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EC Call: Valorisation of Health Research Results

EC Call SC1-HCO-01-2016 published: Valorisation of FP7 Health and H2020 SC1 Research Results The objective of this coordination and support action is to develop a European web marketplace referencing all types of innovations such as patents, licensing opportunities, prototypes, products, technologies or services with a potential for future exploitation and/or commercialisation, primarily generated by FP7 […]
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Interview with Peteris Zilgavis, Head of Unit Health and Wellbeing at EC, Jan’15

Peteris Zilgavis, Head of the Unit Health and Wellbeing of the European Commission, explains in this interview the eHealth priorities of the Commission and how the authorities and stakeholders will work together to determine the actions that need to be taken in regards to mHealth. Which were the most important achievements of the eHealth and […]
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mHealth in Europe: Preparing the ground – consultation results published, Jan’15

Privacy and security, patient safety, a clear legal framework and better evidence on cost-effectiveness are all required to help mobile Health care (mHealth) flourish in Europe, according to the responses to a European Commission public consultation. The public consultation on mHealth was open from 10th April until 10th July 2014. It invited stakeholders to provide […]
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Electronic Health Records (EHR)

Overview of the National Laws on EHR in the EU Member States and their Interaction with the Provision of Cross-Border eHealth Services Friday, 19 December 2014 The objective of this Study is to provide an overview of the current national laws on electronic health records (EHRs) in the EU Member States and their interaction with […]
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Online Survey: Stem Cell Treatment

A survey on major innovations is conducted by the Joint Institute for Innovation Policy (JIIP) on behalf of the European Commission (EC, DG RTD). The survey should not take more than 30 minutes to complete and should be returned until the 27th of November 2014. The objective of the study on Major Innovations is to […]
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Microfluidic Interconnects Survey

You are invited to participate in a survey concerning microfluidic interconnects.  This survey is performed within the MFManufacturing project, which is funded by the European ENIAC (now Ecsel) Joint Undertaking. One of the project’s main goals is to propose design rules or standards for interconnections in order to enhance interoperability and to make using microfluidic […]
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Prize for bio-artificial liver

METHUSELAH FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES $1 MILLION “NEW ORGAN LIVER PRIZE” IN TISSUE ENGINEERING December 5, 2013: “The New Organ Liver Prize is the first in a series of whole organ challenges and awards designed to help solve the global organ shortage, which affects millions of people around the world.” The New Organ Liver Prize will award […]
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Nanomedicine White Paper

The European Technology Platform on Nanomedicine (ETPN) and the NANOMED2020 project have announced the publication of the White Paper on Contribution of Nanomedicine to Horizon 2020, the next European Framework Programme for Research and Innovation till 2020. This strategic document provides a set of key recommendations for the European Commission and the EU Member States […]
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