• Influence in silico Medicine with Avicenna

    The Avicenna project kicked off on 1st October 2013. The project, which is part funded by the European Commission, aims to create a Roadmap for the development of in silico clinical trials.
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  • Innovative digital technologies on Health, "transforming healthcare"

    On 17 January, the Commissioner for Digital Agenda, Ms. Neelie Kroes, published in her blog an entry through which she emphasised the beneficial impact that innovative digital technologies can have for healthcare and healthcare management.
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  • Registration to the database of independent experts for European research and innovation now open

    The European Commission launched on 16 January the call for experts in Smart Systems Integration to register to the database of Independent Experts for European Research and Innovation ('ICT-02-2014).
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  • Call for tender “Pilot project on the promotion of self-care systems in the European Union“

    On 19 December 2013, the European Commission, DG Sanco, launched the call for tender entitled “Pilot project on the promotion of self-care systems in the European Union“, that champions the enhancement of self-involvement in one’s own healthcare maintenance coupled with the development of effective self-care strategies at both EU and Member State levels.
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  • The scope for gains from digitally transforming health care

    A new report has been published by the European Commission, entitled "Unlocking the ICT growth potential in Europe: Enabling people and businesses”. The report highlights the importance of unlocking ICT's growth potential in Europe now and calls for a strategic vision for Europe.
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  • VPH Policy Affairs Working Group in 2014

    2014 marks a significant year in EU politics. In May of this year, European Citizens will be electing a new European Parliament with drastic changes expected in the formulation of the European Parliament.
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