Subject: VPH Newsletter: Oct 2022

On 11 October 2022, the online kick-off meeting of the EDITH (Ecosystem for Digital Twins in Healthcare) CSA has marked a successful inception, distinguished by the strong commitment of all its partners. The CSA, led by the VPH Institute, is granted funding of 5 million Euro by the European Commission (DG CNECT) under the Digital Europe Programme.
On 18 October 2022, the Vice-president of the European Commission Maroš Šefčovič (Slovakia) presented the European Commission Work Programme 2023, titled “A Union standing firm and united”, during the European Parliament plenary session in Strasbourg.
The Innovative Health Initiative has published the draft texts of topics under consideration for inclusion in the next calls for proposals.
Horizon Europe’s Strategic Planning is a tool which will guide the work programmes and topics for the programme in the coming years. Like its predecessor, the Strategic Plan 2025-2027 will be co-designed with citizens and stakeholders.
The European Medicines Agency (EMA) announced the launch of a pilot to support the development of advanced therapy medicinal products (ATMPs).
Emmanelle Voisin, CEO of Voisin Consulting Life Sciences and leader of the Policy Development Working Group (PDWG), explains in a nutshell the goal and main activities the PDWG focuses on. All VPHi members are welcome to join and contribute to this important initiative!
A training session on ASME V&V 40 took place as post- conference event at the VPH2022 conference in Porto. You can now download the full presentation.
On 6 October 2022 iSi Health, the KU Leuven Institute of Physics-based Modeling for in silico Health, had its inaugural kick off event for the 2022-2023 Academic Year.
Application deadline: ASAP
The VPH institute is looking for 2 motivated persons with a background in computer modeling and simulation, digital twins, artificial intelligence or health data to reinforce the team and help to build the ecosystem for digital twins in healthcare.
Click here to read some interesting recently published papers from our community. If you have published an article in the field of in silico medicine, send it to us: we will include it in this section of the newsletter!
If you are a PhD student or early postdoc researcher interested in in silico medicine research and willing to actively participate in the life of the community, check out the call for application on our website. Deadline: 15 Nov 2022
The webinar will take place on 15 November 2022 - 5 pm CET. Register now!
The recording of "Multi-scale modelling of maternal and fetal interactions at the placenta to understand pregnancy health" by Alys Clark from the Auckland Bioengineering Institute held on 17 October 2022 is now available.
13 - 14 December 2022, Tours - France Abstract submission deadline: 02 November 2022
15 November 2022, Brussels - Belgium Registration deadline: 04 November 2022
3 - 5 May 2023, Paris - France Deadline extended: 15 November 2022
4 - 6 Sept 2024, Stuttgart - Germany Save the date
"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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