Digital Agenda for Europe
A Europe 2020 Initiative


ENISA, the EU Agency for Network and Information Security, is organising together with the European Commission the first eHealth security workshop. The workshop will focus on the criticality of the information systems that support eHealth. Read more
Last July, the European Commission recognised 27 profiles and standards for healthcare systems to be developed through public procurement. This is a step forward for reaching the European Digital Single Market in eHealth, writes Professor Mildenberger. He is co-chair of IHE-Europe, a non-profit association dedicated to interoperability in health information technology. Read more
From 08/10/2015 to 09/10/2015
The conference will be broadcast live via web streaming. One of the sessions (8 October at 16:30 CET) deals with "Network Challenges: eHealth and IT solutions". Read more
At the end of the EU-funded Trillium Bridge project, its experts recommend EU and US politicians to advance an International Patient Summary (IPS) standard. This would enable people to access and share their health information for emergency or unplanned care anywhere and as needed. At minimum the IPS should include immunizations, allergies, medications, clinical problems, past operations and implants. Read more
The Last Panthers - hitting TV screens this autumn - premieres tonight at MIPCOM in Cannes. The EC has invested €1 million in this blockbuster drama though Creative Europe MEDIA TV Programming Scheme. Read more
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The ALFRED system comes with a game for people with lower back pain. It is a real serious game to help people reduce pain in their lower back, which is a common disorder. Read more
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There is currently no cure for dementia, but an earlier, more accurate diagnosis as well as better, personalised treatment can improve the quality of life of dementia patients. With the mobile, wearable Dem@Care sensors for example. Read more
The Royal College of Physicians has recommended that medical doctors should only use apps with a CE certificate. You can find a discussion on this topic, including a statement by Head of Unit Pēteris Zilgalvis (DG Connect, European Commission) in the latest 'Himss Insights' (page 4). Read more
'Parliament Magazine' published, in the framework of the EU Health Forum Gastein summit, three opinion articles on eHealth written by influencial parliamentarians. They also interviewed Commissioner Andriukaitis (Health and Food Safety) about his fascination for eHealth. Read more
Albert Borschette Conference Centre, rue Froissart 36, Brussels
Interested parties, such as representatives of network operators, service providers, users, consumers, manufacturers, trade unions, third countries and international organisations, are invited to a short debriefing session following the Communications Committee (COCOM) meeting on Wednesday 14 October 2015. Read more
The European Commission is looking for independent experts to assist with research and innovation assignments including the evaluation of proposals, monitoring of projects, and evaluation of programmes. Read more
From 01/12/2015 to 02/12/2015
Maritim Hotel, Berlin, Germany
The European Commission is launching an 'Innovation Award' Competition for the FP7 projects. It will take place at the European Nanoelectronics Forum. Any participant or group of participants in a FP7 project from the area of "Micro/Nano Electronics" or "Smart System Integration" can apply. Several proposals can be submitted per project. Read more
From 28/10/2015 to 29/10/2015
Forum Geesseknäppchen, 40 Boulevard Pierre Dupong, Luxembourg
Safer Internet Forum (SIF) is a key annual international conference in Europe where policy makers, researchers, law enforcement bodies, youth, parents and carers, teachers, NGOs, industry representatives, experts and other relevant actors come together to discuss the latest trends, risks and solutions related to child online safety. Read more
The OCTOPUS FET project created a bio-inspired eight-arm soft robot that opened the way to a new research direction in robotics: soft robotics. Read more
From 05/10/2015 to 09/10/2015
ITS World Congress, Bordeaux
The EU FP7 funded TEAM project (Tomorrow’s Elastic Adaptive Mobility) turns static into elastic mobility by joining drivers, travellers and infrastructure operators together into one collaborative network. Thereby TEAM explicitly takes into account the needs and constraints of all participants and the network itself. The project will be present at the ITS World Congress 2015, the world’s largest event in intelligent transport systems and services. Read more
In today's data intense economy and society, the use of very powerful computers has become key to solve an enormous range of everyday challenges. Read more
The development of a high-capacity and reconfigurable wavelength-division multiplexing (WDM) photonic switch is the goal of this project. Read more