EAR-AER organises a fact finding mission to Georgia from 18 till 22 of June 2017

EAR-AER did a fact finding mission to Georgia from 18 till 22 of June 2017 with the financial support of Government of Flanders. Georgia is a country of 3,6 million inhabitants located at the east side of the Black Sea and boarders the south flanks of the Caucasus. In the capital Tbilisi, located in the centre of the country, live 1,4 million persons, or 40% of the Georgian population. Although small in size and with a limited population, the country can be considered as an interesting trade an...
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EAR-AER board members meet Georgia’s Ambassador to Belgium, Luxembourg and the EU

On 30-5-2017 the board members of EAR-AER were invited by Dr. Natalie Sabanadze, Georgia's Ambassador to Belgium, Luxembourg and the EU. The invitation came on the occasion of the imminent visit of the board members to Tbilisi during 18-22/6/2017, organized by Ms. Teona Lavrelashvili.  M. Nelu Neacsu and M. Louis Delcart explained the goals of EAR-AER, focusing on the involvement of local and regional authorities in a triple helix context and the purpose of the visit to Tbilisi, during w...
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Government of Flanders confirms financial support to EAR-AER for 2017

The Flanders Department of Foreign Affairs confirmed recently its financial support for 2017 for the European Academy of the Regions. It accepts therefore its 2017 program with as most important features two visits to EU neighboring countries: one to the Republic of Georgia in June (18-22) and one to Vlorë Albania, where members of the EAR-AER will participate to the second conference on Local and regional social and economic development in the Western Balkans in October 2017.
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ESTABLISHMENT OF PROPER FOLLOW UP CARE COVERAGE FOR VENTRICULAR ASSIST DEVICES IN END STAGE HEART FAILURE PATIENTS REQUIRES INVOLVEMENT OF NATIONAL,LOCAL AND REGIONAL AUTHORITIES

ESTABLISHMENT OF PROPER FOLLOW UP CARE COVERAGE FOR VENTRICULAR ASSIST DEVICES IN END STAGE HEART FAILURE PATIENTS REQUIRES INVOLVEMENT OF NATIONAL, LOCAL AND REGIONAL AUTHORITIES During the first roundtable ,Monday, 10th April 2017, on Mechanical Circulatory Support coverage and reimbursement in the European parliament, hosted by MEP DR. Claudiu Ciprian Tănăsescu and co-organised by the European Academy of the Regions, UEMS, ISHLT (MCS working group), HFA (ESC), ESOT, SITU among other founda...
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First Roundtable on Long Term Mechanical Circulatory Support for end stage heart failure patients”.

In collaboration with the European Parliament, MEP Dr Tănăsescu and HEARTWARE/MEDTRONIC, the Healthcare Innovation and Government Affairs department of the European Academy of the Regions is organizing the "First Roundtable on Long Term Mechanical Circulatory Support for end stage heart failure patients". The goal of the event is to create awareness about this life saving therapy to guarantee homogeneous access to ventricular assist devices across EU member countries. The roundtable will cov...
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EAR-AER on energy policy at conference in Beirut, Lebanon, March 7, 2017

Board member and EAR-AER Co-Head Of Energy Department, Dr. Stephan Ressl has been invited to share his views on challenges towards a comprehensive energy strategy at the ”OIL & GAS LEBANON’S NATIONAL WEALTH - ROADMAP”, BEIRUT – LEBANON, March 7, 2017. Although the Lebanese Republic is about to tender its off-shore blocks likely to hold natural gas reserves, the question of increasing decentralised energy generation, integrating volatile renewable sources and ensuring security of supply, bec...
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How competitive is your region? Commission publishes the 2016 Regional Competitiveness Index

On the 27th February 2017 the Commission has published the third edition of the Regional Competitiveness Index for 263 EU regions, a study that provides useful insights for regions to boost their economic performance. Regional competitiveness is the ability of a region to offer an attractive and sustainable environment for firms and residents to live and work. The novelty of the 2016 edition is the interactive web tool, which allows for a more detailed analysis and comparison of ...
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The importance of protocol in a EU environment

    On February 15th 2017, the European Academy of the Regions had the pleasure of receiving Mr. Gilbert Monod de Froideville, director Protocol International, as speaker to the "EAR-AER Platform on Knowledge Exchange" Mr. Monod has an almost twenty years’ experience as Chief of Royal Protocol at the Court of H.M. Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands and one and a half year experience as consultant at a Royal Court in the Middle East. A specialist in protocol on national and internati...
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Medical data collection on European level can improve quality on medical treatments

On February 15th 2017, the European Academy of the Regions had the pleasure of receiving Mr. Theo De BY, as key note speaker to the Forum on Healthcare Innovation and Government Policy. Mr. De By, an MBA, is Managing Director at Euromacs. Due to his longstanding experience in managing the medical sector, he has been invited to become Ambassador of the Registries of the European Association of Cardiothoracic Surgery (EACTS). The purpose of his organization is to run a European registry for...
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EAR-AER met the Romanian doctors

 On 7th February 2017, Mr. Nelu Neacsu  and  Mr. Richard Murrugarra-Centurion participated to the Conference on “The Romanian Medical System – Tradition and Quality in the European Context “ organised by MEP Dr. Claudiu Ciprian Tanasescu in the European Parliament. During the conference Mr Neacsu presented the Academy and Mr Murrugarra-Centurion presented the key healthcare and government policy initiatives to the Romanian doctors. The conference was followed by a photo exhibition entitled...
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