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From 19 February to 14 June 2020, citizens and stakeholders provided their views on the upcoming policy and regulatory steps on artificial intelligence. Aiming to promote the uptake of artificial intelligence (AI) while at the same time, addressing the risks associated with its use, the European Commission has proposed a White Paper (.pdf) with policy and regulatory […]

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The Germany’s presidency of the Council of the EU has started on 1 July under the topic “Together for Europe’s recovery” with the strong focus on accelerating and sustaining the digital transformation. Digital health and secure access and exchange of health-related data are some of the preconditions, according to the Presidency’s programme. There will also be a […]

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It is time to coordinate health research efforts across Europe through the implementation of a European Health Research Council Brussels, 9 July 2020 Dear President von der Leyen,Dear Commissioner Gabriel,Dear Commissioner Kyriakides, Health is a fundamental right of all Europeans and a collective responsibility within the European Union (EU). In addition, there is broad consensus that health is one […]

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Launch of the 2020 Call for Thematic Workshops for Reference Sites aiming to foster a better connection between demand and supply sides of the active and healthy ageing market, and to prepare the ground for the full deployment of the scaling-up strategy, a cornerstone of the EIP on AHA cycle 2018-2020. Deadline 17/07/2020.  Goals of the […]

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Organisations can apply for a share of up to £345,000 (including VAT) to develop new solutions using digital technology to provide psychological support. Competition opens: Monday 20 July 2020 Registration closes: Wednesday 9 September 2020 11:00am Description This is a Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) competition funded by NHS Scotland. Successful applicants will receive 100% funding and have access […]

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About Social & Community Capital Social & Community Capital is a charity funded and supported by NatWest in order to help social enterprises and community businesses. Supporting our communities As a community venture, you can make a big positive impact. But sometimes it’s difficult to get the finance you need to grow. So with our […]

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 The Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) is launching the last Calls for proposals under the IMI2 programme, with topics on tackling cancer through artificial intelligence, antimicrobial resistance, neurodegenerative diseases, rare disease diagnosis, the return of clinical trial data to participants, and patient adherence. IMI will contribute a total of EUR 59 million to the projects funded […]

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NHSX revealed it was looking to create a framework for NHS trusts to procure communication services in May. The tender for a clinical communication tools framework was published last week and is set to close on 6 July. The contract is due to commence on 27 July, 2020 and run until 26 July, 2022, with […]

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The Sustainable Innovation Fund will help companies recovering from the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) keep their cutting-edge projects and ideas alive. Almost £200 million boost to help businesses across the UK drive forward cutting-edge new tech and recover from the impacts of coronavirus government investment to support innovations ranging from AI systems managing city traffic flows […]

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Member States, with the support of the Commission, have agreed on a set of technical specifications to ensure a safe exchange of information between national contact tracing apps based on a decentralised architecture. This concerns the vast majority of tracing apps that were already – or are about to be – launched in the EU. […]

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