European Connected Health Alliance

European Public Health Alliance

2018/11/06 Joint press release | The dirty diesel disgrace: tackle air pollution now!
The European Diesel Summit, held in Brussels, highlighted solutions that already exist to put the dangerous legacy of the ‘Dieselgate’ scandal to an end.
2018/10/31 Health in the EU Budget 2021-2027: briefing and position
EPHA outlined a briefing on the state of play of the ESF+ discussions. A document clarifying EPHA's position on health in the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) has also been released.
2018/10/31 We must make sure all voices are heard in the policy making process
The first step is to even out the imbalance of private sector voices in the decision-making arena and ensure citizens are heard.
2018/10/31 Lobbyism, health and the European Parliament – starting a conversation about corporate conflicts of interest
Brussels is the world’s second most lobby-dense city, but the European Parliament provides surprisingly little support to MEPs and their assistants having to manoeuvre in this world.
2018/10/31 Towards higher CO2 limits to protect the climate and our health
There are no borders to the air we breathe and by adopting an ambitious CO2 regulation, EU national governments demonstrate the importance of collective action to protect individuals’ health, as well as the added value EU brings to health.
2018/10/31 Health in the next EU Budget
The European Commission is proposing a budget for this new Health Strand in the ESF+ of approximately € 413 million – a reduction of 8% compared to the € 449 million euro allocated in 2014-2020.
2018/10/31 ‘Health Inequalities in Europe’ report calls for more EU action on equity
Social policies are unlikely to make an impact on their own, whereas the coupling of health and social policy with economic policy can have a greater influence on the social determinants of health
2018/10/31 Roma Health Back on the Agenda of the 12th European Platform for Roma inclusion
Roma integration is another example of social and fundamental rights policy which needs a health in all policies approach as well as coordinated, European action to improve population health.
2018/10/31 A healthy future needs good impact assessments, today
The European Commission should revisit and improve how it addresses health in its impact assessments. This will be key for the quality and credibility of future initiatives. The example of carpets in a circular economy demonstrates why.
2018/10/29 Towards Health Sustainability in Europe – a public health narrative for a multilevel & multisectoral approach
If there is no coherent approach to tackle the public health societal challenges, the growing burden of the Europe’s non communicable disease epidemic can undermine the sustainability of our society.

European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing

2018/11/06 Women Innovators prize - Women Innovators Prize 2019 opens for applications
[Source: Research & Innovation] The European Commission launched today the sixth edition of the EU Prize for Women Innovators. The Prize sheds light on the outstanding work of female entrepreneurs who have brought their ideas to market, and aims to inspire the next generation of innovators.
2018/11/06 European Capital of Innovation Award - Athens is the European Capital of Innovation 2018
[Source: Research & Innovation] Athens (Greece) is the winner of this year's European Capital of Innovation Awards, funded by the EU research and innovation programme Horizon 2020. The runner-up cities - Aarhus (Denmark), Hamburg (Germany), Leuven (Belgium), Toulouse (France), and Umeå (Sweden) - received €100,000 each. The prize money will be used to scale up local innovation activities and collaborate with other cities.
2018/11/06 The Innovative Doctoral Programmes: features and news - 16 November 2018, Verona, Italy
[Source: Research & Innovation] On Friday 16th November the INVITE project (H2020-MSCA-COFUND-2016) will celebrate its first year with a conference on “The innovative doctoral programmes: features and news”. The event will focus on how to improve the doctoral programmes in line with the Innovative Doctoral Training principles
2018/11/06 Science Café with Danuše Nerudová - 28 November 2018, Brussels, Belgium
[Source: Research & Innovation] Danuše Nerudová is a recognized scientist in the field of finance and accounting. Her research is focused on sustainability-oriented future EU funding, international taxation and on financial reporting and public finances. In particular, it concentrates on the analysis of the Common Consolidated Corporate Tax Base introduction in the EU and the concept of fair and sustainable taxation. Professor Nerudová is a recognized economist and also the Rector of the Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic. Science Café is a forum for discussion of current work and interesting scientific issues. It aims to be informal and accessible. Anyone can participate; speaker is there to be questioned and to talk about her work
2018/11/06 Open Science Policy Symposium: ‘Enabling the Open Science Modus Operandi in Europe’ - 29 November 2018, Brussels, Belgium
[Source: Research & Innovation] The open science platform Frontiers and SwissCore (the Swiss Contact office for Research, Innovation and Education), in cooperation with the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the EU, have the pleasure to invite you to the Open Science Policy Symposium: ‘Enabling the Open Science Modus Operandi in Europe’. The symposium takes place on Thursday 29 November 2018 in Brussels at the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel from 16:00 to 19:30 and will be followed by a networking reception. The symposium aims to discuss key enablers of the open science modus operandi in Europe, including: • how to transition to immediate open access swiftly and foster a transparent and competitive scholarly communication sector; • rewards and incentives for embedding open science in research practices, promotions and assessments. Confirmed speakers already include: • Jean-Claude Burgelman – Head of Unit Open Science, European Commission • Michael Hengartner – President of swissuniversities and Rector of Zurich University • Stephan Kuster – Secretary General of Science Europe• Kamila Markram – CEO Frontiers • Ingeborg Meijer – Senior Researcher and Research Evaluation Consultant, Centre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS) • Gareth O’Neill – President of the European Council of Doctoral Candidates and Junior Researchers • Florian Pecenka – Head of Unit, Austrian Permanent Representation to the EU • Falk Reckling - Head of Department Strategy, Austrian Science Fund (FWF) • Alexis Walckiers – Invited Professor in Microeconomics, Université Libre de Bruxelles
2018/11/06 Research Headlines - Practical healthcare applications from Earth-observation data
[Source: Research & Innovation] Novel solutions for monitoring air quality and ultraviolet radiation are set to emerge from an EU-funded project that will harness unprecedentedly detailed data from new Earth-observation satellites.
[Source:] Identifier: H2020-SC6-TRANSFORMATIONS-2018-2019-2020Pillar: Societal ChallengesOpening Date: Deadline: Thu, 14 Mar 2019 17:00:00 (Brussels local time)Modification Date: Tue, 6 Nov 2018Latest information: The submission session is now available for: TRANSFORMATIONS-17-2019(RIA), DT-TRANSFORMATIONS-07-2019(CSA), TRANSFORMATIONS-04-2019-2020(RIA), DT-TRANSFORMATIONS-11-2019(RIA), TRANSFORMATIONS-08-2019(RIA), DT-TRANSFORMATIONS-07-2019(RIA), TRANSFORMATIONS-03-2018-2019(RIA), TRANSFORMATIONS-13-2019(RIA), DT-TRANSFORMATIONS-02-2018-2019-2020(RIA), TRANSFORMATIONS-16-2019(CSA)
2018/11/05 MIGRATION
[Source:] Identifier: H2020-SC6-MIGRATION-2018-2019-2020Pillar: Societal ChallengesOpening Date: Deadline: Tue, 13 Mar 2018 17:00:00 (Brussels local time)Modification Date: Tue, 6 Nov 2018Latest information: The submission session is now available for: MIGRATION-07-2019(RIA), MIGRATION-01-2019(RIA), DT-MIGRATION-06-2018-2019(IA), MIGRATION-03-2019(RIA)
2018/11/05 For a better innovation support to SMEs
[Source:] Identifier: H2020-INNOSUP-2018-2020Pillar: Industrial LeadershipPlanned Opening Date: Deadline: Thu, 1 Aug 2019 17:00:00 (Brussels local time)Modification Date: Tue, 6 Nov 2018Latest information: The submission session is now available for: INNOSUP-01-2018-2020(IA)
[Source:] Identifier: H2020-SC6-GOVERNANCE-2018-2019-2020Pillar: Societal ChallengesPlanned Opening Date: Deadline: Thu, 12 Mar 2020 17:00:00 (Brussels local time)Modification Date: Tue, 6 Nov 2018Latest information: The submission session is now available for: DT-GOVERNANCE-05-2018-2019-2020(RIA), DT-GOVERNANCE-12-2019-2020(IA), SU-GOVERNANCE-10-2019(RIA), GOVERNANCE-04-2019(RIA), GOVERNANCE-16-2019(CSA), GOVERNANCE-19-2019(CSA), GOVERNANCE-17-2019(CSA), GOVERNANCE-18-2019(CSA), DT-GOVERNANCE-13-2019(RIA), GOVERNANCE-01-2019(RIA), GOVERNANCE-02-2018-2019(CSA)


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