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Horizon Prize for better use of antibiotics – Compete, innovate and win €1 mi...

Value

15 Apr '15

The European Commission launched a €1 million prize for a diagnostic test to combat antibiotic resistance. The challenge is to develop a rapid test that will allow healthcare providers to distinguish, at the point of care, between patients with upper respiratory tract infections that require antibiotics and those that can be treated safely without antibiotics. By stopping many patients from taking antibiotics needlessly, it will prevent the side effects of...

Birgit Van Tongelen European Commission DG Research &...
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MedTech Week 2015 – Celebrating the value of medical techno...

Value

19 May ‘15

From 15 to 21 June the European medtech industry will organise its first “European MedTech Week”, a series of activities and events to celebrate medical technology throughout Europe...

Serge Bernasconi MedTech Europe, EDMA & Eucomed

Mobile phone microscope finds parasites in blood

Digital

11 May ‘15

A new smartphone microscope uses video to automatically detect and quantify infection by parasitic worms in a single drop of blood. The new technology could help revive efforts...

Sarah Yang University of California, Berkeley

EuroMedLab 2015: Placing patients in charge of their health

Digital

6 May ‘15

The way we look at healthcare is changing. Personalised diagnostics is bringing management of health in the hands of the patients. This was one of the recurrent themes...

Damien Gruson St-Luc University Hospital

What the ''take-off'' of digital health...

Digital, Business

29 Apr ‘15

2015 has been predicted, by many commentators, as the year that digital health will officially ‘’take off’’ due to increased consumer-wide acceptance, a growing array of digitally enabled...

Charlie Hayward Financial Times Live

Beefing up safeguards against corruption: Where is the medt...

Ethics

21 Apr ‘15

Eight years ago, I was interviewing executives of a prospective Chinese distributor for my employer, a publicly-traded medical device company based in California. “We understand that it is...

Carolyn M. Bruguera, Esq. R-Squared Services and Solutions, Inc.

Horizon Prize for better use of antibiotics – Compete, inno...

Value

15 Apr ‘15

The European Commission launched a €1 million prize for a diagnostic test to combat antibiotic resistance. The challenge is to develop a rapid test that will allow healthcare...

Birgit Van Tongelen European Commission DG Research &...