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Excellent biomedical and health research is the best medicine for a healthier and innovative Europe

In order to grow and prosper European countries will need a healthy population and the ability to innovate and incorporate new technology and strategies to overcome the various challenges modern...

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Mobile technology can change healthcare

On the 24th of April 2014, the Permanent Representation of The Netherlands to the EU and The Netherlands house for Education and Research (Neth-ER) organised the seminar ‘Mobile Health: how mobile...

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Data protection in research: a healthy business?

Updating a 1995 EU directive on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data is a cumbersome task, Striking a right balance however between privacy of personal data...

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Europe, use your brain to support brain research!

Brain disorder is one of greatest challenges for public health in the developed world and therefore it is of the utmost importance to make the right investments in the right areas. This is one of...

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Are you looking for funding opportunities for EIP AHA?

The European Commission has prepared a compilation of current ‘Open Calls’ with potential relevance for the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing. The document provides the...

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Win € 2 million for a leap forward in vaccine technology

In solving the global health problem of enabling life-saving vaccines reaching people in tropical and developing countries, the European Commission is offering a 2 million euro prize for innovations...

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Healthy ageing calls for sustainable employability

It is of vital importance that research is conducted with concise comparable data on how to keep people healthy and active at work, but it is also time to take concrete measures to motivate people...

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'With Horizon 2020 towards a better European science and technology system'

Teresa Riera Madurell (S&D) was appointed rapporteur for Horizon 2020 in the European Parliament. Neth-ER had the opportunity to ask her about the ins and the outs of Horizon 2020 at this early...

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NFU presents priorities in health research

On February 9, the position paper ‘NFU priorities in Health research’ was presented by the Netherlands Federation of University Medical Centers (NFU) and the Netherlands Organisation for...

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