Heather Smith

PULSE and ACTIVAGE projects at the Smart City Summit & Expo in Taipei

In late March, PULSE and ACTIVAGE projects, have presented their innovative approach during a dedicated seminar organised by ASUS Cloud at the Smart City & Expo in Taipei. In particular, during the Session1: Participatory Urban Living for Sustainable Environments, a group of experts from the consortium led by the Project Coordinator Maria Fernanda Cabrera, has shown how the PULSE project can accelerate the …

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Towards healthier urban environments: The rise of Smart Healthy Cities

Cities face major challenges in creating healthier urban environments. Digital divide, pollution, road traffic and social and health inequalities are all major hurdles to overcome. Day 2 of the Digital Health and Wellness Summit 2019 (DHWS19) focused on the routes being taken around the world to create Smart Healthy Cities and took us on a deep …

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Better Environment. Better Health, PulsAir App 2.0

PulseAir is an app developed in the context of the European project PULSE, with the aim to foster user responsibility and awareness of the air quality and the individual wellbeing and to facilitate the citizen participation in the data generation that will help the evaluation of public health policies. The app helps to generate information about mobility, …

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Enterprise Ireland and HSE invite SMEs to tackle Diabetes in new challenges

  €200k funding available through Enterprise Ireland’s Small Business Innovation Research initiative to help develop solutions for a global health issue What is SBIR? In 2018, for the first time, the HSE has partnered with Enterprise Ireland to develop technology -enabled solutions to specifically address challenges in the area of diabetes. Our aim is to harness digital …

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REGISTRATION TO DHWS19 IS NOW OPEN! get your tickets 40% off now

DHWS19 is getting into the spirit of the season and offering a massive 40% discount on tickets to the most influential tech startup event of the year. There will be opportunities to rub shoulders with investors, startups and corporations, plus hear the wisdom of innovators who have hit the big time. Be a part of the tech …

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Long read sequencing and cell/organoid differentiation

DigiTwins partner Prof. George Church from Harvard Medical School and his group are taking multiple approaches towards the medicine of the future with advances in long-read sequencing and cell/organoid differentiation for autologous transplantation. The induced-pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) technology has opened new frontiers to regeneration and organ replacement. Many protocols have been generated and optimized …

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Health at a Glance: Europe 2018 – State of Health in the EU Cycle

Health at a Glance: Europe 2018 presents comparative analyses of the health status of EU citizens and the performance of the health systems of the 28 EU Member States, 5 candidate countries and 3 EFTA countries. It is the first step in the State of Health in the EU cycle of knowledge brokering. This publication …

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One step closer to digitalise children’s vaccination status on a European level

20 European experts gathered mid-September in Brussels for a two day meeting about how to make children’s up to date vaccination cards and immunisation registries more available to healthcare professionals, by linking this vital information to electronic patient summaries. The ‘Digital health policies for Children’s Health’ workshop was about strengthening children’s immunisation in Europe through …

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