EU eHealth in focus - Newsletter — Issue Fri 01 Aug 2014

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ISSN : 2362-986X
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ICT Proposers' Day 2014: Health Data & Modelling and ICT for Integrated Care
Passionate about the future of health care? 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 to the Health Data & Modelling and ICT for Integrated Care Networking Sessions!
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See also : ICT Proposers' Day 2014 Website
Calls
Call for proposals - Fiber to the Home - FTTH 2014
Pilot project – Connected for Health: Well-Being and Healthcare Solutions in Open Access FTTH Networks

Details: deadline for submitting applications 30/09/2014 as evidenced by postmark

Guide to evaluation to be uploaded in due time.

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Commission announces €100 million Fast Track to Innovation and five innovation prizes
The European Commission today presents details of a new €100 million "Fast Track to Innovation" (FTI) pilot action and five innovation prizes under Horizon 2020, the European Union's €80 billion research and innovation programme. The FTI aims to support Europe's economy by offering innovative businesses and organisations grants to give a final push to get great ideas to market. The prizes offer a reward for technological breakthroughs of high societal relevance. The initiatives underscore the drive to support innovation in Europe as part of the first, two-year Horizon 2020 work programme. Today's announcement also confirms the €7 billion for Horizon 2020 calls during 2015 and sets out the timetable for applications.
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See also : First Horizon 2020 Work Programme update – launch of FTI and innovation prizes
Events
10 - 12 September 2014 - London, UK
International Digital Health and Care Congress
Find out at this three-day event that brings together researchers, policy makers, practitioners and innovators to explore how the innovative use of technology is supporting improvements in the care of people with long-term conditions and other health and social care needs. The congress is now in its fourth year and it regularly sells out, attracting more than 500 international delegates who come to hear about the design and application of new technologies; to share experiences; and to showcase new ideas, new research and new innovations in digital health, mobile health, telehealth and telecare.
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22 September 2014 - Brussels
EU Marketplace for eHealth & EIP on Active and Healthy Ageing
ECHAlliance will partner with the European Commission, the AAL Programme and AGE Platform Europe to bring you this dynamic marketplace event. The objective is to provide a platform for all stakeholders in connected health and EIP AHA actors to meet, share best practices and develop effective collaborations leading to new projects and business opportunities. The event will provide a platform for the exchange of information between procurers and potential suppliers, and will support the internationalisation of SMEs and the identification of market opportunities.
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See also : The event is organised back-to-back with the Silver Economy event of the 23rd
17 - 18 November 2014 - Newport, UK
International Telecare and Telehealth Conference
This year's conference will focus around Solutions for 21st Century Care and will include: a two day interactive, thought provoking, practical conference with the best and brightest speakers in our industry; Industry focused break-out sessions on tackling the Solutions for 21st Century Care through the use of technology; A showcase of the latest technology innovations Great networking opportunities.
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