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31 August 2015
You're not too old to keep fit with ELF@Home

Gadgets and wearables that support a healthy lifestyle are very hip today, but not always very attractive for the elderly. This is where ELF@Home comes in. It empowers people to manage their own health by self-check, self-care...[more]


28 August 2015
Blog post: The digital way to patient empowerment

Patients increasingly expect to have more say in their personal healthcare, with the help of digital tools, writes Pieter Van De Graaf, eHealth Clinical Strategy Lead of the Scottish Government.[more]


28 August 2015
Monitoring oxygen in premature baby brain can save lives

The EU-funded BabyLux project has developed an easy-to-use tool for checking oxygen levels in the brains of premature babies. This is an innovation that will save lives, writes BabyLux communication officer Monica Lancini in her...[more]


28 August 2015
New survey shows potential for cross-border access to online content, mainly among young people

Considering a paid subscription to watch films, listen to music, play games or read e-books online? For almost one in three Europeans, it would be important to be able to use this subscription when travelling in another EU...[more]


27 August 2015
What is Photonics? Discover the power of light

New lighting solutions such as LEDs, lasers, computer and TV displays, the fibre-optic cables that are the backbone of the internet and of telephone systems, cameras, sensors: These and many other applications in all fields, from...[more]


27 August 2015
E3Network: an EU funded project for higher broadband internet connections and lower deployment cost

Energy Efficient E-band transceiver for backhaul of the future networks[more]


26 August 2015
Launch of the Convenant on Demographic Change and Innovation for age-friendly environments in Europe

The Covenant on Demographic Change will engage local and regional authorities, and other relevant stakeholders, committed to develop environments that support active and healthy ageing and contribute to increase the healthy life...[more]


26 August 2015
7th European Innovation Summit

The 4-days event will call for "A Pact for Innovation". Highlights of this year's programme include topics such as 'policies and politics for innovation: creating a framework for success'; 'European Innovation Ecosystems';...[more]


25 August 2015
Taking innovation in Ambient Assisted Living across the EU market

What can be done to ensure that innovative AAL solutions go to market successfully across borders? How can the EU support the journey of innovation to market (I2M initiative) for entrepreneurs / start-ups with the ambition to...[more]


24 August 2015
"The Human Brain Project is one of 5 #brain #technologies to shape our future" - World Economic Forum

"It has been said that futurists dont predict the future so much as drive us towards a better one. Fulfilling the promise of these emerging technologies depends on continued research and funding. Ongoing projects, such as the...[more]