15 vacancies for early career researchers in clinical, basic and translational research topics in the area of peritoneal dialysis and cardiovascular disease.

EU-Project IMPROVE-PD offers 15 young scientists (Early Stage Researchers, ESR) the possibility to work in close partnership with 22 institutions located in 9 different countries in an excellent, multidisciplinary and intersectoral pan-European PhD-level training programme delivered by outstanding academic, clinical and industrial stakeholders.


The HNN 2.0 Webinar on "European Investigator Involvement in US NIH: Identifying Funding Opportunities and Grant Application Processes" on the 4th of February 2019 was followed by many interested researchers and stakeholders. Many questions have been answered already during the Q&A session. Due to time limitations, some had to be left unanswered .

Find the answers to all questions from the Q&A session - now available for download!

We would like to invite you to join the webinar organized by HEALTH NCP-Net 2.0 to learn more about some basic concepts and key GDPR approaches, most common ethics concerns in Horizon 2020 Health-related proposals as relates to data processing and also ethics and data protection requirements in H2020 review process. The final aim is to have a useful guidance to ensure ethics compliance in the Health field.

Registration is open until 15th of March 2019.


We hope you enjoyed participating in our webinar and that it can support you for knowing better the European Investigator Involvement in US National Institutes of Health Research.

You can find the recorded session and the presentation

Registration open for HNN 2.0 Webinar on "Horizon 2020 Proposal template and Evaluation criteria"

We would like to invite you to join our webinar and to learn more about how to read and follow the proposal template in order to write a strong Health Horizon proposal. We explain you the evaluation criteria and how they can be addressed when writing the proposal. You learn where to pay special attention when preparing and writing the proposal.

Registration is open until 21st of February 2019.


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.


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

  • 08.03.2019 - 01:00

    Health - EU researchers find link between resistance to antibiotics and sanitation

    Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is directly linked to sanitary conditions and the population’s general state of health: the better the sanitation, the lower the problem of AMR.
  • 08.03.2019 - 01:00

    Research Headlines - Promoting gender equality in science

    European science is missing out on talent as leadership positions remain predominantly occupied by men. To challenge this gender imbalance, an EU-funded project is helping research institutes support female staff in their research career and encouraging work-life balance.
  • 07.03.2019 - 01:00

    Research Headlines - Support for patients with respiratory diseases

    An EU and industry-funded project has developed new patient-centred tools and approaches to help people with chronic obstructive respiratory disease (CODP) get more personalised treatments - a means to boost their activity levels, health and well-being.
  • 06.03.2019 - 01:00

    Events - Forward as one: Healthcare innovation and the need for policymaker engagement - 9 April 2019, Brussels, Belgium

    This year’s event is entitled "Forward as one: Healthcare Innovation and the need for policymaker engagement", and will be held in association with the Romanian Presidency of the European Union, which runs until the end of June.

    More than ever before, in this crucially important year, the EAPM Conference will allow for a bridge to national representatives is order to further build on the developments that the Alliance has helped to architect in various policy areas.

    It is the ideal one-stop shop, as stakeholders from every discipline and every Member State come together to forge the way ahead.

    Key topics to be discussed in Brussels will include:

      • Personalised Medicine and the Innovation Agenda: An Integrated Approach • Technology Developments • Hematology • Personalised Treatments and Personalised Prevention • Pharmaceutical/Diagnostics • The Regulatory Framework (Part I) • Pharmaceutical/Diagnostics • The Regulatory Framework (Part II) • Political Will and Institutional Support
  • 04.03.2019 - 01:00

    Research Headlines - Top results from quasi-experimental 'participatory action research'

    Long-term vision, high-level endorsement and participation, and tailored forms of international scientific collaboration are key to overcoming widespread fragmentation and improving service quality 'and' health outcomes in Latin America. This is the overriding conclusion of an international research team backed by the European Union.
  • 04.03.2019 - 01:00

    Research Headlines - Light-sensitive molecules for new disease therapies

    Peptidomimetics are small molecules that mimic short natural proteins - peptides - and produce the same effects as their natural counterparts. An EU-funded project is developing peptidomimetics that can alternate between biologically active and inactive forms when exposed to light. The technique could lead to new light-controlled drugs which can be turned off and on when needed to treat cancers and other diseases.
  • 28.02.2019 - 01:00

    Research Headlines - Pathways to treating chronic inflammatory diseases

    An EU-funded project has developed new approaches to tackling chronic inflammatory diseases. These will be used to create precise and individualised treatment options, potentially leading to faster diagnosis, more effective treatments and even cures.
  • 27.02.2019 - 01:00

    Research Headlines - Personalised brain cancer treatment shows potential

    EU-funded researchers have demonstrated huge potential for treating aggressive brain cancer using actively personalised immunotherapy in a first first-stage clinical trial to test the vaccine's safety.