A successful breakfast event was held in the restaurant of the European Parliament on Tuesday 15 November. The purpose of the meeting was to highlight the need for more research and funding into preventable eye disease in Europe in conjunction with World Diabetes Day. It was well attended by society stakeholders as well as MEP’s […]View full story
On the 13th October, we teamed up with European Forum Against Blindness (EFAB) and the European Coalition for Vision (ECV) to raise awareness about preventable sight loss. Collectively we spread a simple message across social media leveraging the #WorldSightDay – ‘We need to talk about eyes!’ By printing posters with custom or pre-printed messages our […]View full story
With the principle of research for better health for all at its core, Horizon 2020’s Societal Challenge 1 (SC1) related to Health Demographic Change and Wellbeing focuses on personalised health and care Its updated Work Programme 2017 offers calls for proposals with an overall budget of about € 400 million. This Info Day will help […]View full story
On 1 March the Commission announced the adoption of the Work Programme for 2016 within the framework of the Third Health Programme (2014-2020). This year, the following areas were identified for funding of projects: · Best practices in care provision for vulnerable migrants and refugees · Knowledge and best practices on reducing underage drinking and heavy episodic […]View full story
European Commission publishes Marie Curie call on Innovative Training Networks. It aims to fund joint research training and/or doctoral programmes for selected researchers, implemented by partnerships of universities or other socio-economic actors (Deadline: 12 January 2016) Access the call hereView full story
European Commission publishes final Horizon 2020 work programme for “Health, demographic change and well-being”. The call on Personalised Medicine was published on 14 October, with some topics open for submission of proposals as of 20 October. These include for example: – SC1-HCO-02-2016: Standardisation of pre-analytical and analytical procedures for in vitro diagnostics in personalised medicine […]View full story
On 16 September, the European Commission services published a roadmap on the evaluation and fitness check of Horizon 2020 outlining the background and planning of the process. This mid-term evaluation is foreseen by the Regulation establishing Horizon 2020 and needs to be carried out by 31 December 2017. According to the roadmap, the evaluation of […]View full story
The European Commission is looking for experts to cover the widest possible range of disciplines for the areas of public health, consumer safety and environmental risks. The closing date for submitting applications is 2 November 2015. Only applications submitted via the online form will be considered.View full story
European Commission published Horizon 2020 draft work programme for 2016-2017 in the field of health In order to inform participants about the key strategic orientations for the next two years, the Commission made a number of Horizon 2020 work programmes publicly available…View full story
MEPs and researchers criticize further cuts to Horizon 2020 proposed by the Council
In its position on next year’s budget approved on 4 September, the Council proposes further cuts to EU research funding programmes.
Follow the Horizon 2020 – ‘Health, demographic change and wellbeing’ Info Day – 18 September 2015
The Info Day will aim to give participants information on next steps under the Health, Demographic change and Wellbeing headline, practical information on the application process and provide a platform for exchange of best practices.
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