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9 March 2017
Info Day in Valletta reinforces the importance of European cooperation to enhance eHealth

The eHealth Week was formally launched by the Ministry for Health in Valletta (10-12 May 2017) on the open day held on 4 March. Maltese Health Minister Chris Fearne addressed the conference and said that it was an honour that...[more]


9 March 2017
Small European cybersecurity companies capitalise on an expanding market with EU support

The threat from cybercriminals shows no sign of abating, opening up opportunities for European companies to develop new tools to fight against threats – and win a greater share of one of the fastest growing markets in the...[more]


9 March 2017
International Patient Summary Workshop

What is the state of play of the International Patient Summary? On 7 February 2017, the European Commission hosted a workshop on this topic. European countries, projects and initiatives related to this topic (eStandards,...[more]


8 March 2017
900 medical teams connect across Europe for the benefit of patients

On 1 March the newly established European Reference Networks (ERNs) started their work. ERNs are virtual cross-border cooperation platforms between specialists for the diagnosis and treatment of rare or low prevalence complex...[more]


8 March 2017
Conclusions from the roundtable "How to address Violence against Women in and with Audiovisual works?"

In 2017, the European Commission is running a campaign to raise awareness of all forms of violence towards women – domestic violence, violence in the public domain or at the workplace. For the first time ever, this topic...[more]


8 March 2017
Corporate Europe is landing in Silicon Valley to boost Innovation

During the official launch on 8 March in San Francisco of the third edition of "Startup Europe Comes to Silicon Valley", Mind the Bridge disclosed the first Report on the European Innovation Outposts in Silicon Valley .[more]


8 March 2017
Sweden reaches for Gigabit society

Sweden published an updated broadband strategy in December 2016. The new targets set by the government are quite ambitious, looking to connect 95% of citizens with 100 Mbps by 2020. This is well beyond the 2020 targets set by the...[more]


8 March 2017
Save the date: Rural Summit 2017

58% of EU citizens live in rural, remote and mountainous areas. Currently only 28% of such areas are covered by fast or ultra-fast broadband . This issue is going to be debated during the Rural Summit 2017 in Eindhoven.[more]


7 March 2017
A major milestone for an EU cross-border Digital Public Services ecosystem: Get on board!

In case you have missed the e-SENS event you can still embark on the journey of a new era for Digital Public Services and contribute to the EU Digital ecosystem for public administrations and beyond.[more]


7 March 2017
Access to the European public services with national eID is becoming possible

Germany, the Netherlands and Austria have successfully connected their electronic identification and authentication infrastructure, making it possible to use Austrian and German eID to access Dutch online public services....[more]