ICT in FP7

ICT in FP7Leaflet explaining the basics on the 7th Framework Programme and the ICT elements within it, the 7 key Research Challenges, the budget breakwdown, the i2010 Flagship Initiatives, the European Technology Platforms and Joint Technology Initiatives.

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5: A Healthcare Revolution
Sustaining Europe's healthcare systems is a major challenge, with healthcare already accounting for around 9% of EU GDP.

The health sector is information intensive, so e-Health is emerging as an important new industry, with e-Health spending predicted to account for around 5% of the total health budget by 2010.

Research under this Challenge will improve the quality, availability and effectiveness of healthcare by developing ICTs to improve everything from healthcare administration to biomedical imaging, from personalised, home-based care to the creation of new medicines.
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