We invite you to join our webinar on the 4th of February to learn more about the opportunities for European researchers under NIH grants in particular regarding eligibility, available grant types, how to identify research grant opportunities, process for application development, submission  and Peer Review.

Registration is open until 1st of February 2019.


We would like to invite you to join the webinar organized by HEALTH NCP-Net 2.0 jointly with BBMRI-ERIC, EATRIS-ERIC, ECRIN-ERIC and ELIXIR to learn more about the aims and activities of these Research Infrastructures (RI’s) as well as how to involve and benefit from them within a Horizon 2020 project.

Registration is open until 18th of January 2019.


IMI just published the following draft topic texts for the next IMI Call for proposals on the IMI website.

Indicative topics:

  • Optimising future obesity treatment
  • Open access chemogenomics library and chemical probes for the druggable genome
  • Intelligent prediction and identification of environmental risks posed by human medicinal products

Read more on the IMI Website

We would like to invite you to join our webinar to learn more about the history, aims and activities of ICPerMed as well as related EU projects (such as ERA-PerMed, and CSAs under the umbrella of ICPerMed).

Registration is open until 23rd of November.


The eHealth Hub Platform is an online catalogue featuring different types of actors: SMEs, investors, healthcare organizations, legal and regulatory service providers, pharmaceutical companies, business supporters. By identifying the key European eHealth actors, the eHealth Hub Platform aims to enhance transparency in the sector and enable stakeholders’ interaction to promote and accelerate business growth.


We would like to invite you to join our next webinar, jointly organized by HEALTH NCP-Net 2.0 and GENDERACTION, to learn more about how to address the gender priorities in research and their relevance within HEALTH projects.


The Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) has now launched its 15th and 16th Calls for proposals under IMI2. The Calls give researchers from diverse sectors the opportunity to participate in ambitious public-private partnerships that will pave the way for the development of the medicines of the future.

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

  • 21.12.2018 - 01:00

    Research Headlines - Empowering research into devastating insect-borne diseases

    Researchers are gaining unprecedented access to mosquitoes, ticks, sandflies and the diseases they carry, thanks to a groundbreaking EU-funded initiative that pools resources, technology and expertise to counter the world's most devastating insect-borne pathogens.
  • 20.12.2018 - 01:00

    Research Headlines - Infrastructure to accelerate vaccine development

    An EU-funded project is developing infrastructure to support innovation and accelerate the development of new vaccines. This will enhance European competitiveness in this field and bring major societal benefits.
  • 14.12.2018 - 01:00

    Research Headlines - Designer proteins for new bio-tech applications

    An EU-funded project has developed a technique to design and synthesise highly stable proteins. The approach enables proteins to be made from scratch, tailored to carry out specific tasks for advances in fields such as biomedicine and biotech - boosting Europe's competitiveness.
  • 13.12.2018 - 01:00

    Research Headlines - Particle physics tools to push the boundaries of knowledge

    Detectors at the accelerators of the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) help answer big questions about the Universe and support advances in fields such as medical technology. An EU-funded project is fostering collaboration on detector development to boost such scientific progress.
  • 12.12.2018 - 01:00

    Research Headlines - Global network of research infrastructures promotes bioimaging technologies

    Advanced imaging technologies are revolutionising biological and biomedical science. An EU-funded project enabled researchers worldwide to better access cutting-edge biological and medical imaging technologies, to accelerate the great societal benefits this technological revolution will provide.
  • 11.12.2018 - 01:00

    Events - Successful R&I in Europe 2019 - 10th European Networking Event - 14-15 February 2019, Düsseldorf, Germany

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

    The series of events has been a great success with over 2600 participants since 2009. The networking event will be structured in parallel workshops focussing on seven topics:

      • Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) • Nanotechnology, Materials and Manufacturing (NMM) • Energy • Circular Economy • Life Sciences • Transport • Innovative Public Procurement (PCP/PPI)

    Giving a short presentation (ideas and/or results) or finding a partner by talking to decision-makers opens doors for new research and innovation projects in Europe with a focus on Horizon 2020.

  • 11.12.2018 - 01:00

    Research Headlines - Coordinated global virus collection to boost disease control

    Virus collections are vital resources for understanding the basis of diseases and formulating control strategies. An EU-funded project is developing an easily accessible global archive of pathogens - a way of boosting research into protecting human and animal health.
  • 06.12.2018 - 01:00

    Health - Commission establishes €100 million partnership to boost research into rare diseases

    Millions of Europeans suffering from one of the many rare diseases will have a new hope for improved diagnostics and better treatments and care, resulting in enhanced quality of life. This is thanks to a new research partnership launched by the European Commission.