On the 9th of July, the European Commission (EC) launched a 35 million euro call for proposals to develop the analysis of health images for AI cancer diagnostics. Also, other tools and analytics focused on the prevention, prediction, and treatment of the most common types of cancer. This is part of the Horizon 2020 programme, which the EC is investing €177 million for ‘Digital Transformation of Health and Care’ and ‘Trusted digital solutions and Cybersecurity in Health and Care’.
Progression for cancer prevention and AI
Afterward, on July 10th Commissioner Gabriel assembles the second high-level roundtable. Bringing together representatives from the EC, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical technology industries and the civil society. Throughout, the discussion will revolve around the roadmap for Communication on the digital transformation of health and care, adopted in April 2018. Other key topics include next steps on the recently adopted Recommendation on the interoperability of electronic health records systems, artificial intelligence and high-performance computing. In addition, advancing the exchange of health data across borders and addressing privacy and data protection concerns.
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