Update: EU Steering Group on Health

The Steering Group on Health Promotion, Disease Prevention and Management of Non-Communicable Diseases held its first formal meeting in Luxembourg this week. Its aim is to support EU countries reach SDGs health targets Read on: http://ec.europa.eu/newsroom/sante/newsletter-specific-archive-issue.cfm?archtype=specific&newsletter_service_id=327&newsletter_issue_id=11561&page=1&fullDate=Sat%2011%20Aug%202018&lang=default

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The Top Ten Mistakes PATIENTS MAKE IN CROSS-BORDER HEALTHCARE

Are you seeking consultation with a physician abroad? Do you wish to obtain surgery in a foreign hospital? Are you planning to travel cross-border in order to receive specialised treatment? Then this new information on your rights to treatment abroad under EU law is for you very important. Read on: ec.europa.eu/health/sites/health/files/cross_border_care/docs/2018_10mistakes_en.pdf

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EU Vocational Skills Week 2018

We are participating at the EU Vocational Skills Week 2018! There are now 1⃣0⃣0⃣0⃣ events registered for #EUVocationalSkills Week 2018! 🎉 ✍️ Are you an organisation? Register your event now: https://t.co/ERSvAZ8Nst 🙌 Are you a participant? Find an event near you: https://t.co/zaEe3a44ye pic.twitter.com/ZkUY2AA4Am — EU Social 🇪🇺 (@EU_Social) October 30, 2018

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ERC Talks European Commision: LIVE

Are you ready to socialise with robots? Will democracy survive the rise of Artificial Intelligence? What impact will AI have on your job? Join our live debate with @ERC_Research grantees & ask your questions! #ERCTalks LIVE TRANSLATION: www.pscp.tv/w/bqMCrnR3LTMwNjYwOTk4NHwxeXBLZFlxQlBkZEdXpE-bwA2kARTcw2q3O7Qedoh71y5XlS0Yo0YtNNOAhV4=

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“Made in the EU” Smart Specialisation inspires the world – Regional Policy – European Commission

"Made in the EU" Smart Specialisation inspires the world. The EU's approach to regional economic development through Smart Specialisation is gaining a world-wide following. Smart Specialisation is increasingly gaining traction as a model for decentralised and innovation-led territorial development policies in several countries and regions around the world.Regional Policy newsroom - information on the latest news, events, press releases, policy, funding and consultations — Read on: ec.europa.eu/regional_policy/en/newsroom/news/2018/09/26-09-2018-made-in-the-eu-smart-specialisation-inspires-the-world

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Funding for research and innovation in Europe

The overall funding for research and innovation in Europe needs to be increased. Therefore an adequate ring-fenced budget should be provided for Horizon Europe, the next EU Framework Programme (2021- 2027). In Factsheet on the Need to Increase Funding for Research and Innovation (September 2018) Science Europe illustrates some of the reasons why. Read on: https://www.scienceeurope.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Horizon-Europe-Factsheet-Funding.pdf

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EIC pilot to invest €34 million in 14 innovative projects to help them enter the market faster – European Commission

Horizon 2020, the EU's research and innovation programme The European Commission will support 14 top-class projects to bring their innovations faster onto the market under the European Innovation Council (EIC) pilot. Each project will receive around €2 million from the Fast Track to Innovation strand of the EIC pilot.  Horizon 2020, the EU's research and innovation programme. — Read on ec.europa.eu/programmes/horizon2020/en/news/eic-pilot-invest-€34-million-14-innovative-projects-help-them-enter-market-faster

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