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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

  • 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.
  • 29.09.2017 - 02:00

    Events - Directorate-General Research & Innovation at the European Health Forum Gastein - 4 October 2017, Bad Hofgastein, Austria

    DG Research & Innovation invites you to take part in the two interactive sessions organised at the European Health Forum Gastein.

      • Workshop on 4 October: "Personalised healthcare: How rare diseases pave the way", will focus on rare diseases research and care in Europe, the use of "omics" & Real-World Data, health data infrastructures and health data policy. • Session on 5 October: "Environment & Health: Building the evidence base for policy", will highlight the important role research plays in establishing and maintaining a strong evidence base for policy-making in the steadily evolving area of environment and health.
  • 28.09.2017 - 02:00

    Events - Big Data for Better Outcomes in Healthcare - 9 October 2017, Berlin, Germany

    The big data revolution promises transformational potential for healthcare through data-driven improvements in research & development, care delivery, and policy-making.

    As health systems around the world routinely collect a wealth of data every day, we are facing the question: how can we use big data to improve patient’s lives?

    In a public lecture, Dr Jem Rashbass (National Director Disease Registration and Cancer Analysis at Public Health England) will outline how health systems can turn big data into information.

    A high-profile panel will comment on how this information ca be put to use, implications of big data for healthcare system transformation, and patients’ perspectives on the collection and use of highly personal data.

  • 27.09.2017 - 02:00

    Research Headlines - Improving heart health with a single pill

    An EU-funded project is carrying out the first clinical trial among elderly cardiac patients of a novel multi-medication pill to prevent recurrent heart attacks, improve the efficacy of care and save lives.
  • 25.09.2017 - 02:00

    Research Headlines - 'Green chemistry' for pharmaceuticals

    An EU-funded project is exploring techniques to produce key ingredients required for pharmaceuticals through more efficient, cost-effective and environmentally friendly processes.