

by Francesco Condello

The article is an information about the Conference that will take place on May 25, 2021 in the online formula. The aim of the conference is to create a platform for the exchange of knowledge and experience related to the application of the GDPR in the medical sector and good practices in the field of …

by Francesco Condello

With the lowest worldwide healthcare spendings, doctors shortages, dominance of rural areas, and poor infrastructure, African countries take advantage of digitalization to ensure universal access to medical services. Healthcare innovations – which are “nice-to-have” for many high-income countries – can save lives here. We talk with Dr. Amit N. Thakker, President of The Africa Healthcare …

by Francesco Condello

1.What is the approximate stakeholder breakdown of your ecosystem? Connected Health – Estonian HealthTech Cluster – brings together 55 partners, including 30 companies (start-ups, health IT, medtech, biotech, and pharma), R&D partners (universities and technology competence centres), health and care service providers (hospitals, GPs, occupational health), patient organisations and user communities, and public sector, including …

by Francesco Condello

Andy Bleaden, ECHAlliance Director for Ecosystems and Membership, welcomes our newest Foundation member CGI UK. CGI is among the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world with 77,000 professionals serving clients from hundreds of locations worldwide.  Andy Bleaden states “We can’t wait to start collaborating with CGI who already has connections and …

by Francesco Condello

We are pleased to welcome the Portugal Health Cluster Ecosystem. Read the interesting interview with Joana Feijó, Business Development Director and the ecosystem Coordinator below. Who are the key stakeholders? All from the health care sector value chain: academia, RD centers, Companies, startups, Corporate (pharma, software, tecmed, medical devices, equipment, biotech, care providers public and …

by Francesco Condello

The role of Digital Health and Care in response to COVID-19 & the momentum for change The expansion and deployment of digital tools has been a significant feature of the global response to COVID-19. Digital solutions have been used to maintain access to existing services, to provide newly required COVID-19 specific services and, to facilitate …

by Francesco Condello

COVID-19 – How to effectively communicate the need for change? The COVID-19 pandemics has proven to be a catalyst of change and of greater demand for coordinated and integrated health and social care services, with healthcare professionals and citizens at the centre of this change. This includes the need for effective communication strategies, including both …

by Francesco Condello
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