• Received two bids for the organisation of VPH2020

    The call for bids for the organisation of the VPH2020 conference closed on 15 Feb 2018. Two bids were received from the VPHi members Inria and University of Genova. The board will now have the hard task to select the winning bid at the forthcoming BoD meeting on 16 March.
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  • INSIST research programme kicks off!

    An international consortium coordinated by the Academic Medical Center in Amsterdam (AMC) received funding from the H2020 programme to implement INSIST - IN Silico trials for treatment of acute Ischemic STroke
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  • The VPH community submitted a FET flagship proposal: I²AGE

    Driven by the VPHi executive director Prof Lies Geris, the VPHi community put forward a FET flagship proposal on "Transforming the challenge of ageing into an age of opportunity"
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  • A new, modern Multiannual Financial Framework for a European Union that delivers efficiently on its priorities post-2020

    At their meeting on 23 February, the European Union's Leaders has discussed about how to ensure that the priorities they have set for the Union can be adequately funded and thus turned into reality. Both elements – defining common priorities and equipping the Union to implement them – are inseparable.
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  • Contribute to the EC consultation on Mazzucato paper on missions

    On 22 February 2018, the European Commission (EC) published an input paper by Professor Mariana Mazzucato entitled "Mission-Oriented Research and Innovation in the European Union - a problem-solving approach to fuel innovation-led growth"
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  • CompBioMed "Virtual Humans" film on YouTube

    Barcelona Supercomputing Centre (BSC) and CompBioMed H2020 Centre of Excellence in Computational Biomedicine, led by University College London, produced a short film showing the possibilities of using High Performance Computing (HPC) to delve deeper into the processes taking place within the body.
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