January 2019 Newsletter  

Bringing needs and solutions together for the
future of Health
ECHAlliance is delighted to announce our participation in four newly started EU projects

We are extremely happy to share more details about 4 EU projects that were recently granted funding and that ECHAlliance will be implementing during the next 3 years:
  • DISH - "Digital & Innovation Skills Helix in Health"
  • DigitalHealthEurope
  • EDEN - "Embracing Dementia"
  • SmartWork - "Smart Age-friendly Living and Working Environment"
Read more here

 DHWS19 Programme Announcement! 

We have built the DHWS19's programme around 3 major pillars required to fully develop a Digital Society for health and care. Topics in the programme include: 

  • Track 1: Building Trust: Data Governance, Ethical AI, Blockchain and Chid & maternal care challenges
  • Track 2: Breaking down the Data silos for holistic healthGenetics, Personalised/precision medicine, Behaviour, Lifestyle
  • Track 3: Urban health and wellbeingSmart healthy cities, IoT and health, Health in All Policies

Check the agenda now here 

Welcome Lime Family Elderly Care Company from China as Foundation Partner

Brian O’Connor, Chair ECHAlliance said:

“We all know there is huge demand and opportunity in China, however we also know that longlasting partnerships are those that work and are sustainable. We have spent time identifying real opportunities and this is a great one. Our members will be given access to a quality company which has already achieved a lot and we look forward to many years of partnership with Jingbo and the team”.

Read more here

International Network of Ecosystems
Ecosystems Gatherings / Dates
ECHAlliance members wishing to attend the Ecosystem meetings should contact for registration details. Learn more about the ECHAlliance Ecosystem Network.
Ecosystems News

Successful 3rd Joint Northern Ireland Connected Health & eHealth Ireland Ecosystem Gathering

The third joint Northern Ireland and eHealth Ireland Ecosystems Gathering took place to an audience of almost 300 interested stakeholders from across the health ecosystem spectrum.
Read more here
The III Forum RIES18 establishes a new concept of Smart & Healthy Cities (Galician ecosystem)
Launch of NICE evidence standards framework for digital health technologies (DigitalHealth London ecosystem)
Great North West Coast Ecosystem Gathering!
 Nordic-German collaboration supports Nordic health tech companies to go to market in Germany (Oulu Ecosystem)
 Check the latest News of
Estonian Ecosystem
Check the latest News of Manchester Ecosystem
 Check the latest News of
Oulu Ecosystem
Check the latest News of DigitalHealth.London Ecosystem

Blurred lines: Transversal skills for managing complexity in healthcare

By Joan Cornet Prat, Non-Executive Director, ECHAlliance

Check all the new DHO articles here
ECHAlliance Members News 
Latest News 
Influx of data will change how we classify conditions
MEPs back proposal to create first EU programme to boost digital investment 
FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on the agency’s new actions under the Pre-Cert Pilot Program
Artificial intelligence, Real benefits 
A.I. industry suffers from deep gender gap, World Economic Forum says 
European standard for digital patient summary has been approved
ECHAlliance EU Projects

ECHAlliance is growing the team and are pleased to welcome a new member!

We are delighted to welcome Federica Porcu to our International Projects Unit as a Project Manager.
Learn more about ECHAlliance team
Tenders Room/ Call of Projects 
Details of several new tenders have been added to our global Connector platform in the last month. to view them, simply:
  • Access here (for members only)
Events Calendar
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Welcome New Members 

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Some key points to consider:

• There is a simple online application form to join here
• Not-for-Profit organisations may join for free
• Click here to view a range of membership options

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