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Finland-based medical device company Sooma has successfully raised €5 million in growth funding, which will be used to allow the company to "continue its rapid expansion into new and existing markets" with brain stimulation treatments for depression.
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Finnish medical device company Sooma raises €5m to fund expansion into new markets

Finland-based medical device company Sooma has successfully raised €5 million in growth funding, which is to be used to allow the company to “continue its rapid expansion into new and existing markets” with brain stimulation treatments for depression. Thomas Neuvonen, co-founder and CEO of Sooma, said that the company’s “innovative, […]

The European Parliament has adopted the Artificial Intelligence Act, marking a "landmark" in the regulation of AI in Europe.
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European Parliament adopts act designed to govern use of AI whilst boosting innovation

The European Parliament has adopted the Artificial Intelligence Act, marking a “landmark” in the regulation of AI in Europe, whilst “boosting innovation and establishing Europe as a leader in the field”. The new rules ban certain AI applications that are deemed to threaten citizen’s rights, as well as establishing obligations […]

Tino Marti interview
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Interview: Tino Marti, digital health economist, on digital health initiatives in Spain

We recently caught up with Tino Marti, a digital health economist based in Spain, to talk about recent projects he has been involved with, European perspectives, and future directions in health technology. Tino is currently digital health facilitator at the European Health Telematics Association (EHTEL) based in Brussels, Belgium, which […]

Finland-based medical device company Sooma has successfully raised €5 million in growth funding, which will be used to allow the company to "continue its rapid expansion into new and existing markets" with brain stimulation treatments for depression.
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French consortium explores possibilities of virtual twins for medical practice

In France, the launch of the MEDITWIN consortium has been announced to explore the possibilities of virtual twins for medical practice, with the aim of enabling doctors to simulate scenarios, and to develop seven new medical practices and “virtual healthcare products” across neurology, cardiology, and oncology. The consortium consists of […]

The European Health and Digital Executive Agency (HaDEA) has announced 44 new EU4Health direct grants in the field of digital health, with the aim of supporting EU countries in implementing the future European Health Data Space (EHDS).
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44 new EU4Health grants mark progress on future European Health Data Space

The European Health and Digital Executive Agency has announced 44 new EU4Health direct grants in the field of digital health with the aim of supporting EU countries in implementing the future European Health Data Space. The grants form part of a wider portfolio of projects that the €5.3 billion EU4Health […]

Here, we take a deep dive into digital health and innovation in Estonia, to find out more about the nation's digital transformation, and how it is embracing technology in the realms of health and care.
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Deep dive: digital health and innovation in Estonia

Join us as we take a deep dive into digital health and innovation in Estonia, to find out more about the nation’s digital transformation and how it is embracing technology in the realms of health and care. Electronic health records, the national health information system, and electronic prescriptions Firstly: what […]

A new EU-funded five-year project, "PAIR", has been launched with the aim of improving POC diagnostics and epidemiological modelling in the One Health approach
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European PAIR project launches interactive tools to support point-of-care diagnostics and epidemiological modelling

A new EU-funded five-year project, “PAIR”, has been launched in the hopes of improving point-of-care (POC) diagnostics and epidemiological modelling, bringing together 20 partners from seven countries with the aim of helping Europe to develop expertise and capabilities in this area based on artificial intelligence and machine learning. Utilising the […]