Roundtable meeting with the Health Tech Industry to discuss the Digital Health Agenda for the EU
On 15 October a high-level roundtable discussion on the agenda for action set out by the Commission's recently adopted Communication on the "Enabling the Digital Transformation of Health and Care the Digital Single Market" took place in Brussels. Its core objective was to exchange views on the vision for the future with regard to a fully digitally transformed health and...
Startups: how to scale-up and face world competition
This workshop for stakeholders and experts on Startups will discuss policies, global tech scene opportunities and aims to identify how to scale-up and face world competition.
Innovation procurement in health and active ageing
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...
The Netherlands: 18th Member State to join EU cooperation on linking genomic health data across borders
The Netherlands has recently signed the declaration 'Towards access to at least 1 million sequenced genomes in the EU by 2022', thus becoming the 18th EU Member State to participate in the joint European effort to deliver cross-border access to genomic health data.
The Connecting Europe Broadband Fund
The purpose of the Connecting Europe Broadband Fund (CEBF) is to contribute to the achievement of the European Gigabit Society objectives. It aims to raise €500 million for broadband investment by 2020 and is expected to unlock total investments of €1-1.7 billion. Its public investors include the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the European Commission. In this video, Fabrice de...
The European Film Forum goes to the Lumière Film Festival
The next European Film Forum will take place at the Lumière Film Festival in Lyon, on 18 October 2018. It will be a unique opportunity to highlight the activities of the European Commission in relation with Film Heritage, such as Film Education activities to provide the young audiences with the tools to access and enjoy masterpieces of the past.