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ETSI, the not-for-profit European Telecommunications Standards Institute, is organising a free workshop on telemedicine. Next to attendees, the organisers are looking for demonstrators and speakers. [read more]
The VIGOR++ Workshop 2014 "Showcase of Research Outcomes and Future Outlook" is for everone interested in bowel diseases and in silico medicine. [read more]
I believe, Research & Innovation is something we do quite well in Europe to be perfectly frank. We already have a lot of results. The main thing that I see is that our most brilliant researchers are actually moving out of Europe to other countries because these other countries promise them a better future, not only financially but also in terms of acknowledgement from their peers and public recognition. And I believe, that if we align correctly the interests and intentions of the scientists with the technology transfer offices and with the business world altogether, we will end up by creating a real nurturing environment for these new reserach ideas to become innovation. [read more]
The EU-funded REACTION project has received CE marking for their GlucoTab device. The GlucoTab, a mobile system for blood glucose management, can now be used for diabetes patients outside of clinical trials. [read more]
The creation of a pan-European information system will help unlock substantial forest resources in more a sustainable manner. This is the aim of the EU-funded SIMWOOD (Sustainable Innovative Mobilisation of Wood) project, which is developing the MOBILISER, a new online knowledge base that will spread integrated, transferable solutions and viable policies across Europe. Europe has more than 117 million hectares of forest. Quality validation date: 2013-12-19 [read more]
To help patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and to reduce the burden on our health systems, the EU has awarded about 6 million euros to the WELCOME project. It aims to create innovative solutions such as an integrated care management tool and a monitoring vest. [read more]
The European Commission adopted a policy package yesterday with new measures to reduce air pollution. The clean air package updates existing legislation and further reduces harmful emissions from industry, traffic, energy plants and agriculture, with a view to lowering their impact on human health and the environment. [read more]
We need structural changes, we need to really actively work on education, we need to actively work on bringing curiosity in the DNA of our people. The more curious people are about things, the more questions they will ask, the more innovative they will be and the more solutions will be at hand. So if you bring curiosity in the DNA of people or citizens in general, no matter how high or low their education is, they will go after answers and if you involve the population in bringing the answers together then you have tons of differents solutions and that's actually what innovation does. [read more]
This year's Med-e-Tel conference will cover topics such as telehealth for chronic disease management, telehealth service standards, telenursing, eLearning, open source software in healthcare, eHealth in low resource settings and developing countries, and much more. An exhibition will feature telemedicine and eHealth solutions. [read more]