Subject: VPH Newsletter: June 2019

On 8 May 2019 the European Commission has adopted the Joint Research Centre (JRC) work programme for 2019-2020, which runs under Horizon 2020, the current EU Framework Programme for funding research and innovation up to 2020.
The German Federal Ministry of Health announced that “digitalization/ big data/ artificial intelligence” will be the leading theme in health policies during the German Council Presidency (July-December 2020).
On 10 May 2019, the World Health Organisation (WHO) released a news about the establishment of a roaster of experts in several digital health-related areas.
The DigitalHealthEurope project is launching a twinning scheme in June, providing almost €1 million for more than 45 twinnings.
On 14 May 2019, the European Commission appointed Professor Mauro Ferrari as next President of the European Research Council (ERC), taking office on 1 January 2020.
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The European Medicine Agency has opened an online consultation on their proposed strategic vision on Regulatory Science to 2025.
University of Galway has recently joined the board of directors of the VPH Institute represented by Prof Ines Thiele. In this interview we will get to know something more about Ines, her research interests and the reasons why she decided to have an active role in driving the Institute.
Each year the Institute opens a call for supporting members to give the opportunity to interested organisations to join the VPHi board and have a leading role in driving the Institute activities.
The European Medicine Agency has opened an online consultation on their proposed strategic vision on Regulatory Science to 2025.
On Friday 17 May 2019 the Insigneo Institute welcomed over 200 delegates, including academics, clinicians, industry and funding bodies, to its annual Showcase event at the University of Sheffield’s Octagon Centre.
The VPHi is not only a scientific community, we involve a number of stakeholders like the European Commission, the EU Parliament, the industry and the regulators to make sure that in silico technology can make it to the clinic. Join our network!
This webinar will take place on 12 June 2019 at 18 CET, broadcasted live during the 4rd VPH Summer School in Barcelona, and it will feature Prof Merryn Tawhai from Auckland Bioengineering Institute.
Alan Fabbri wins the competition with his thesis on “Computational modeling of human sinoatrial node: what simulations tell us about pacemaking”
The next CompBioMed’s webinar, organised in collaboration with the VPHi,will take place on 27 June 2019 at 12pm CEST with a presentation on "EUDAT Services for FAIR Data Management" by Dr Narges Zarrabi (SURFsara).
The Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Medical Informatics (MMI) at European Campus Rottal-Inn (ECRI) in Pfarrkirchen - a branch of the Deggendorf University of Applied Sciences (THD - Technische Hochschule Deggendorf) in Bavaria, Germany - is accepting applications for entry in October 2019.
10 - 14 June 2019, Barcelona - Spain
25 - 26 April 2019, Sheffield - UK 
25 - 27 Sept 2019, London - UK - Submission deadline 15 May 2019
7 - 10 July 2019, Vienna - Austria
26 - 28 August 2019, Paris - France - Save the date!
"The Virtual Physiological Human will revolutionise the way health knowledge is produced stored and managed as well as the way in which healthcare is currently delivered."
 European Commission
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