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Estonia: PERH, Tartu University Hospital to develop comprehensive patient journey

Estonia: PERH, Tartu University Hospital to develop comprehensive patient journey

24.01.2020

The North Estonia Medical Center (PERH) and Tartu University Hospital signed a framework agreement on Thursday that is centered on cancer treatment, trauma treatment, treatment of rare diseases and developing a comprehensive patient journey, writes LETA/BNS.

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Estonian govt to disburse EUR 353.7 mln in education support

Estonian govt to disburse EUR 353.7 mln in education support

23.01.2020

The Estonian government is about to allocate at its meeting on Thursday 353.75 million euros from the support fund to municipalities for the financing of education, informed LETA/BNS.

Petrauskas elected rector of Vilnius University

Petrauskas elected rector of Vilnius University

22.01.2020

Rimvydas Petrauskas, dean of Vilnius University's Faculty of History, has been elected its rector, the university's spokesman Ervinas Spudys told LETA/BNS.


Estonia: Integration Foundation seeking partners for organizing language study in families

Estonia: Integration Foundation seeking partners for organizing language study in families

21.01.2020

The Integration Foundation has announced a round of applications to find partners for organizing family stay language and culture learning for young people whose first language is not Estonian, informed LETA/BNS.

Accession to CERN has contributed to our Latvia's emerging community of excellent physicists - Levits

Accession to CERN has contributed to our Latvia's emerging community of excellent physicists - Levits

20.01.2020

Latvia's accession to the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) has helped develop a community of excellent physicists also in Latvia, President Egils Levits said during a visit to CERN in Geneva today.


17.01.2020

Estonian scientists to start creating cyber defense environment

Scientists are about to start creating a cyber defense environment for securing Estonia's vitally important systems, informed LETA/BNS.

15.01.2020

RSU Students are Working on an Innovative Device to Prevent Strokes

Placing a smart device in a blood vessel to act as a filter that would warn of the risk of stroke is the healthtech idea devised by the Smart Umbrella team formed by students from Rīga Stradiņš University (RSU).

16.12.2019

Estonia: Working international students and graduates contributed over 10 mln euros in taxes

Statistics Estonia prepared an analysis for Archimedes Foundation on the participation of international students in the Estonian labour market and its impact on the economy. It appeared that in the previous academic year, foreign students paid eight million euros in income and social tax in Estonia. International students who graduated the year prior contributed additionally over two million euros. The share of international students who work besides studying has increased significantly in the last three years. A half of them continue working in Estonia even after receiving a diploma.

16.12.2019

IELTS reappointed as a language test trusted by the UK government for visas

This week, UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) announced IELTS, the world's most trusted language test, will continue to be accepted for UK visas that require applicants to demonstrate their English. Following a tender process, IELTS was reappointed as an official test provider for visas required as part of UK immigration applications.

13.12.2019

Estonia: TalTech says university fully cooperating with European Commission on audit

The Tallinn University of Technology (TalTech) said that it is fully cooperating with the European Commission on the latter's audit of the university's EU-financed projects, informed LETA/BNS.

11.12.2019

Estonia ranks 1st in Europe in terms of readiness for digital lifelong learning

The Center for European Policy Studies (CEPS) presented in Tallinn on Wednesday its report on readiness for digital lifelong learning, according to which Estonia holds the leading position in this field, having achieved best results in the digitization of education, followed by the Netherlands and Finland.

09.12.2019

Design students of the Estonian Academy of Arts reach out to the international markets

On 13th December, the MA-students from fashion, textile, accessories' and jewellery design at the Estonian Academy of Arts (EKA) will get a rare chance to pitch their newly refined brands and concepts to influential Scandinavian entrepreneurs and investors. They will come all the way to see which next big ideas will get a little help to grow and emerge from the local design market to an international scene. This exciting event is the result of a new programme at EKA designed and led by the internationally renowned business-professional Sissi Silván.

09.12.2019

Turkey: Distant and Close

On December 4, a public organisation the Baltic Center presented a concept of a new Turkish project “TURKEY: DISTANT AND CLOSE” at the RISEBA premises - H2O6 Center for Architecture and Media.

04.12.2019

EIT scales up support for innovators across Europe in 2020

In 2020, the European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) will invest EUR 500 mln in its Knowledge and Innovation Communities across Europe – the EIT Governing Board decided. This investment will drive European innovation in the areas of climate (EIT Climate-KIC), digitisation (EIT Digital), food (EIT Food), health (EIT Health), sustainable energy (EIT InnoEnergy), advanced and sustainable materials (EIT RawMaterials), manufacturing (EIT Manufacturing) and urban mobility (EIT Urban Mobility).

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