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AI for grandparents

In this new episode of our series about the 15 inspiring finalists of the Social Innovation Tournament 2020, learn how Tucuvi, a Spanish startup, is helping old people in their homes with artificial intelligence so they don’t have to operate tricky technology. Tucuvi...

COVID-19: why do people refuse vaccination? The case of Germany

Why are some people refusing to take a potentially life-saving vaccine against COVID-19? In Germany, 19.6% of the population is unlikely or very unlikely to have the jab when it is offered to them, according to a recently published study supported by the Institute,...

Donation following Croatia earthquake

Following the earthquake that hit Croatia just before the New Year, the EIB Group, through the EIB Institute, has donated €255 345. The Croatian government will use the funds to purchase temporary container houses for people who have lost their homes but do not wish...

Women refugees get a health app

In this new episode of our series about the 15 inspiring finalists of the Social Innovation Tournament 2020, learn how Hera, a smartphone app, enables Syrian refugee women and children in Turkey to access medical services. Hera enables users to carry their medical...

EIB donation finances rare disease research project

Every week in Europe 20 to 40 children are born with a form of rare disease called leukodystrophy that attacks and destroys the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord) in children and adults. But research is improving thanks to a € 26 200 donation made in 2018...