Subject: VPH Newsletter: January 2017


   Monthly newsletter
January 2017


Introduction message from the 
new VPHi Executive Director: 
Prof Liesbet Geris
POLICY NEWS
Maltese Presidency of the Council of the European Union published its official programme Read more
High Level Group on maximising the impact of EU Research and Innovation programmes Read more
Commission to invest €80 million in 58 innovative companies under the Horizon 2020 SME Instrument Read more
EU companies' R&D investment grows faster than global and US trends 
ERC to re-introduce Synergy Grant scheme in 2018 Read more
The Netherlands sees 2025 as first year without Regulatory Animal Experiments Read more
VPH COMMUNITY


Message from VPHi President:
Prof Marco Viceconti
An overview of the process that brought to the establishment of the Avicenna Alliance as a separate 
legal entity and the appointment of the new 
Executive Director Lies Geris


The VPHi/Alliance Research WorkGroup will kick off its activities on 23 Jan 2017 Read more
EC Scientific Conference- Non-animal approaches: the way forward and the counter-conference “Stop vivisection”
CompBioMed: The European Center of Excellence in Computational Medicine Read more
Building the European Data Economy - contribute to the consultation Read more
JOB and TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES
NCSRR/OpenSim Visiting Scholars Program Read more


For 2017 the Avicena Alliance plans to roll out student/internship programmes with participants from the VPH Institute and industry membership
VPH EVENTS
§ Precision Medicine World Conference
23-25 Jan 2017, Silicon Valley (USA)
§ Complexity Science - 2016 Winter School
 10-16 March 2017, Singapore
§ HEALTH 2.0 EUROPE 2017
3-5 May 2017, Barcelona (Spain)
§ eHealth Week 2017
 10-11 May 2017, Malta
§ Insigneo Showcase 2017
 11 May 2017, Sheffield (U.K.)
§ Doctors 2.0 & YOU
1-2 June 2017, Paris (France)
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