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“The Big Data Revolution for Public Health” PULSE at the European Week of Regions and Cities. (8th Brussels from 16:30 to 19:00)

A paradigm shift towards data-driven urban policies is occurring: innovative tools and techniques have been developed to collect, store, analyse, process and visualize large amount of environmental, sensor, health, social and open data. Nevertheless, Europe is still far from taking full advantage of such revolution to inform urban intesectorial policies and improve population health and wellbeing. In this context, …

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PULSE at the Digital Healthcare Show in London

The Digital Healthcare Show London represents two game-changing days of exceptional education, myth-busting, inspirational collaborative case-studies and digital health insight from around the UK and beyond. ECHAlliance, PULSE Dissemination and Exploitation Work Package Leader, is a strategic partner to this important event, and this year has organized a session on “Big Data and Digital Health …

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EVERY BREATH YOU TAKE – The staggering, true cost of air pollution

Air pollution is a major global hazard affecting everybody and kills seven million people a year. It means that many harmful gases and substances in the air damage our health and our environment. Microscopic particulates are most dangerous, as they are absorbed directly into our bodies causing cancer, strokes, heart diseases and diabetes. Therefore, air pollution …

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How does AI impact urban living and public health?

17th International Conference on Smart Living and Public Health 14th – 16th October 2019, New York City, USA PULSE Project is glad to announce that will organize the 17th ICOST Conference. After sixteen successful editions and building upon the experienced background of the conference founder Istitut Mines-Télecóm, the ICOST 2019 will be hosted by New York …

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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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Pre announcement – European Investment Bank Institute – Social Innovation Tournament

EIB – Social Innovation Tournament 2019 Here is a pre announcement for this competition which aims to promote innovative ideas in relation to the fight against social exclusion, and to identify and reward projects offering substantial benefits to society, or which demonstrate best practice and are replicable. FACTS Maximum value: € 50,000 Announcement of call for …

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DIATOMIC Open Call #2 Now Open for Submission

DIATOMIC is an exclusive network of Digital Innovation Hubs with a goal to bring new microelectronics-enabled products, processes, and business models to life. We provide access to funding opportunities, cutting-edge tech and business support services. Who? > Small consortia (2 to 3 partners);> startups/ SMEs (or midcaps) and non-industry (i.e. competence centers)> coming together either as …

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