European Digital Health Open Calls March 2020

European Digital Health Open Calls March 2020

Accelerator, Open Calls
Find funding opportunities for high potential innovations including Digital Health, HealthTech, MEDTECH, WearableTech and more. Feel free to email updates, corrections or add cut off dates. NBIC 3rd Proof of Concept Award - The NBIC is launching its third call for proposals for Proof of Concept (PoC) projects from interested parties who have the experience and knowledge necessary to investigate and exploit areas in which biofilms play a central part. All projects proposed will be considered and ranked on their merits based on a number of criteria, with the intention that the selected projects will form a high-quality portfolio of Proof of Concept projects. Deadline Mar 6, 2020 EIT Jumpstarter 2020 – one of the most well-known European pre-accelerator programs. This year, for the very first time, candidates are able to submit their innovative…
Read More
4YFN Digital Health and Wellness Hub 2020

4YFN Digital Health and Wellness Hub 2020

4YFN Digital Health and Wellness Hub – Discover ground-breaking innovations brought forward by digital health and wellness startups, meet leading corporations and their innovation programs, network and learn from industry experts propelling innovation in health care and delve into the vibrant Barcelona ecosystem. Barcelona, Spain; Feb 24-26, 2020 With Health industry leaders roaming the halls of 4YFN in search of the next big thing our health ecosystem will lead us, the Digital Health & Wellness Hub is the ideal setting for corporates, startups and investors to envision the future of this constantly changing and fast-growing trend, the digital health & wellness environment. Digital Health & Wellness Summit (DHWS) was developed by the European Connected Health Alliance to bring health and care expertise to digital health startups, SMEs, technology, and telecommunications businesses.…
Read More
DIGITAL HEALTH REINVENTED AFTER 4YFN CANCELLATION

DIGITAL HEALTH REINVENTED AFTER 4YFN CANCELLATION

Conference, Digital Health
Barcelona Health Hub is organizing Digital Health Open Doors, an event that has been created to ensure the leading digital health projects and startups, and the sector’s entire ecosystem, still have a forum The alternative leading digital health event following the cancellation of MWC2020 and 4YFN will be held on the Sant Pau Hospital art nouveau site Barcelona Health Hub is one of the active members of the spontaneous Tech Spirit Barcelona movement that has arisen to represent the innovative talent making Barcelona an undisputed technology hub Barcelona, 19 February 2020. - Next Tuesday (25 February) Barcelona Health Hub (BHH), together with ECH Alliance, Healthio and the Santa Creu i Sant Pau Private Hospital Foundation, is organizing Digital Health Open Doors at the BHH’s headquarters on the Sant Pau Hospital…
Read More
Open Call Dutch Digital Health Startups

Open Call Dutch Digital Health Startups

East Netherlands, as a member of the inDemand Community, has launched a call for digital health companies. Following the inDemand model, the Region of East Netherlands has detected 2 healthcare challenges to be solved by technology. The selected companies will have the opportunity to co-create the solutions hand by hand with healthcare professionals and will receive funding – € 17,500. Open call at a glance: Application deadline: 13th January 2020 Economic support: € 17,500 (VAT excluded) for each challenge. Language: Application forms can only be filled in English or Dutch. The working language during the co-creation will be in Dutch. The two challenges: Challenge 1: Digital support for (ex) cancer patients regarding stress-related complaints Many (ex) cancer patients experience a wide variety of complaints. In the period after they have finished their clinical pathway,…
Read More
Digital Health Trends 2019-2020

Digital Health Trends 2019-2020

Health 2.0 Barcelona It's that time of the year! 2019 has been another very active year in the digital health space: record investments, acquisitions, partnerships, etc. Join us to catch up on what happened in 2019, what it means for each of us and the predictions for 2020. Health2.0Bcn junta a los actores del sector sanitario y a los amantes de la tecnología, en Barcelona y alrededores con el fin de mejorar las condiciones en la que se esta dando la asistencia sanitaria, a través del uso de las nuevas tecnologías web, entre otros. Health2.0 quiere fomentar los proyectos relacionados con la salud, desarrollados por startups o individuales, darles más visibilidad e inspirar a otros. Digital Health Trends 2019-2020 European Digital Health Calendar  
Read More
Talking Digital Health Startups with Frederic Llordachs

Talking Digital Health Startups with Frederic Llordachs

Digital Health, People, Startup
Recently, we sat down with Dr. Frederic Llordachs, cofounder of Braincats. He was a co-founder of the successful eHealth start-up Doctoralia (now part of the Docplanner Group), the largest global platform for healthcare search and accessibility. At Braincats, the extensive experience of the team helps clients face the business challenges of growth, address strategic issues in the digital transformation arena and reach new levels of scalability of your business projects. What kind of companies do you like to work with? We work with founders and corporates that really want to start new projects based on digital in healthcare. It doesn't matter if they are entrepreneurs or big companies' executives. What makes a good founder? An entrepreneur obsessed with solving a problem and (very important) being rewarded for that. How does being…
Read More
Virtual Therapeutics for More Effective Mental Health Therapies

Virtual Therapeutics for More Effective Mental Health Therapies

Digital Health, People, Startup
Recently, we had the chance to catch up with Xavier Palomer Ripoll, CEO at Psious. The company's mental health technology solutions help psychologists and therapists around the world to perform faster and more effective therapies. Psious is the developer of a mobile-based technology, made by psychologists for psychologists, using hyper-realistic virtual environments to treat anxiety disorders by means of virtual exposure therapy. The platform has a suite of mobile applications with virtual environments to provide treatment for multiple phobias as fear of flying, acrophobia, claustrophobia, agoraphobia, among others, as well as relaxation and Mindfulness environments. Psious is building on the efficacious use of virtual exposure therapy technologies by combining several systems such as Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and binaural sound, for making them available on any mobile-based platform, without any specialized equipment…
Read More
ESC Digital Health Summit Estonia

ESC Digital Health Summit Estonia

ESC Digital Summit – With this first Summit on Digital Health, the ESC is positioning itself at the forefront of this new domain in Cardiovascular Medicine. We aim to provide a structured scientific and educational program, as well as a platform for exchange and interaction to support the development of Digital Health across the ESC and its constituent bodies. Digital Health is now the third-largest industry in the European health sector, after pharmaceuticals and medical devices. But where do the experts stand on Digital Health today and what are the opportunities and the hurdles that lie ahead? Healthcare professionals, patients, policymakers, payers, and the public expect digital health innovation to support modern healthcare delivery, facilitate more personalized patient care, improve the quality and experience of healthcare and support future sustainability, healthcare…
Read More
Digital Help for Behavioral Changes

Digital Help for Behavioral Changes

Digital Health, Startup
With Barcelona Health Hub Summit only a week away, we caught up with Iván Lorca of MedTep. MedTep unifies passive and active data to present it to patients and healthcare professionals in a meaningful way. This allows healthcare professionals and patients to upgrade prevention and monitoring processes fostering the adoption of behavioral changes. What is a digital care plan and why is it important? A care plan is a treatment or prevention program designed and specified by a healthcare professional for a specific patient. It is important because through care plans we aim to help people adopt behavioral changes that allow them to complete therapies, improve adherence and change their lifestyle. Besides that, care plans are defined by leading experts and are based on recognized standards. There are a lot…
Read More
Bayer’s G4A Going Beyond the Pill

Bayer’s G4A Going Beyond the Pill

Digital Health
Anabel León is the IT Business Partner for Consumer Health & Pharma businesses at Bayer Spain Good morning! Firstly, I’d like to thank you for your contribution as a Sponsor to our event, the Barcelona Health Hub Summit and in such context, I will continue by asking you a few questions: Could you explain what Bayer is focusing on? What is your role within Bayer? Bayer is a company where innovation matters, but not only in our products, also in how we work, how we do: we innovate in what we do. That means empowering entrepreneurship among employees, connecting to the brightest minds, pushing boundaries of science and technology and, of course, with collaboration as a pillar. We have good examples: talking about entrepreneurship, here at Spain, we have developed…
Read More