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European project establishing new standards for Internet-based health services wins EUREKA Innovation Award 2014

The CELTIC HIPERMED research project, a European endeavour in health and telecommunication technologies, received on 19 November the prestigious EUREKA Innovation Award 2014 during the EUREKA Innovation Event in Basel, Switzerland.

The prize, which rewards research projects financed and supported by national funds and agencies from different European countries developed in the frame of the EUREKA initiative, is attributed every year to European consortia of companies, universities and research institutes making significant headway in the development of a new innovative product, service or process.

Mr. Oscar Chabrera Villareal, Co-founder and VP Europe at MERKUM-Vilynx, representing the partner companies united in the project, was handed the award by Johann Schneider-Ammann, the Swiss Federal Councilor of the Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research. The prize comprises the sum of €10,000, offered by the Swiss EUREKA Chairmanship (2014/2015)and Norwegian Chairmanship (2013/2014), and a media package of the same amount.

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