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The Health NCP Net 2.0 is organizing a webinar on "How to implement Clinical Studies in Horizon 2020 projects" on the 5th of March. This webinar is open to NCPs as well as applicants!

Registration is now open!

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The Remote Monitoring Solutions Report is one of the eHealth HUB Smart Guides: a series of brief online publications made available to provide insights and tips to eHealth stakeholders who want to exploit opportunities in the European market.
This report features and compares over 70 European solutions for remote patient monitoring, detailing their characteristics for hospitals, health professionals, and other demand-side stakeholders.

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The International Consortium for Personalised Medicine (ICPerMed) has published their first "Best Practice in Personalised Medicine" Award 2018.

The Award aims to recognise, encourage, promote and disseminate outstanding examples of best practices in personalised medicine. Individuals who have published scientific papers and/or developed best practice strategies in the field of Personalised Medicine  between January 1, 2016 and December 31, 2017, from any of the ICPerMed partner countries, are eligible to apply.

The awardee(s) will be invited to the ICPerMed Conference 2018 and will be given the opportunity to present their results during a plenary session to stakeholders interested in the area of Personalised Medicine. 
In addition, the successful candidates will receive a non-cash award of EUR 500 to support the dissemination of the awarded best practice example.

Submission deadline for applications is March 2, 2018.

For more information please visit the ICPerMed website

17 events in 9 European Countries, an eHealth platform online, 2 networks for Legal and Regulatory Guidance setup with a total of 90 experts recruited, a total of over 300 early-stage startups and SMEs supported. eHealth HUB, the European initiative providing free support to eHealth businesses, under Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme.

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IMI regularly publishes draft topic texts on their website several weeks before an official call launch. Draft texts have now been published by IMI.

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The International Consortium for Personalised Medicine (ICPerMed) brings together over 30 European and international partners representing ministries, funding agencies and the European Commission (EC). Together, they work on coordinating and fostering research to develop and evaluate personalised medicine approaches.
Recently the ICPerMed Partnering Tool for personalised medicine research has been launched. The ICPerMed Partnering Tool facilitates networking among universities, research and patient organizations, SMEs, industry and all other stakeholders interested in personalised medicine research. The ICPerMed Partnering Tool offers you to search for partners and to present your expertise to the personalised medicine research community. By completing and activating your profile you publish your partnering profile to all users and present your collaboration offers. The Partner Search Tool assists you in finding suitable cooperation partners for future Calls.

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The European Commission has uploaded a list of FAQs related to the SC1 WP 2018-2020. You can find them in the FAQ section of the Participant Portal.

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Research and Innovation: What's New in Health and life sciences

  • 23.01.2018 - 01:00

    Research Headlines - Refining medical research methods for better results

    Billions of euros are wasted ever year on research that is redundant, flawed, never published or poorly reported. The EU-funded project MIROR aims to reduce this waste and ensure money invested in medical research is well spent on achieving results that matter to people.
  • 22.01.2018 - 01:00

    Research Headlines - New hope for people with rare kidney diseases

    An EU-funded project has provided new hope for the 2 million people in Europe who suffer from rare kidney diseases thanks to groundbreaking research that has led to diagnostic tests and a new type of treatment.
  • 18.01.2018 - 01:00

    Research Headlines - Researchers develop first cortisol treatment specifically designed for infants

    EU-funded researchers have developed a treatment tailored for babies and children lacking the stress hormone cortisol. The drug, the first hydrocortisone formulation specifically designed for infants, could become available next year following successful clinical trials.
  • 17.01.2018 - 01:00

    Research Headlines - Sea snail poison promises new medicines

    EU-funded researchers have uncovered how venomous sea snails manufacture organic molecules with important applications in treatments for pain relief and diabetes. This basic research also offers unexpected, new insights into the field of cell biology.
  • 09.01.2018 - 01:00

    Events - Successful R&I in Europe 2018 - 9th European Networking Event - 15-16 March 2018, Düsseldorf, Germany

    For the ninth time, the conference invites researchers and entrepreneurs from North Rhine-Westphalia and regions in Europe to find new European Research & Innovation (R&I) partners for Horizon 2020 projects.

    The series of events has been a great success with over 2300 participants since 2009. The event addresses especially universities and research institutes and small and medium-sized enterprises.

    Participants, who are interested in giving a presentation, can participate in the "Call for Presentations" (ideas for H2020 projects and/or results from former international R&D&I projects).

  • 09.01.2018 - 01:00

    Events - Foodborne pathogens: from farm to pharmacy - 26 April 2018, Kinsale, Ireland

    The H2020 MSCA ETN Network List_MAPS welcomes you to its symposium which will be held in the historic town of Kinsale, on the south coast of Ireland on Thrusday 26th April 2018.

    Contamination of foodstuff by pathogenic microorganisms is a major safety issue and a burden to the food industry. Many routes may lead to food contamination from farm to fork.

    The symposium will address several facets of the ecology of foodborne pathogens.

  • 04.01.2018 - 01:00

    Research Headlines - Rare diseases, precious data: global platform connects researchers

    Most rare diseases are linked to specificities of the patients' genes - but what these are, exactly, remains to be determined for the vast majority of these illnesses. Tackling this challenge, an EU-funded platform is helping to generate answers from as few as two known cases by enabling scientists to pool and compare genomic and clinical data.
  • 21.12.2017 - 01:00

    Events - Message from Alliance4Life - 30 January 2018, Brussels, Belgium

    We are pleased to invite you to the kick-off meeting of the strategic project of ten leading life science institutions from nine EU-13 countries.

    The main objective of the event is to present Alliance4Life, a bottom-up initiative aimed at closing the divide in European health research and innovation. Alliance4Life intends to become a role model for institutions in less performing regions and to serve as a hub of excellence through close collaboration with renowned European networks established in high performing countries.

    The initiative is supported by the Coordination Action „Alliance for Life Sciences: Closing Research and Innovation Divide in the EU“ under H2020 and coordinated by Central European Institute of Technology (CEITEC).