Digital Agenda for Europe
A Europe 2020 Initiative


An EU-Japanese project has combined cloud computing and Internet of Things (IoT) technologies to develop smart city applications that keep citizens up to date on events, emergencies, weather, traffic and more. Read more
From 2012 onwards, the EU-funded SUSTAINS project has been giving patients access to their personal health records at several European pilot sites. A successful new model for healthcare delivery? Time for some results. Read more
The GRANATUM web portal is now online, ready to connect biomedical researchers across borders. The public GRANATUM IT platform provides access to information about cancer research and established pharmaceutical agents from 83 global data sources in an integrated, semantically interlinked manner. Read more
Glasgow, United Kingdom
The European Innovation Partnership on Active and Health Ageing (EIP AHA) is organising a workshop 'Evidence Generation and Successful Knowledge Transfer in Public Health: Case study on integrated care'. The event is part of the 7th European Public Health Conference with the theme 'Mind the gap: Reducing inequalities in health and health care'organised by the European Public Health Association (EUPHA) and co-funded by the European Commission. Read more
From 24/10/2014 to 25/10/2014
German Sport University Cologne, Germany
The iStoppFalls symposium will present methods and results on a variety of topics which have been covered during the 3 year project focusing on the utilization of technologies to facilitate exercise in the anticipation of reducing falls and providing a fall prevention program. Read more
From 08/10/2014 to 09/10/2014
Institute of Sound and Vibration (ISVR), Southampton, UK
This two-day workshop will include series lectures of anatomy and physiology of the cochlea (the auditory portion of the inner ear), cochlear mechanics and cochlear modelling. There will also be a hands-on tutorial in which participants build and program a cochlear model using open source finite element software PAK. Read more
The latest Eurohealth magazine is a special European Health Forum Gastein issue. On page 14 you can find an article written by EC Policy Officer Terje Peetso about telemedicine: "The time to hesitate is over!" Read more
The contest, which featured the pitching of three finalist’s projects, was held on 10 September during a plenary session of the Forum of the AAL Programme in Bucharest (Romania). All contenders were challenged in a “dragon’s den” by a panel of four renowned experts in the field of technology, business and end users and the final vote. Read more
The International Journal of Social Robotics has issued a Call for Papers for its forthcoming Special Issue on New Frontiers of Service Robotics for Active and Healthy Ageing. Read more
From 26/09/2014 to 30/10/2014
The present call invites proposals that contribute to addressing challenges faced by journalists, in the exercise of their work, and monitor and coordinate existing activities in this field. Read more