Current work programme
The actual EuroScan International Network’s work programme is valid until 2017 and under discussion. Current activities include:
Goal 1: To establish a system to share skills and experiences in Early Awareness and Alert (DEA) activities.
- To continue to extend the development of the interactive methods toolkit with integrated presentations from EuroScan members
- To promote the updated methods toolkit
- To increase scientific and collaborative work at EuroScan within the association and with external partners
Goal 2: To strengthen activities for the development of methodological approaches to the identification, description and assessment of emerging technologies.
- To continue to develop methodological approaches for topics related to DEA activities on new, emerging and obsolete technologies
Goal 3: To improve the exchange of information about new and emerging health technologies and their potential impact on health services and existing health technologies.
- To increase the professional, systematic presentation and reporting of DEA outputs internally to EuroScan members, and externally, by increasing the use of the EuroScan database by EuroScan members
- To explore the sharing of information amongst EuroScan members at any stage of the life-cycle of technologies
Goal 4: To increase the impact of EuroScan International Network’s output.
- To promote the work of EuroScan and its members at annual HTAi meetings
- To promote the EuroScan website
- To publish and/or present common outputs
Goal 5: To identify relevant not-for-profit public partners to share the results of work with partners/members of the EuroScan International Network collaboration.
- To investigate links with other relevant agencies
Goal 6: To advise not-for-profit organizations within public administrations who wish to consider the establishment of early awareness and alert activities.
- To raise awareness of the EuroScan International Network amongst not-for-profit organizations and individuals within public administrations and academic area and increase international membership globally