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The draft of the SC1 part of the 2018-2020 Work Programme has just been pre-published on the Commission Work Programme

Download the SC1 Work Programme 2018-2020 here

Connected to the Open Info Day of the European Commission (December 8th, 2017 in Brussels) dedicated to “Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing” (SC1) in Horizon 2020, the EU-funded project Health-NCP-Net 2.0 is organizing a free of charge Partnering Event on December 7th, 2017 in Brussels which is meant to assist you in finding the right project partners for the upcoming Health calls.

Register here until 31st October

The European Commission will organize an Info Day on Horizon 2020 - 'Health, demographic change and wellbeing' on December 8th 2017 in Brussels. The SC1 Info Day targets potential applicants to the calls for project proposals under the H2020 challenge 'Health, demographic change and wellbeing' 2018-2020 Work Programme.  Registration

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The European Commission will organize an Info Day on Horizon 2020 - 'Health, demographic change and wellbeing' on December 8th 2017 in Brussels. The SC1 Info Day targets potential applicants to the calls for project proposals under the H2020 challenge 'Health, demographic change and wellbeing' 2018-2020 Work Programme.
Registration will open soon.

Connected to the Open Info Day of the European Commission, the EU-funded project Health-NCP-Net 2.0 is organizing a free of charge Partnering Event on December 7th, 2016 in Brussels, which is meant to assist you in finding the right project partners for the upcoming Health calls.
Registration will open on October 8th 2017.

 

The Health NCP Net 2.0 action and the Ideal-Ist Network will jointly organize a workshop on 23th October 2017 in Brussels, back to back with the SC1 NCP meeting organized by the EC on the 24th of October.

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Please note that this webinar is for Health NCPs only. If you are Health NCP, please login or create an account to register for this workshop.

The International Rare Diseases Research Consortium (IRDiRC) is proud to announce the new vision and goals for 2017-2027.

The new vision: Enable all people living with a rare disease to receive an accurate diagnosis, care, and available therapy within one year of coming to medical attention.

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  • When: 11 October 2017, 09:00-12:00 CET
  • Where: WHINN - Week of Health and Innovation, Forskerparken 10H, 5230 Odense M, Denmark

Apply to the IV Roadshow in Odense and snatch the opportunity to introduce your digital health solution in only 5 minutes! The pitches will be followed by questions and answers in which the members of the committee will give valuable feedback to your business case. The committee includes high-level stakeholders, e.g. from industry, university hospitals, investors and business development specialists in the healthcare sector.

Find out more on the eHealth Hub Website

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

  • 20.10.2017 - 02:00

    Research Headlines - Biomarker tests to speed up cancer drug development

    EU and industry-funded research into validating more imaging biomarkers for use in cancer drug trials seeks to speed up development of successful new drugs and avoid exposing patients to treatment that does not work for them.
  • 20.10.2017 - 02:00

    Events - Science Café with Cyril Höschl - 24 October 2017, Brussels, Belgium

    Science Café with Cyril Höschl is an unconventional open discussion on research in the field of neurosciences.

    Our guest is director of the National Institute of Mental Health in Klecany, Czech Republic, member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts and former president of the European Psychiatric Association and the Federation of European Academies of Medicine.

    Professor Höschl is one of the founders of the psychoneuroendocrinology. His scientific work is focused on biological psychiatry, clinical psychopharmacology, psychoneuroendocrinology and human ethology.

    Professor Höschl lectures psychiatry at the Third Faculty of Medicine of the Charles University. He is an honorary member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists and International Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association.

    Science Café is a forum for discussion of current work and interesting scientific issues. It aims to be informal and accessible. Anyone can participate; speaker is there to be questioned and to talk about his work.

  • 20.10.2017 - 02:00

    Events - “HEALTHY URBAN LIVING”- H2020 information & matchmaking event 9-10 November - 9-10 November 2017, Utrecht, Netherlands

    Interested in setting up an international project with partners from the Netherlands and other countries?

    University Medical Center Utrecht and regional parties together with the Dutch National Contact Point for Horizon2020 and the Enterprise Europe Network will organise 2 days dedicated to project building for research and technology innovation and funding information.

    Focus of this Healthy Urban Living event is to build international partnerships and set up projects on novel research ideas.

    Through site visits, information sessions, demonstrations, pitches, workshops and pre-arranged one-on-one meetings we aim to facilitate your participation in EU Horizon 2020 and Eurostars programmes.

  • 19.10.2017 - 02:00

    Research Headlines - Are you prepared for a disaster? Help is at hand

    An online platform developed by EU-funded researchers is helping emergency services, public authorities and communities to better prepare for and cope with disasters, potentially saving lives and protecting key infrastructure.
  • 11.10.2017 - 02:00

    Research Headlines - Cell-free heart valve offers promise of normal life

    EU-funded researchers have developed and tested a way to make human heart valve implants more tolerable and longer lasting, enabling recipients of all ages to avoid follow-up surgery and live largely normal lives, cutting hospital stays and healthcare costs.
  • 05.10.2017 - 02:00

    Research Headlines - How good gut health benefits mind and body

    EU-funded researchers have achieved a deeper understanding of how microbes in the gut can influence energy balance and behaviour. This could lead to new ways of tackling weight gain, eating disorders and even psychiatric conditions such as anxiety and depression.
  • 04.10.2017 - 02:00

    Research Headlines - Putting lesser-known cereal crops on the table

    Minor species of cereals - such as spelt, oat and rye - could provide European consumers with healthy, nutritious food that is sustainably produced. An EU-funded project is looking to bring these underused crops from farm to table by improving their genetic and commercial viability.
  • 03.10.2017 - 02:00

    Research Headlines - Saving Europe's fruit crops from invasive pests and disease

    Increasing global trade and climate change have helped the spread of non-native pests and diseases across Europe, posing major challenges to plant health. The EU-funded Dropsa project is working with 26 partners in Europe, Asia, New Zealand and North America to find safe and sustainable ways to protect Europe's fruit industry.