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We are delighted to invite you ‘Back to CONNECT University’ from 21st September until 2nd October 2020 for a top-class learning opportunity with digital health as the overarching topic. With the use of technology in health now more important than ever, CONNECT University welcomes everyone to join its special fifth edition that aims to share […]

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Many sectors have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic, none more so, nor more directly, than healthcare. We are already seeing organisations in many areas, such as universities, businesses and public administrations that leverage digital technology to adapt to this unprecedented crisis, from adopting remote working practices to using big data to inform lockdown policy. […]

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ECHAlliance and the European Institute for Innovation through Health Data organised a Virtual Roundtable on Wednesday 3rd September 2020 (13:00 – 16:30 CEST) under the topic Acceptance Criteria for Societal Trust in the Use of Health Data. With the sponsorship of J&J and Microsoft, this event is branded under the Digital Health Society (DHS) and follows on from the DHS […]

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The main programme of the conference is content submitted through this Call for Proposals. The key novelty this year compared to previous MyData conferences is that submitters are asked to propose a full session (90 min) or series of sessions to the conference. If you have a presentation or a shorter proposal in mind, share your idea in the #conference-programme Slack […]

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Organisations can apply for a share of up to £345,000 (inc VAT) to develop new solutions using digital technology to provide psychological support. This is a Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) competition funded by NHS Scotland. Successful applicants will receive 100% funding and have access to advice from NHS Grampian. The aim is to increase availability of […]

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What if, instead of being known for red tape, government agencies won a reputation for green-lighting—as many have in implementing their stimulus initiatives related to COVID-19? What if, instead of imposing barriers and the same level of scrutiny on all, they eased access to services for the majority, offering speed and convenience, all at lower […]

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Many sectors have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic, none more so, nor more directly, than healthcare. We are already seeing organisations in many areas, such as universities, businesses and public administrations that leverage digital technology to adapt to this unprecedented crisis, from adopting remote working practices to using big data to inform lockdown policy. […]

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Deadline:   22 September 2020 17:00:00 Brussels time Specific Challenge: Start-ups and Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) are the primary source of innovation in Europe and globally. However, the fragmentation of innovation ecosystems and the lack of connectedness among public national and regional agencies appear to be one of the main bottlenecks towards ensuring the support of […]

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Deadline:   02 September 2020 17:00:00 Brussels time Specific Challenge: Only 5% of European start-ups scale-up and pursue the position of world tech leaders. As high growth companies are the ones largely responsible for job creation and economic benefit, this is a missed opportunity. These growth barriers are even higher for truly high-risk deep tech innovators, the […]

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Deadline:   15 September 2020 17:00:00 Brussels time Specific Challenge: Improving SMEs’ access to public procurement is an important objective for the European Commission. Inside the Union, the SMEs’ weight in above threshold procurement is still low when compared with their contribution to Gross Domestic Product (only 45% compared to 58%). The participation of SMEs in procurement […]

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