More than one third (34%) of these students graduated in social sciences, journalism, information, business, administration or law. Other fields of study with sizeable proportions of graduates in 2017 were engineering, manufacturing and construction (15% of graduates), health and welfare (14%), arts and humanities (11%), natural sciences, mathematics, statistics and Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) (11%) and education (9%).
The European Investment Bank agreed to continue support for new priority investment across Greece intended to enhance energy efficiency and tackle climate change, improve small business competitiveness, accelerate research and innovation, and support health, education, culture and urban regeneration initiatives across Greece. The EUR 18.6 billion investment programme under the Partnership Agreement 2014-2020 has been successfully supporting small and medium sized priority schemes across Greece since 2014 and ensuring that high-impact projects essential for sustainable development and economic recovery are not delayed.
The Federation of European Academies of Medicine (FEAM) and the BioMed Alliance partner with influential policy makers and experienced researchers to have an open discussion on the future of European health research.
The European Radon Week 2020 will combine three workshops and is addressed to national authorities, the scientific radon community, industry and all other experts interested in radon. The European Radon Week will give an overview of the work and research done in Europe, especially in the field of harmonisation of radon measurement methods, radon priority areas, mapping and communicating radon data. Invited experts will present results and experiences, but much time will be reserved for discussions.
As outlined in Orgalim’s ‘2030: an industry vision for a renewed Europe’, technology innovation driven by EU industry will be key to delivering on what matters most to Europe’s citizens over the coming decade – from addressing climate change, to delivering smart healthcare in a time of demographic shifts, to improving quality of life in tomorrow’s cities.
These priorities are clearly shared by legislators in the European Parliament, who have now established a parliamentary Intergroup ‘Competitive European Industry: long-term and sustainable investment’ to promote dialogue on the future of industry in Europe.
Grassroots campaigners paved the way for the modern patient advocacy movement, which is becoming increasingly sophisticated.
EIT Hub Israel, powered by the Catalyst Deloitte, presents Disrupt Me 2.0, an Open Innovation Workshop.
Timed so that participants in the EIT Health Matchmaking event in Berlin can easily attend, the workshop is for innovation teams (Corporate, SME, EIT Community staff and other institutions) dealing with disruptive technological processes in their organization.
IMI has announced funding opportunities in cancer, tuberculosis, vaccines, psoriatic arthritis and drugs based on proteins. Webinars on all topics, rules, procedures and opportunities for SMEs will be held from 22-31 January 2020.
BioHackathon 2020 at University of Tartu will bring together students and entrepreneurs with new ideas in the life sciences to focus on business development, execution of innovations and improving pitches. All participants will take part in a pitching competition and sessions with mentors, and also learn from topical seminars given by experienced professionals.
As a result of the Call for Reference Sites 2019 launched in June 2019, a total of 77 regional and local organisations have been awarded “Reference Site” status. These organisations have demonstrated the existence of comprehensive strategies to advance innovation and to understand and address the challenges of delivering health and care services to the ageing population.
The joint Big Data Task Force of EMA and the Heads of Medicines Agencies (HMA) proposes ten priority actions for the European medicines regulatory network to evolve its approach to data use and evidence generation, in order to make best use of big data to support innovation and public health, in a report published today .
The RITMOCORE consortium – four hospitals and hospital foundations in Spain and the UK – invites interested bidders to submit offers to their public procurement of innovative solutions (PPI). This PPI aims to deploy innovative and more efficient service provisioning for patients with bradycardias and implantable pacemakers. The care model is based on personalized arrhythmia treatment, remote monitoring, coordinated care and patient activation. Deadline for submitting offers is 16 March 2020.