Press releases

A single market 2.0 for an industry 4.0

28 February 2017

On EU Industry Day, the Home Appliance industry calls for unlocking the digital single market opportunities. The Home Appliance sector is a relevant component of European industry with nearly one million jobs, €44bn in turnover, €1.4bn in R&D and collectively pays €14bn in taxes each year.

The SIOPE Society Day: Children First

30 January 2017

First-of-its-kind, the SIOPE Society Day (27th January 2017, Amsterdam, the Netherlands) presented the latest innovations and ideas on how to address the issues encountered by childhood cancer patients and survivors, as well the role of the SIOPE Strategic Plan in the EU Agenda.

Close the loop without knots

25 January 2017

CECED reacts to Parliament's environment committee vote on the waste directive.


24 November 2016

Opening and closing remarks on WoHIT2016 and HIMSS Europe - Elsevier award winner.

HIMSS Europe launches Women in Health IT Community to address growing health IT gender gap

10 October 2016

Recent HIMSS study found that the health IT gender gap has grown wider in the last ten years.

HIMSS and Elsevier Launch New Digital Healthcare Award in Europe Award

10 October 2016

Award calls for outstanding ICT projects in healthcare to be nominated as industry best practice.

Slovenia: Global Green Destinations Day

29 June 2016
Slovenian Tourist Board

The Slovenian Tourist Board (STB) puts sustainability at the core of development and promotional activities and aims at a more responsible behaviour towards the environment and the positioning of green Slovenia in the world.

The Energy Union? It starts at home

15 June 2016
Tristan Macdonald

The Energy Union? It starts at home

EU Dog & Cat Alliance calls on the EU to tackle the illegal trade of cats and dogs in Europe

2 June 2016
EU Dog & Cat Alliance

EU Dog & Cat Alliance event held today in the European Parliament to discuss the next steps to safeguard companion animal health and welfare, public health and consumer protection.

Excellence in Radiotherapy for Children and Adolescents: the QUARTET Project

30 May 2016

Last 20th May 2016 a group of European experts in paediatric cancer radiotherapy and imaging officially kicked-off the project QUARTET (Quality and Excellence in Radiotherapy and Imaging for Children and Adolescents with Cancer across Europe in Clinical Trials) in Brussels.

IFAH-Europe Welcomes G7 Summit’s Report Urging One Health Approach to AMR and Call to Incentivise R&D

27 May 2016

Brussels, 27 May 2016 – At the close of the Summit in Ise-Shima (Japan), G7 leaders issued a declaration outlining their current thinking on antimicrobial resistance. In advance of this Summit meeting, IFAH-Europe had called on the G7 Summit leaders to consider a holistic One Health approach in dealing with antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and infectious diseases, as a reminder to policy-makers that AMR is not only a topic of concern for human and public health, but also for animal health.

Childhood Cancer Survivors: The Right to Live A Normal Life

24 May 2016

Overcoming cancer is possible today, but many European childhood cancer survivors still suffer from considerable treatment-related side-effects throughout their lives. 

DISCUSSION | Why Culture Matters Senior Lecturer Radu Cinpoes in conversation with artist Dan Perjovschi

24 May 2016
Romanian Cultural Centre London

DISCUSSION | Why Culture Matters Senior Lecturer Radu Cinpoes in conversation with artist Dan Perjovschi.

IFAH-Europe reaction to O’Neill report

19 May 2016

Brussels, 19 May 2016 – The final report of the O’Neill Review on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR), released today, overall makes some good recommendations in terms of encouraging innovation for the quick development of new diagnostics, promoting the use of vaccines and alternatives to antibiotics, improving surveillance of AMR and antibiotic consumption in both people and animals, as well as endorsing better incentives to encourage investment for new medicines and improving existing ones, as well as the setting up of a Global Innovation Fund.


Anti Microbial Resistance: 1/4 of deaths linked to Tuberculosis

19 May 2016
TB Europe Coalition

Brussels, 19th May 2016: A report published today by the independent Review of Antimicrobial Resistance clearly links the AMR problem with the world’s deadliest infectious disease: tuberculosis (TB). With drug resistant TB (DR-TB) being particularly fierce in Europe, the European Union should urgently develop a plan to tackle the disease across its policies in the wider region.

Latest session and speaker additions to the eHealth Week programme revealed

17 May 2016

Session topics include: awareness for informal carers, sexual health and robotics for active & assisted living

EADV launches Global Call to Action to protect outdoor workers from skin cancer caused by the sun

26 April 2016

EADV launches Global Call to Action to protect outdoor workers from skin cancer caused by the sun.

eHealth Week 2016 speakers announced

15 April 2016
eHealth Week

Dutch Minister and Secretary of State for Health, Welfare and Sport amongst keynote speakers