The 20th Bionnale will take place 11-12 May 2022 in Berlin, Germany. Be part of the most important annual meting of the life sciences industry in the Berlin-Brandenburg region.. Read more... 




El Centro Universitario de Baviera para América Latina (BAYLAT) es una organización del Ministerio de Ciencias y Artes del Estado Libre de Baviera (StMWK), que fomenta la relación entre Instituciones de Enseñanza Superior de Baviera y América Latina, promociona a Baviera como centro de tecnología e innovación productiva en los países latinoamericanos y promueve la cooperación científica con América Latina. BAYLAT tiene su sede en la Universidad Friedrich-Alexander de Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU). El centro de competencia y asesoramiento BAYLAT orienta todos sus esfuerzos a apoyar el desarrollo de las nuevas generaciones de investigadores latinoamericanos y a intensificar las relaciones de cooperación en beneficio mutuo entre ambas regiones.

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SMILE: Creating Smart inclusive Living Environments (SLE) for ageing in place

The EU-Canada collaborative project SMILE, launched in early 2021, is funded by the European  Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme and the  Canadian Institutes of Health Research with up to €6 million. The SMILE Consortium gathers 13 prestigious organisations from five countries (Norway, Denmark, Netherlands, Greece, and Canada). They combine and use their expertise in: innovative user- and participatory design and infrastructuring, innovative care provision hosting living labs, implementing innovative AI-based solutions, infrastructures and smart home devices, technology cluster management excellence, and optimising value chains for health and innovation.


SMILE aims to develop an SLE ecosystem together with disruptive e-health solutions for improving the quality of life of older people in the society. The unique SMILE technology will support aged people to live independently and relatively actively, and will also foster collaboration and learning between the older people and the members of their circles of care. 

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Technology and Innovation Report 2021 - UNCTAD

The great divides between countries


Human development has been spurred by changes in technology. But so has inequality. Today's staggering inequalities began to appear with the industrial revolution. The pace of technological change is accelerating due to digitalization and frontier technologies. New technologies can have severe downsides if they outpace a society's ability to adapt. Read more

Horizon Europe Work Programme 2021-2022 4. Health

Horizon Europe Work Programme 2021-2022 4. Health: Current draft of the work programme of the Health Cluster available for viewing .... Read more

International SummitDigital Medicine Week 2021

Four days, four interconnected 

conferences: Medical Venture Validation, DiGA Con, Evidence Con und MDR Con .....Read more

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El Congreso Internacional de Salud Digital de San Sebastián se ha celebrado de forma ininterrumpida desde 2014. En 2020 abordamos la séptima edición en un nuevo escenario marcado por la COVID19.

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The European Commission announces recommendations for

Covid-19 tracing apps: ensuring privacy and data protection.

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The European Commission is coordinating a common European response to the outbreak of COVID-19.

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The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) presented the 12th edition of the Global Innovation Index (GII). The special theme for this edition is Creating Healthy Lives—The Future of Medical Innovation.  Read more ...  

Die NEJM Catalyst und die University of Texas bieten am 16 Oktober ein sehr interessantes Webinar zum Thema"Care Delivery Innovation: Why, How and the Impact" an.               Read more .....          


Am 18 Juni fand der EU Open for Business Info Day in der symbolträchtigen Hansestadt Lübeck statt. Die von der Europäischen Kommission und dem Enterprise Europe Network durchgeführte Veranstaltung erfreute sich eines regen Interesses. Read more ....

Der Unternehmertag 2019, veranstaltet vom Unternehmerverband Rostock-Mittleres Mecklenburg e.V., wirft seine Schatten voraus. Mit Spannung erwarte ich die Vorträge, die sich diesmal schwerpunktmäßig mit dem Thema Außenhandel/Internationale Geschäfte befassen. Ich freue mich auf ein persönliches Kennenlernen am 25. April  in Warnemünde. Read more....

Peter Altmaier setzt, wie berichtet, auf ein Abkommen mit Mercosur noch in 2019.  Dieses Abkommen wird  den Wirtschaftsbeziehungen zwischen Deutschland und den Mitgliedsstaaten von Mercosur einen weiteren wichtigen Schub geben. Read more....

Interesse deutscher Unternehmen an Lateinamerika nimmt zu. Der Außenwirtschaftschef des Deutschen Industrie- und Handelskammertages Volker Treier sieht zunehmende Chancen für deutsche Unternehmen. 

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Am 19.02.2019 fand die Lateinamerika-Konferenz im Haus der Wirtschaft in Berlin statt. Neben Spitzenvertretern aus der Politik, wie der sehr geschätzte Bundesminister für Wirtschaft und Energie, Peter Altmaier, waren wieder zahlreiche hochrangige Wirtschaftsvertreter vor Ort. Während der Vorträge und in den Panels konnten Themen angesprochen und vertieft werden. Ich möchte mich noch einmal ganz herzlich bei der LAI und ihrem Vorsitzenden Dr. Reinhold Festge für den gelungenen Tag bedanken und freue mich auf weitere interessante Veranstaltungen.

HIMSS19 Global Conference & Exhibition will take place on
February 11-15, 2019, Orlando, FL, Orange County Convention Center. You can catch all highligths on HIMMS TV. 

 A path to 2030 based on a People-Centered-Approach and a Global-Perspective

On January 30th. 2019 the European Commission published a „Reflection Paper on a Sustainable Europe by 2030“. This paper gives an excelent overview of The EU's performance on the Sustainable Development Goals and the challenges to overcome for the future.  The paper seeks to steer the discussion on how to achieve  the defined goals and how the European Union can contritube to a sustainable future in the interest of citizens' well-being worldwide.

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Für alle Interessierten findet am 19.02.2019  die Lateinamerika-Konferenz in Berlin statt. Ich werde ebenfalls vor Ort sein. Ich freue mich auf ein persönliches Kennenlernen...

Weltweite Vernetzung fördert bilaterale Partnerschaften und regionale Innovatiosnzentren in Lateinamerika. 

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The Health Equity Pilot Project - Final Conference: "Evidence into practice- Action on Health Inequalities"

"The final conference of the Health Equity Pilot Project (HEPP)  took place on the 6th December 2018, in Brussels. This project focused on health inequalities by identifying inequalities in nutrition and physical activity and alcohol consumption and outcomes, as well as the evidence of effective interventions.


During the final conference, there were discussions on the importance to address health inequalities in policy design, the actions to reduce behaviour-related health inequalities, strategies for getting evidence into policy and action, and future work on health inequalities....." Read more......

(Weppage-Source: European Commission, social determinants)


Horizon 2020 is Open to the World. This means that participants from all over the world, regardless of their place of establishment or residence, can participate in most of the calls of Horizon 2020. Furthermore, in many cases, the EU will fund at least partly the participation of the international Partners.  See all open and forthcoming calls for tenders and grants (international cooperation) published by EC.

(Webpage-Source: European Commission, funding & tender opportunities)

The European mHealth Hub Digital Magazine


Read the European mHealth Hub Digital Magazine!   For leveraging the mHealth potential! Read more.

Digital health care is here to stay. And it is imperative that telehealth services are as safe, secure, and effective as they can be. This joint ISfTeH & URAC webinar will feature leaders from international experts in digital health care: ISfTeH, URAC, GluCare Integrated Diabetes Center, Ain Shams Virtual Hospital and De Montfort University. They will share insights on the value of accreditation in improving patient care while keeping patients and providers safe throughout treatment. They’ll discuss how the validation by an independent accreditor can help organizations grow and thrive in uncertain times. And they’ll share how going through a collaborative accreditation process can give organizations tools for improvement and help staff better focus their efforts on continuous quality improvement. Continue reading... 


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Rethinking Policy Priorities in the light of Pandemics A CALL TO ACTION

Perspectivas económicas de América Latina 2020

Joint Communiqué: EU27 - Latin America and Caribbean Informal Ministerial Meeting

Eurostars Life Sciences matchmaking event

Ich bin Dabei. Mach Auch DU Mit!

LIVE BLOG: R&D response to COVID-19 pandemic.


Short Overview - Horizon Europe the next EU research and innovation programme (2021 - 2027)

Short overview and introduciton of Horizon 2020

Einen Überblick über die Rolle Lateinamerikas in der deutschen Außenpolitik finden Sie auf der Seite des Auswärtigen Amtes.

Short overview about SME Instruments of Horizon 2020