Philips has received €1.8 million from the EU’s Horizon 2020 program to pilot big data solutions to achieve better patient outcomes in healthcare at a lower cost. The three-year program is the largest EU-funded initiative to transform the region’s healthcare sector through the use of big data. The project involves €17 million in total, of which €15 million is funded by the EU. TU/e (€332,000) and Tilburg’s Tweesteden Hospital (541,000) are among the other participants in the project.

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