Subject: VPH Newsletter: January 2015

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January 2015  
Monthly newsletter of the Virtual Physiological Human 
for Integrative Biomedical Research
Read the interview Adriano has recently released for us.
Money being taken from H2020 – should researchers be concerned?
Over the final months of 2014, there was a great deal of worry amongst the scientific community over the budget for Horizon 2020. Such worries were entirely justified. A culture within the European Commission of pushing forward expenses to the following year, of using the budget of tomorrow to pay for the expenses of today led to the inevitable – not having enough money to pay our bills. Read more
New Presidency of the Council of the EU
New Commission 2015 Work Programme
No more Chief Scientific Advisor – what now?
VPH Workshop on Clinical Data Management and Sustainability
How to manage clinical data and to sustain the developed technologies after the end of the project are both aspects the EC asks all EU-funded projects to deal with. This 2 day workshop, organised with the support of the VPH institute, will give the VPH community the opportunity to open a discussion on them and look for solutions with a higher level of synergies among projects. Read more
Read the 1st OraMod newsletter
OraMod is a recently funded VPH project that aims to develop VPH based predictive model for oral cancer reoccurrence in the clinical practice Read more
Subscribe to the VPH Institute mailing list for MEMBERS-ONLY
Subscription will give you access to members-only information about on-going initiatives and opportunities made available appositely for our members. Read more
Available a PhD position for a computer scientist at the Institute of Complex Systems in Paris Île-de-France
Deadline for submission: Feb 2015 Read more
______ Avicenna news ______

Avicenna’s Successful First Review
Good progress for project in its Brussels’ Review Read more
VPH Appointment for Avicenna Member
Avicenna’s Adriano Henney is chosen as the new Executive Director of the VPH Institute Read more
Avicenna Strategy to be Scrutinised in Brussels
Event 4 to determine how to increase the use of simulation in the development of biomedical products. Read more
The Avicenna Consortium Welcomes the New Web Officer
Project website officer joins Sheffield team Read more
NHS England Search for Pioneering Healthcare Innovators
Opportunity for modelling and simulation projects as programme is launched to find experienced innovators in healthcare. Read more
§ Digital Health Assembly: Open Innovation 2015
12-13 February, Cardiff (U.K.)
§ Avicenna event 4
19-20 February 2015, Brussels
8-10 April 2015, Auckland
§ Insigneo Showcase 2015
8 May 2015, University of Sheffield
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