The eHealth Eurocampus project, led by the Euroregion Pyrenees-Mediterranean and funded 100% by the European Commission, brings together 9 European partners such as the Facultat d'Informàtica de Barcelona, the Fundació Sant Joan de Déu, the Escola Politècnica Superior de la Universitat de les Illes Balears and the Fundació Balear d’Innovació i Tecnologia
The Euroregion Pyrenees-Mediterranean leads the European ICT project for health eHealth Eurocampus, which aims to prepare professionals able to innovate in the field of information and communication technologies at the service of health. This three-year project, from September 2016 to August 2019, is fully funded by the European Commission with an amount of EUR 430,000 under the Erasmus+ program.
The eHealth Eurocampus project follows the Pyrenean-Mediterranean Euroregion's policy guidelines, which place ICT-Health at the heart of its action within the Euroregional Innovation Strategy. This strategy defines common and essential actions for the member regions to stimulate the integrated development of the territory and to develop the Pyrenees-Mediterranean Eurocampus, the first European university campus by number of students.
This strategic partnership of higher education is led by the Euroregion and has the Facultat d’Informàtica de Barcelona (UPC), the Fundació Sant Joan de Déu (hospital and Catalan medical assistance network), the Escola Politècnica Superior de la Universitat de les Illes Balears, the Fundació Balear d’Innovació i Tecnologia, the Université de Montpellier, the École d'Ingénieurs ISIS de Castres, the Glyndwr University of Wales, the Hochschule Ulm in Germany and the University of Cyprus.
The eHealth Eurocampus project will foster innovative teaching methods that will be tested during joint training activities and then used in different master programs. Dissemination of results and activities will be designed to ensure that eHealth Eurocampus has a strong impact on participating organizations as well as on others.