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Today the European Commission launches a public consultation on how Europe should promote digital innovation in health and care, for the benefits of citizens and health systems in Europe.

The input will feed into a new policy Communication to be adopted by the end of 2017, as announced in the recent review of the Commission's Digital Single Market strategy.

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IMI2 – Call 11 is a single-stage Call for proposals and includes one topic on the exploitation of IMI project results. It focuses in particular on the following IMI projects: EMTRAIN and PharmaTrain (both education and training), EUPATI (patient education), Open PHACTS (data management), RAPP-ID (infectious disease diagnostics), WEB-RADR (reporting of medicines side effects), and GetReal (incorporation of real world data into drug development).

IMI2 – Call 12 is a standard, two-stage Call for proposals and includes the following topics:

  • Development and validation of technology enabled, quantitative and sensitive measures of functional decline in people with early stage Alzheimer’s disease (RADAR-AD)
  • FAIRification of IMI and EFPIA data
  • Development of sensitive and validated clinical endpoints in primary Sjögren’s Syndrome (pSS)
  • European health data network (EHDN)
  • Analysing the infectious disease burden and the use of vaccines to improve healthy years in aging populations
  • Discovery and characterisation of blood-brain barrier targets and transport mechanisms for brain delivery of therapeutics to treat neurodegenerative & metabolic diseases
  • European Screening Centre: unique library for attractive biology (ESCulab)

Deadline for submitting proposals (both Calls): 24 October 2017

Find our more about the Calls on the IMI Website

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HNN 2.0 will organize a training course on “Grant Preparation, Grant Management and Participant Portal Tools for Submission (SYGMA)” for Health NCPs. The training will take place in Zagreb, Croatia, from 20-21 September 2017.

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Please note that this training is for Health NCPs only. If you are Health NCP, please login or create an account to register for this event.

AXA is partnering with eHealth Hub and its Solution Match service to source nutrition and smoking cessation solution partners.

AXA’s 2020 Ambition aims to empower people to live a better life and the group is actively engaged in a transformation from health payer to partner, through innovation, prevention and care. Aligned with this objective, AXA is looking to partner with European digital health SMEs to implement solutions in 2 key areas: nutrition and smoking cessation.

Call for application: May 12th to May 26th

For more information please visit the eHealth HUB website.

Call for Nutrition Solution
Call for Smoking Cessation

HNN 2.0 will be presenter at the "Speakers Corner" on this years' eHealth Week 2017 in Malta. We are also open for discussions and answering questions at an information booth.

Come and talk to us!

Register for eHealth week here

Interim evaluation of Horizon 2020 – Preparing the future

We invite everyone to take part in this public stakeholder consultation in the context of the interim evaluation of Horizon 2020, and to have a say on research and innovation activities run by the European Commission. The results of this consultation will feed into the report on the interim evaluation of Horizon 2020, will help to improve the implementation of Horizon 2020 and will set the scene for the future discussions on the next EU research and innovation funding post-2020.

This questionnaire is focused on Horizon 2020 in general and it is specifically addressed to the youth and young researchers.

The deadline for the survey is on Tuesday 18 April 2017.

Public stakeholder consultation

The challenge of the ‘Birth Day Inducement Prize’ under Horizon 2020 is to identify and bring to market innovative solutions preventing death and complications during pregnancy and childbirth.

The webinar will be useful to understand  the general functioning of Inducement Prizes and the specificities of Birth Day Prize.

Registration closed

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    Events - eStandards Final Conference - 26-27 June 2017, Brussels, Belgium

    The eStandards consortium is pleased to announce the eStandards Final Conference. This two-day event will take place in Brussels hosted by CEN TC251 at the CEN-CENELEC premises, Avenue Marnix 17, on June 26-27, 2017.

    You are invited to think of a global eHealth ecosystem where we all enjoy timely safe and informed health anytime anywhere and interoperability assets fuel creativity, entrepreneurship and innovation.

    In this eStandards conference, you will be part of in-depth discussions on the future of eHealth Standards that really impact the digital future of health. We will present the core elements of the final eStandards roadmap and discuss the way to create a new generation of eHealth standards that nurture Trust and Flow, strengthen Europe’s voice, and enable co-creation in interoperability with trusted dialogs on health, costs, and plans to meet great expectations for large-scale eHealth deployment.

    eStandards that help move forward with large-scale eHealth deployment in Europe, stepping forward from current best practices and employing the tools of the digital age will be discussed in four focus areas: (e) patient summaries for emergency and unplanned care (b) identification of medicines (c) chronic disease management (d) european reference networks for rare diseases Stay tuned!

  • 23.06.2017 - 02:00

    Success Stories - Test identifies best treatment for respiratory tract infections

    An EU-funded project has developed new tests to quickly determine whether a respiratory tract infection is viral or bacterial and whether it shows resistance to antibiotics, helping doctors prescribe the right treatment for patients while curbing the overuse of such life-saving drugs.
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    Research Headlines - Anti-bacterial gel fights infection in knee and hip replacements

    EU-funded project develops special coating for bone implants that cuts the risk of infection and minimises the need for further surgery, potentially benefitting thousands of patients across Europe.
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    Success Stories - How robots can enhance the lives of Europe's elderly citizens

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    Success Stories - Could a 'smart mirror' replace your doctor for disease diagnosis?

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