Subject: VPH Newsletter: December 2018

The European Parliament’s Interim report on the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) 2021-2027, the long-term budget of the European Union, has been adopted in plenary on 14 November.
On 14 November, the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE Committee) has published a draft report on “A comprehensive European industrial policy on artificial intelligence and robotics”.
The EC JRC published on 22 November an article highlighting that JRC scientists are part of the international In Silico Toxicology (IST) Protocol initiative developing principles and protocols for the consistent use of computational models in chemical safety assessment to promote greater acceptance in regulatory applications.
On 21 November, the Brexit impacts on the Horizon Europe Programme workshop.
On 22 November, the launch event of the multi-stakeholder initiative “All Policies for a Healthy Europe” (AP4HE), took place.
The video of the Avicenna Alliance Parliament event is now available, and it opens up with an interview with the VPHi Executive Director, Prof Lies Geris
A newly developed computer model simulates the activity of individual patients’ hearts and may lead to more effective treatment for atrial fibrillation, a very common heart condition.
Now available the Avicenna Alliance White Paper that speaks about the potential of computer modelling and simulation in medtech and the regulatory and political barriers to unlocking that full potential.
DynaMORE is one of the recently funded (April 2018) in silico medicine projects that aims at improving the prevention of, and recovery from, stress-related mental health problems.
The European Open Science Cloud (EOSC), a new federation of open and pan-European research data infrastructures, has been launched on 23 November 2018.
Application deadline: 31 March 2019
Application deadline: 31 March 2019
Application deadline: 15 Dec 2018
Application deadline: 5 Feb 2019
Application deadline: 21 Dec 2018
11 Dec 2018, Webinar
15 - 17 May 2019, Las Vegas USA
17 May 2019, Sheffield - U.K.
12 - 14 June 2019, Faro - Portugal, Abstract submission deadline: 15 Dec 2018
14 - 16 Aug 2019, New York - USA, Abstract submission deadline: 15 Feb 2019
"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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