COVID-19

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European Commission: European standards for medical supplies made freely available to facilitate increase of production

In the context of the Coronavirus crisis, the Commission is working with industry and Member States to maximise the availability of masks, gloves, gowns and other medical supplies. Efforts include increasing production by existing manufacturers, facilitating imports and activating alternative ways...
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AMETIC, the Spanish Electronics and IT Associations of Industry in need of miniature electro valves for artificial ventilators

The General Secretariat for Industry and Small and Medium Entreprise within the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism in Spain has recently published an emergency post informing that AMETIC, the Spanish Electronics and IT Association of Industries is looking for miniatures electro valves. AMETIC...
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European Commission creates first ever rescEU stockpile of medical equipment

On March 19th, the European Commission has decided to create a strategic rescEU stockpile of medical equipment such as ventilators and protective masks to help EU countries in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. Medical equipment part of the stockpile will include items such as: intensive care...
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European Science-Media Hub selection: reliable sources of information about Coronavirus

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the need for reliable sources of information on the virus and ensuing crisis is more important than ever. To this end, the European Science-Media Hub has compiled a list of such sources, ranging from recognised official international webpages providing daily...
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European industrial clusters coordinate their resources to fight COVID-19

Brussels, 18 March 2020. In light of the coronavirus crisis, Europe is mobilising all its powers to coordinate the national responses to fight COVID-19, to reinforce the public health sectors of the Member States and to support the economy. Therefore, the European Clusters Alliance (ECA), as the...
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Attention to clusters in MedTech sector! International Call for Tenders to Purchase Medical Equipment

In order to face the outbreak of COVID-19 epidemic, the Lombardy Region is launching several international calls for tenders to purchase medical equipment to treat the most seriously ill patients who need to be hospitalized and also a list of equipment needed to protect doctors and health personnel...