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E.g., 25-06-2018
E.g., 25-06-2018
  • 3rd Virtual Physiological Human Summer School

    From 18/06/2018 to 22/06/2018
    The Virtual Physiological Human (VPH) Summer School offers keynote lectures of world-class international researchers and hands-on training on computer modelling. Attendees will be able to handle synchrotron images, perform human body motion captures, run finite element simulations or create agent-based models.
  • Webinar: All you need to know about the inDemand community

    11/06/2018
    As part of the EU-funded inDemand community, companies co-develop their innovations with health care professionals and validate them into their health care organisations. Are you interested and would you like to know more? Join the webinar on 11 June 2018 at 3 pm CET.
  • Commission proposes most ambitious Research and Innovation programme so far

    07/06/2018
    For the next long-term EU budget 2021-2027, the Commission today proposed €100 billion for research and innovation. The new programme – Horizon Europe – will build on the achievements and success of the previous research and innovation programme (Horizon 2020) and keep the EU at the forefront of global research and innovation. Horizon Europe is the most ambitious research and innovation programme ever.
  • ACTIVAGE at IoT Week 2018

    From 04/06/2018 to 07/06/2018
    Contact
    During IoT Week 2018, the EU-funded ACTIVAGE Large Scale Pilot will present its vision and achievements regarding Internet of Things for active and healthy ageing (AHA-IoT). The project will pre-announce its Open Call for proposals of new AHA-IoT services and solutions, and SMEs and H2020 projects can discuss engagement in the ACTIVAGE AHA-IoT ecosystem.
    ACTIVAGE announcement
  • C3 Cloud: addressing multi-morbidity with ICT infrastructure

    31/05/2018
    Prof. Theodoros N. Arvanitis
    With a budget of almost €5 Million, the EU-funded C3-Cloud project will establish an ICT infrastructure facilitating a collaborative care and cure cloud to enable continuous coordination of patient-centred care activities by a multidisciplinary care team or informal care givers.
    c3-cloud logo
  • City4Age - The ultimate city for the elderly population

    25/05/2018
    Prof. Paolo Paolini
    The European funded City4Age project aims to make cities more age-friendly. It will create innovative ICT tools and services for early detection of risks related to frailty and of Mild Cognitive Impairments (MCI). The services will be tested in several European cities, as well as in Singapore.
    A helicopter view of a big city
  • Coordinated care plans for chronic diseases with PICASO

    23/05/2018
    With a budget of nearly €5 Million, the PICASO project is developing an ICT platform to support the coordination of care plans for people diagnosed with co-occurring chronic diseases.
    An elderly woman coordinating care with ICT
  • The latest Research and Innovation Framework Programme: Horizon Europe

    17/05/2018
    At the beginning of May, the European Commission announced a proposed budget of €100 billion for the next EU Research and Innovation Framework Programme, called Horizon Europe (2021-2027).
  • Commission proposes biggest ever investment for a R&I programme in Europe

    02/05/2018
    Today the Commission presented its long-term budget proposal for the 2021-2027 period. Building on the success of the EU's past flagship research and innovation programmes, the Commission proposes to increase investment in research and innovation by allocating €114.8 billion from the future long-term EU budget.
  • Commission launches EIC Horizon Prize for Early Warning for Epidemics

    26/04/2018
    The European Commission today launched a €5 million prize to find the best solution for setting up an early warning system for epidemics. It is one of six European Innovation Council (EIC) Horizon Prizes, which are part of the European Innovation Council pilot run under Horizon 2020, the EU's Research and Innovation Framework Programme.

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