Digital Agenda for Europe
A Europe 2020 Initiative


Athens, Greece
Can Cloud Computing change the healthcare landscape? Read more
Through the EU-funded THALEA project, five hospitals from Germany, Netherlands, Spain, Belgium and Finland have joined forces to get one central, highly interoperable telemedicine and telemonitoring 'cockpit' for their intensive care units. This will improve the care of acutely live-threatened patients. A European-wide call for tender is open until 25 November 2014. Read more
What have the best brains of Europe come up with to improve healthcare with the help of Information and Communication Technology (ICT)? The pdf-document below offers an overview of the most current (on-going or recently finished) European funded projects in the field of ICT for health and wellbeing ('eHealth'). Read more
The Swiss Center for Electronics & Microtechnology CSEM, one of the partners of the SPLENDID project (part of the Seventh Framework Program), is developing chewing sensors in the fight against obesity. Read more
General Practitioners and other doctors will be equipped with a new, online information system to help diagnose and treat a range of balance disorders, thanks to €3.5m European Union funding for EMBalance. This three-year project involves researchers from ten different partners, spread across seven European countries. Read more
European researchers have been awarded over €2.9 Million to create new tools to predict how Parkinson's disease develops. This would revolutionise treatment and care for people living with the condition. Read more
The EU-funded SmartCare project aims to define a common set of standard functional specifications for an open ICT platform enabling the delivery of integrated care to older European citizens. A total of 24 regions and their key stakeholders will define a comprehensive set of integration building blocks around the challenges of data-sharing, coordination and communication. Ten regions, among them Friuli Venezia Giulia in Italy, will then pilot integrated health & social services to combat a range of threats to independent living commonly faced by older people while the other will prepare for early adoption. Read more
Trento, Barcelona, Copenhagen
Through pre-commercial procurement, the FP7 NYMPHA project aims to identify new care models for patients with mood disorders, such as bipolar disorder or depression. Currently the project is looking for potential partners and has organised a market consultation day. Read more
DALI is an EU funded project that is developing a device, the 'c-Walker', to help older people to maintain their out-of-home mobility. In this interview Dr Wilkinson discusses investigating shared space interaction to steer the design of an intelligent mobility aid for older people Read more
From 28/04/2014 to 17/04/2014
The AAL Association organized this info day on 16 April to inform interested parties about the next call topic of the AAL Joint Programme: “Care for the future”. The video of the event along with presentation material are now available online. The topic of this call is explained as well as the procedures for applying and for searching a partner. Read more