During the first two years, Health NCP Net 2.0 (HNN 2.0) has offered a wide range of services, including supporting material, mentoring and training activities, and brokerage events organized all over Europe and featuring a wide range of participants from all sectors.

Our mid-term newsletter provides an insight into the activities of the last two years and an outline of our plans for training and other events scheduled for 2017. Continue reading to discover what HNN 2.0 can do for you!

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Health NCP Net 2.0 is organizing a webinar on "InnovFin Infectious Diseases" on the 13th of February 2017, 15:30 to 16:30 pm CET.

This webinar will provide you with the information to understand how this funding tool works and how it facilitates and accelerates access to finance for innovative businesses and other innovative entities in Europe.

Registration is closed

HNN 2.0 will organize a training course on “Train the Trainer - Sharpen your training skills” for Health NCPs. The training will take place in Vienna, Austria, on the 25th and 26th of April 2017.


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

ERA-CVD officially announces its second ERA-CVD Joint Transnational Call for Proposals 2017 on
Mechanisms of early atherosclerosis and/or plaque instability in Coronary Artery Disease”.

Submission deadline for pre-proposals is 6 March 2017 at 16:00 (CET).

Visit the ERA-CVD website for more information on the call.

The Commission has released an updated version of the template for 'Essential information on clinical studies'. The document is available as pdf in all 2017 RTD topics in the participant portal.

The template is mandatory for all clinical studies included in a single-stage- or stage-2 proposal submitted to topics PM-02-2017, PM-07-2017, PM-08-2017, PM-10-2017, PM-11-2016-2017, HCO-07-2017.

For these topics, applicants will have the possibility to upload the completed template as a separate part of their application in the submission system. For proposals containing clinical studies submitted to topics not listed here applicants may use the points contained in the template as an orientation and provide this information e.g. in section B.3.1. of the proposal.

Download the updated version of the template for 'Essential information on clinical studies'

On 16 December 2016 the Swiss Federal Council ratified the Protocol on the extension to Croatia of the Free Movement of Persons Agreement between the EU and Switzerland. That means that in accordance with Article 13(6) of the Agreement associating Switzerland to Horizon 2020, as of 1 January 2017 the Association Agreement with Switzerland continues to apply and will be expanded to cover the whole of Horizon 2020, Euratom Programme 2014-2018 and activities carried out by Fusion for Energy.

See the updated information sheet Swiss participation in Horizon 2020 by the EU Commission for further information.

IMI has now launched its 10th Call for proposals under IMI 2.

The Call includes the following topics:

  • Understanding hypoglycaemia: the underlying mechanisms and addressing clinical determinants as well as consequences for people with diabetes by combining databases from clinical trials
  • How big data could support better diagnosis and treatment...
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The Call text, as well as details of how to apply, can be found on the Call 10 web page.