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  • Breakfast Event: Health promotion and disease prevention: finding the right ingredients

    Prevention is a key element to ensure a high level of mental and physical well-being, and to reduce both communicable and non-communicable diseases. However, as highlighted by the Companion Report 2017 published by the European Commission in the State of Health in the EU initiative, only around 3% of health budgets are currently spent on…

  • Breakfast Workshop: Navigating the Digital Health Course

    Following the European Commission’s recent release of the Communication on Health in the Digital Single Market, the time is right to plot and negotiate the complex course of digital health implementation in Europe – it will require significant cooperation across the health and technology sectors to ensure that the many prizes of digital health can be won.…

  • Hello GDPR, goodbye AI? Not quite. The implication of GDPR for Europe’s AI ambitions

    AI is currently one of the most used acronyms in the EU tech bubble. Just last month the European Commission published its strategy on artificial intelligence, while several European countries are working on their own AI approaches: Finland revealed its plan on 18 December 2017, France published the Villani Report on 29 March 2018, and…

  • The Race for AI Leadership

    The race for leadership in Artificial Intelligence (AI) is well under way. A recent FTI Consulting snapshot outlined that governments across the globe have shifted gears, taking a more active role on AI. China has already claimed it will out-compete the US before 2030 as global AI leader, while countries such as Japan or Canada…

  • FTI CONSULTING TRADING CHALLENGE

    With the clock ticking, there is much speculation around which legislation will make the cut before a new European Commission and Parliament take the floor. Financial Services remains a sector of heated debate with high volatility and little margin for error. FTI Consulting has hedged its bets on which pieces of legislation may have an…

  • Foreign investment gets political

    Across the Western world, politicians are getting nervous about the future place of their countries in the global economy. In 2014, the EU and the US economies combined accounted for 46% of global GDP, down from 60% in 2004[1]. Over the same period, China saw its share rise from 5% to 13%. In this context,…

  • Agriculture & Chemicals in 2018: A Mixed Bag of New Policies

    Still in its infancy, 2018 is already gearing up to be an action-packed year for the agri-chem sector, from changing farm policies to the all-encompassing Brexit. To ensure that we have captured these developments and to reflect the evolving nature of FTI Brussels’ own agri-chem practice, this year’s snapshot will be broader than those of…

  • Your corporate reputation will be at even greater risk in 2018. Take action now.

    Does your organisation truly value its reputation? Is enough being done to assess, strengthen and protect that reputation? Are you considering reputational opportunities and risk across all dimensions – from financial, HR and operational to commercial, political, societal and environmental? If you are taking the time to reflect on reputation at the end of this turbulent…

  • BREXIT HEALTH CHECK

    The vote on the relocation of the EMA to Amsterdam is the start of a Brexit process that will have a direct impact on the healthcare sector. Are you prepared and ready to plan and adjust for this change? With the United Kingdom expected to leave the European Union in March 2019, the pressure will…

  • Facing up to Cyber Threats – The new EU Strategy

    On 13th September, the European Commission (EC) published its new strategy to tackle the increased cyber threats by aligning the national governments, industry and civil society in a more unified European approach. The EC highlights that cybercrime will cause 3 billion euros in damages by 2020. In addition, tens of billions of “Internet of Things”…

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