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25 June 2016
"My eHealth Week"

Gail Kent, who is Acting Deputy Director General at the European Commission's DG CONNECT, was at eHealth Week for the first time and wrote down her impressions in a blog post.[more]


24 June 2016
Who are the best eHealth SMEs of 2016?

The 2016 EU SME eHealth Competition has awarded Symptoma and iHealth for their innovative solutions: a chronic disease management tool and a search engine for healthcare professionals.[more]


24 June 2016
European Health Forum Gastein

This year's high-level conference will include a forum called "Reality meets Reality": Healthcare providers and professionals, citizens and policy makers recognise the need for changes in healthcare systems and, although slowly,...[more]


24 June 2016
Smart farming receives the backing of the European Parliament

The Alliance for Internet of Things Innovation (AIOTI) and especially the AIOTI working group on Smart farming and food security (WG06) welcomes the recent adoption by the European Parliament of two reports of much relevance to...[more]


24 June 2016
eHealth solutions for Africa

Two European projects, recently funded by the Horizon 2020 programme, want to help Africa through the use of digital health solutions. One aims to improve malaria prevention, the other focusses on newborn babies and their mothers.[more]


24 June 2016
Innovative post-stroke tool - the search for suppliers has started

The European pre-commercial procurement project called MAGIC has published a Prior Information Notice to find suppliers who can develop and test solutions to improve stroke recovery, home-based rehabilitation and to empower...[more]


23 June 2016
The next big thing - the Blockchain

OuiShare Fest 2016 gathered creative leaders, entrepreneurs, movement builders, purpose-driven organizations and communities from across the globe to explore the edges of the economy, society and ourselves.[more]


23 June 2016
Nokia’s Open Innovation Challenge 2016

Nokia has today launched its 4th annual Open Innovation Challenge, focusing this time on the Internet of Things (IoT) for public safety, connected automotive, industry 4.0, digital health, utilities, security and smart cities.[more]


23 June 2016
Over €4 million for secondary stroke prevention

You suffered a stroke and you want to avoid getting a second one? The new 'Decision SupporT and self-mAnagement system for stRoke survivoRs' (STARR) project aims to enable the self-management of stroke risk factors. The project...[more]


23 June 2016
Four Nordic eHealth pilots achieve lasting results

By using fiber for broadband connections, eHealth services such as telehealth consultations are being delivered successfully with lasting results. This was shown by the Connected for Health project and its pilots in Denmark,...[more]