Subject: VPH Newsletter: February 2020

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Croatia has taken over the presidency on January 1st 2020, ending on June 30th 2020.
The EC has launched the seventh edition of the EU Prize for Women Innovators, including in health care, from across the EU. The Prize consists of awards of €100,000 or €50,000. If you think you have what it takes to become the next EU Woman Innovator, don’t miss your chance and apply before Tuesday 21 April 2020.
On 4 February 2020, the European Commission officially opened the consultation period for Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan. The roadmap will be open for feedback for four weeks until 3 March 2020
2019 has been an intense and fruitful year for the VPH Institute! Now that 2020 has started, we would like to take the opportunity to give you an overview of what has been done and what it is already planned for next year.
The 2020 edition of the AAAS conference, the world’s largest general scientific gathering, took place in Seattle, February 13-16. The VPHi was present at the event and contributed to the organisation of a symposium on Bioinformatics and AI.
7 - 9 Sept 2020 - Bologna (Italy). Would you like to increase your knowledge on "In Silico Trials"? The International School offers a systematic, non-technical review of the strengths and weaknesses of in silico trials technologies for a better and deeper understanding of the threats and opportunities that this new technology offers
This recent Elsevier Methods paper published by the STriTuVaD consortium explains how to use step by step the ASME VV-40 to assess the credibility of predictive models for in silico trials
A ‘digital twin’ of the human cardiovascular system will be developed by researchers at the University of Sheffield as part of the ‘Enhancing Cardiac Care Through Extensive Sensing’ (ECHOES) project
On 7 February 2020, members of the OpenMultiMed COST action and the VPH community organised a joint workshop in Leuven.
Only few days left to send a proposal for the organsation of the VPH2022 conference, THE most important event of the VPH community. Bids need to be submitted by 28 Feb 2020. 
The Corbel consortium collected success stories to explain how they have been able to concretely help researchers thanks to the use of their infrastructures. 
Application deadline extended to 30 April 2020
Application deadline 30 April 2020
The recordings of this successful webinar by Prof Paul Macklin are now available on Youtube
Check out the great programme of morning talks of the VPH Summer School (Barcelona, 8-12 June 2020) 
Check out the great programme of morning talks of the VPH Summer School (Barcelona, 8-12 June 2020) 
27 - 28  Feb 2020, Empa St. Gallen - Switzerland
13 - 15 April 2020, Silver Spring, MD - United States - Registration deadline 6 Apri 2020
1 May 2020, Sheffield - UK, Abstract submission deadline 12 March 2020
8 - 10 July 2020, University of Geneva - Switzerland 
16 - 18 July 2020, Stuttgart - Germany
26 - 28 August 2019, Paris - France - Don't miss out the final call for abstract 21 Feb 2020
"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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