• Parliamentary Question on the protection of health data on the Internet

    On 11 February 2014, Marc Tarabella (S&D, Belgium) and Jean Louis Cottigny (S&D, France), both Members of the European Parliament, tabled a Parliamentary Question (PQ) on the protection of health data on the Internet.
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  • Full use of big data for an improved efficiency of healthcare

    Read the outcome of the report on "Big and Open Data in Europe: A Growth Engine or a Missed Opportunity" commissioned by demosEUROPA
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  • Horizon 2020 "ICT for Health and Wellbeing": More information for applicants

    The Commission has recently published a document compiling the most common questions and answers related to the two eHealth calls of the 2014 Work Programme of Horizon 2020
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  • Streamlined management of Horizon 2020

    With the aim of boosting its efficiency at managing Horizon 2020 grants, producing better policy and fastering grant approvals with fewer costs, the European Commission is currently in the process of reorganising its research and innovation department.
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  • EU awards 3.3 million for developing virtual models for Anaesthesia

    On 20 January 2014 the EC showcased in its website the RASimAs project (Regional Anaesthesia Simulator and Assistant), a European research project funded with €3.3 million in the 7th Framework Program, aiming at providing a virtual reality simulator and assistant to doctors performing regional anaesthesia by developing the patient-specific Virtual Physiological Human models.
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  • General Data protection Regulation delayed further

    The General Data protection Regulation (2012/0011 COD) will not be adopted before the European Parliament elections.
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