On 16 October a new call for procurement project proposals opens supporting digital health and active ageing. The challenge is to scale up outcome-based innovative digital health and care solutions across EU borders through joining up actions in procurement of innovation. The call will be presented in Vienna at ECOVATION 2018, an official event of the Austrian Presidency of the EU Council.
How can standards help ensure that digital products and services cope with the challenges of Europe's ageing population? The STAndards, Innovation and Research for Active and Healthy Ageing (STAIR-AHA) platform is holding its very first meeting to discuss this. Everyone interested is welcome to join.
The European Institute of Innovation and Technology in close collaboration with the Malta Council for Science and Technology is organising an EIT Awareness Day on 31 October 2018 at Villa Bighi, Kalkara.
The event aims at raising awareness of the activities, results and achievements of the EIT Community and in particular of the opportunities for engagement with Maltese stakeholders.
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Citizens’ digital health literacy is an essential element for successful eHealth deployment. Literate citizens can play a more active role in health self management, resulting in improved prevention, adherence to a healthier lifestyle and better health outcomes. The IC-Health final conference will offer panel discussions focused on digital health literacy. The project will present the Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) co-created by experts and users.
The European Investment Bank is designing the Circular Bioeconomy Investment Platform with the support of the European Commission under Horizon 2020. The Fund will be set up in the framework of InnovFin – EU Finance for Innovators.
Today, the European Commission and Breakthrough Energy, led by Bill Gates, launched a new investment fund – Breakthrough Energy Europe – to help innovative European companies develop and bring radically new clean energy technologies to the market.
As part of the European Innovation Council (EIC) pilot, the FET Open & FET Innovation Launchpad SMEs & researchers enjoyed the opportunity to network and build knowledge with over 700 innovators, investors and influencers at the EIC Innovators’ Summit 2018 that was held last 10 and 11 September in Berlin.
Six cities championing outstanding innovation strategies to improve the lives of citizens and business entered the final stage of this year's European Capital of Innovation contest funded under Horizon 2020, the EU research and innovation programme.Aarhus (Denmark), Athens (Greece), Hamburg (Germany), Leuven (Belgium), Toulouse (France), Umeå (Sweden) are now running for the 2018 title.
Monitoring the Evolution and Benefits of Responsible Research and Innovation (MoRRI) was a project tasked with implementing a monitoring system for responsible research and innovation (RRI). This executive summary of the project, in English and French, provides a rapid-glance overview of the main messages emanating from this cutting-edge project.