Subject: VPH newsletter: June 2015


Monthly newsletter
June 2015
POLICY NEWS
EC has new plans to improve H2020 success rate
2-stage reviews, an emphasis on ‘impact’, are the solutions that are currently taking in consideration by the EC to improve the success rate. Read more
Council agrees partial approach on Medical Devices Regulation
Discussions begin on Data Protection Regulation
EU Ombudsman investigation into Clinical Trials Regulation
VPH COMMUNITY

Watch Prof Peter Hunter's plenary lecture at VPH2014:

"Reproducible modeling: Standards, databases and software tools"
Call for Candidates for the VPHi Board of Trustees
In September 2015, the mandate of the current members of the Board of Trustees will expire and the General Assembly will elect a new Board. Read more
Drive the VPHi Institute: become a supporting member!
The call for supporting members is still open- Don't miss the opportunity!
VPH-Share received and “excellent” rating at their final review!
Reviewers were enthusiastic about the project achievements
Free e-learning courses on personalised medicine on ecancer.org
Within the scope of the p-medicine project, ecancer has created free e-learning courses on “personalised medicine” in the past months and mounted them on their website. 
JOB OPPORTUNITIES
Team Leader or Software Architect in HPC and Big Data Analytics at National Supercomputer Centre in Guangzhou (NSCC-GZ), China
Start date: ASAP Read more

Avicenna
A Strategy for insilico medicine
Monthy updates
in silico Clinical Trials featured on the front page of Wikipedia
On the 26th June, 2015 in silico clinical trials featured on the front page of Wikipedia, which is the 7th most visited website in the world. Read more
Association for Predictive Medicine – the Avicenna Protege 
Avicenna Event 5: a successful final event
Last chance to contribute to the Roadmap
VPH EVENTS
§ MAP Breast Summer School
12-13 July, Porto (Spain)
§ 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society
25-29 August 2015, Milan (Italy)
§ CHIC Summer School
7-9 September 2015, 
Dagstuhl Castle Wadern (Germany)
16 September 2015 16 to 17.30, Paris (France)
21-25 September 2015, Saarland University (Germany)
§ VPH2016
26-28 September 2016, Amsterdam (The Netherlands)
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