Final conference: presentations and recap

Last week our consortium presented findings from the 18-month phase 1 PANDEM research project, covering good practice, research needs and priorities across surveillance, governance and communications for pandemic preparedness and response. We would like to extend our gratitude to everyone who participated for sharing their insights and contributing to insightful discussions. If you would like to…

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Pandemic preparedness research project presents recommendations to European Commission

BRUSSELS, March 15 2017  — The European Union-funded pandemic preparedness project, Pandemic Risk and Emergency Management (PANDEM), has completed its research phase and produced a final report, identifying current needs and recommending clear innovative steps to the European Commission. The 18-month project was funded through the EU Horizon 2020 programme of research and innovation, to…

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PANDEM final conference to take place in March 2017

The PANDEM project has just announced that our final conference will take place on 15th March in Brussels, allowing the consortium to meet back-to-back with DG HOME’s Community of Users (CoU) meeting on Safe, Secure and Resilient Societies. This CoU was developed to encourage collaboration on security research, and to facilitate information exchanges between policy-makers,…

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PANDEM works with European experts towards turning research into reality

This week the Pandemic Risk and Emergency Management (PANDEM) project brought together  50 experts to review the project’s research so far, and guide the refinement and prioritisation of its proposals to improve pandemic preparedness and response across the European Union. The forum convened individuals from nine Member States with expertise spanning the microbiology, information technology,…

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Introducing PANDEM: project consortium convenes for the first time in Galway

PANDEM photo Feb 2015

This week the Pandemic Risk and Emergency Management (PANDEM) expert group met for the first time at the National University of Ireland Galway. PANDEM is a project funded by the European Commission under the Horizon 2020 EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, and aims to identify further research needed to strengthen pandemic surveillance, communications…

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