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28/04/2015
Science 2.0 is a new approach to science that uses information-sharing and collaboration made possible by network technologies. This consultation sought to gather the opinions of a broad sample of interested parties from across the EU research landscape. It aimed to better understand the potential impact of Science 2.0 and the desirability of policy action. This report presents the key findings, the main areas of discussion and the policy recommendations emerging from the consultation. The public consultation was held between July and September 2014 by the European Commission. Read more
28/04/2015
Today the European Parliament voted in favour of eCall regulation which requires all new cars be equipped with eCall technology from April 2018. In the event of a serious accident, eCall automatically dials 112 - Europe's single emergency number. Read more
28/04/2015
You didn’t submit yet your proposal for organising a networking session at ICT 2015? We have good news! The deadline has been extended to the 11th of May 2015, 17.00 CET. We provide rooms and coffee. Bring your ideas! Read more
27/04/2015
In this video Director General Robert Madelin (DG CONNECT, European Commission) welcomes the participants of the Innovative Healthcare conference in Poland that took place last 21 April: "In 30 years time I will wake up and get a message on my personal adviser, 'there is a new virus about and you do have a genetic profile making you vulnerable'." Read more
27/04/2015
Tech giants team up to use big data analytics in the field of digital health. Read more
27/04/2015
The Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), representing many of the world’s leading telecom operators, vendors and service providers of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector, issued a Call to Action on all stakeholders to fully recognize the transformative role of ICT solutions in fostering sustainable development and addressing today’s most urgent challenges, including climate change, and to recognize that ICTs are cross-cutting catalysts for all three pillars of sustainable development - economic, social and environmental development. Read more
From 12/05/2015 to 13/05/2015
London
Network with funders, experts, successful entrepreneurs and innovators. Find out how you can take advantage of Innovate UK's £4million SBRI National Challenge which aims to promote the discovery of radical new approaches to provision of long term care. Help boost an emerging market currently worth over £20 billion, estimated to rise to £30 billion in the next five years, and escalating to £46.8 billion by 2030 Read more
27/05/2015
Milan
This workshop will show new technological solutions to improve clinical care and patient quality of life in advanced liver disease. It will showcase recently developed technologies and participants will learn how these new technologies could fit into current and future clinical practice. Read more
12/05/2015
Riga, Latvia
The session, organised by the EU-funded project INCA, will raise awareness about how innovative cloud-based tools for integrated care (INCA) solutions can help healthcare providers solve some of the most pressing problems of an ageing population and increasing numbers of people with chronic conditions – and will be of interest to all those with a stake in chronic disease prevention, from healthcare professionals to policymakers alike. Those participating in this session will get an opportunity to discuss the current healthcare climate, how the patient perceives the care s/he is receiving and the role of ICT in the promotion of new models and key indicators for improvement. Read more
03/06/2015
Brussels
This conference, organised by the European Commission, will look at the issue of how to practically leverage public and private financial instruments and maximise synergies in the area of active and healthy ageing. In particular, the Conference will focus on the EU financial instruments, on the Investment plan for Europe, on the joint-procurement of innovative solutions, and on new ways of public-private co-investments in health. Read more

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