Digital Agenda for Europe
A Europe 2020 Initiative

ICT Proposers' Day 2014: ODI (Open Disruptive Innovation)

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Interested in Open Disruptive Innovation? Looking to find out more about Horizon 2020 funding, network with potential partners and discuss ideas? Come to Florence for ICT Proposers' day 2014 and sign up the ODI Session!

Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Ministers in charge of the Digital Economy launch new digital cooperation initiatives

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The Ministers in charge of the Digital Economy of the Union for the Mediterranean, under the co-Presidency of Dr. Azzam Sleit and VP Neelie Kroes, on the 30th of September launched a new digital cooperation initiative.

SEEMPUBS: maximum energy savings with minimum intervention for historic buildings

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The EU-funded project SEEMPUBS plans on using a new ICT-based monitoring, visualisation and control system to reduce and enhance historic buildings’ energy consumption.

Digital Action Day - 29 September 2014

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Plenary sessions and parallel work sessions will focus on the transformative and disruptive power of digital. Follow the event live via web streaming from 10:00 to 18:00.

Digital Action Day - Latest information

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List of Digital Action Day registered participants, Floor plan of the venue and Programme at a glance are now available!

Researchers demonstrate direct brain-to-brain communication in human subjects using non-invasive technologies

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In a first-of-its-kind study, an international team of neuroscientists and robotics engineers have demonstrated the viability of direct brain-to-brain communication in humans. Recently published in PLoS ONE, the highly novel findings describe the successful transmission of information via the internet between the intact scalps of two human subjects located 5,000 miles apart.

Access to your health records - results of the SUSTAINS pilot

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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.

Granatum web portal for drug discovery now online

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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.

Integrated care as a vehicle for innovation in health care delivery

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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.

iStoppFalls Symposium

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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.