BDVA at the Research and Innovation Days (day 2) - Data for Health

On the second day of the European Research and Innovation days, BDVA Vice-President Milan Petkovic (Philips) participated in the discussions of the panel on "Data for Health". This panel, falling under the Europe Fit for a Digital Age track, discussed the importance of data availability and accessibility for healthcare from an academic, societal but also industry perspective. Several panelists mentioned the many data initiatives emerged in the context of the fight to the Covid19 pandemics but also referred to the broader role of data in the healthcare systems of the future. 

BDVA Vice-President Milan Petkovic highlighted the pivotal role of data in healthcare innovation and in the delivery of better services and applications, showing concrete examples from Philips research. He also draw the attention of the participants to the role that the upcoming AI, Data and Robotics Partnership could play in this application area and in collaboration with the other Horizon Europe Partnerships working on healthcare. He finally invited the audience to join forces under the AI, Data and Robotics Partnership umbrella in order to work together on health data challenges. 

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