A conformity assessment scheme

for interoperable eHealth in Europe


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eHealth Interoperability Conformity Assessment Scheme for Europe

The eHealth Interoperability Conformity Assessment Scheme for Europe (EURO-CAS) will between 2016 and 2018 develop the sustainable Conformity Assessment Scheme (CAS) for Europe, which will promote the adoption and take-up of interoperability testing of eHealth solutions against identified eHealth standards and profiles defined in the Refined eHealth European Interoperability Framework.  

The project is led by IHE-Europe (BE) and coordinated by EIBIR (AT), and joined by fourteen national and regional government bodies, competence centres, and associations. 

The EURO-CAS project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 727028. 

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Work packages

The project is organised in six work packages, each led by different members of the consortium, and working collaboratively towards the conformity assessment scheme for Europe.

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Key reports and project results will be made available to the public on the website; some of them for consultation.

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The EURO-CAS consortium consists of representatives and competence centres of key European regions and Member States, standards organisations, as well as experts and international associations.

"Lack of interoperability is both a reason for and a result of market fragmentation. It perpetuates market fragmentation and creates significant barriers to entry, especially for innovators and SMEs"

(Blueprint for the Digital Transformation of Health and Care, 2016)


EURO-CAS welcomes inquiries from press and media. European communications for the project are led by Agence eSanté Luxembourg. Contact information is below.

Selected press materials for download include:

  • A project overview presentation (available before 15 February 2017)
  • The EURO-CAS logo in various formats.
  • All deliverables are available on the deliverables page.

Journalists wishing to stay updated on EURO-CAS should follow the project on LinkedIn or Twitter. For interview requests please contact the project through the contact form below.


The project welcomes inquiries from the public.  Key contacts are listed here.  Please complete the contact form below.

Karima Bourquard

Director of Interoperability

EURO-CAS Scientific Coordinator

Michael Crean

Project Manager

EURO-CAS Project Manager