December 2018 Newsletter  

Bringing needs and solutions together for the
future of Health
Successful DHS session at the ICT 2018 in Vienna!

The Digital Health Society met at ICT 2018 in Vienna last 6th December. With a full room of EU players from various background, this session has been the opportunity to update the attendees on DHS objectives and next steps, but also to debate and share some bold ideas about the health and wellbeing part of the future EU Framework programme of research and innovation, Horizon Europe. It has also been the opportunity for new organisations to join. Welcome in the DHS movement!

Read more and see the Presentation here

Innovation changes lives

New ECHAlliance and EURORDIS partnership will foster innovation for the health and care of the 30 million people living with a rare disease in Europe.
Read more

The Global Network of Digital Health Alliances

2018 has been a year of growth and learning for the ECHAlliance. When we started 7 years ago we did not anticipate achieving this scale. We are very grateful to our members, communities and supporters for their continued enthusiasm and encouragement.
We welcome all our new members and partners who have enabled our Global Connector role to now reach 78 countries with a population of 4.4 Bn people. 

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 community powerhouse and get your ticket now.

Learn more about the DHWS19 here 

International Network of Ecosystems
Ecosystems Gatherings / Dates
Many Ecosystems will announce their 2019 dates in January, here are those who have decided on some dates already:
ECHAlliance members wishing to attend the Ecosystem meetings should contact for registration details. Learn more about the ECHAlliance Ecosystem Network.
Ecosystems News
Great Open Workshop: How can we employ Technological Solutions to Reduce the use of Force? 
(Denmark Ecosystem)
"Unlocking Data for Better Health Outcomes"
(eHealth Ireland Ecosystem
Highlands and Islands Ecosystem for rural mental health and active healthy ageing - inaugural meeting
Interesting Digital Health Friesland Ecosystem, October 2018!
Healthier Lives Data Fund
(Scottish Ecosyste
Connected Health Cities Wins Healthcare Project Of The Year Award
(Manchester Ecosystem)
Great 2018 - Financing of Innovation in Healthcare
(Slovenian 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

"How technologies can help us support our ageing population"

By Joan Cornet Prat, Non-Executive Director, ECHAlliance

Check all the new DHO articles here
ECHAlliance Members News 
Latest News 
Commission establishes €100 million partnership to boost research into rare diseases
Health at a Glance: Europe 2018 - State of Health in the EU Cycle
European Artificial Intelligence (AI) leadership, the path for an integrated vision
ICPerMed "Best Practice in Personalised Medicine" Recognition 2019
The EU Blockchain Roundtable supports efforts to deploy blockchain technologies in the EU 
What Internet Habits Say about Mental Health
Future and Emerging Technologies proactive project searches for a new cure for cancer
ECHAlliance EU Projects

PULSE project participates in the Digital Health and Wellness Summit 2019
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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