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Welcome to Health-NCP-Net 3.0 (HNN 3.0)

We are a network of National Contact Points (NCPs) in the area of “Health” enhancing transnational cooperation between NCPs for Cluster 1 Health in Horizon Europe to increase the support for those interested in research funding.


You are a Health-NCP and are looking for support and advice for your daily work. Here you can find the support services and activities offered by the Health-NCP-NET.

Events & Calls

You need to get an overview of all the health calls and interesting international health events. Here you will find a sorted list of EU-related calls and events from the health sector.

Funding Opportunities

You are a researcher , a research entity or company and interested in European funding opportunities for research and innovation projects. Here you can learn more about open calls in the different programs/ pillars of Horizon Europe, and other programs relevant to health research.


Scoping study on evidence to tackle high-burden under-researched medical conditions

The call topic ‘Tackling high-burden for patients, under-researched medical conditions’ (HLTH-2024-DISEASE-03-14) of the Work Programme 2023-2024 of Cluster 1 makes reference to an independent scoping study that the European Commission commissioned.
The exploratory study was aimed at helping to identify high-burden under-researched medical conditions and define the type of research and/or research priorities to better address the different needs of patients with these conditions.

The study is completed and a ‘Discussion paper’ has just been published.

Horizon Europe Association negotiations successfully concluded between the EU and New Zealand

The EU Commission and the New Zealand government have successfully concluded the association negotiations for the Horizon Europe program under Pillar II "Global Challenges and European Industrial Competitiveness". The signing of the association agreement is expected soon. This means that New Zealand institutions and scientists can then receive standard funding within the framework of calls for proposals from Pillar II of Horizon Europe, including the "Health" cluster, and also coordinate projects.

Further information

HealthData@EU Pilot - External Advisory Board - Call for participation

The HealthData@EU pilot is a two-year long European project bringing together 17 partners including national health data platforms and permit authorities, European agencies and research infrastructures, co-financed by the EU4Health program. It will build a pilot version of the European Health Data Space (EHDS) for the secondary use of health data “HealthData@EU” which will serve research, innovation, policy making and regulatory purposes.

Open call for experts to participate in the HealthData@EU pilot External Advisory Board

Deadline for submission of applications: 13 January 2023

Members wanted for an expert group on neurodegenerative diseases

The EU Joint Program - Neurodegenerative Disease Research (JPND) is looking for scientists who would like to participate in an expert group on the following topic: "Concepts for health and social care research for neurodegenerative diseases".
Find further information on the JPND website.
The submission deadline is December 13, 2022.

EU Commission has adopted the Horizon Europe work programme 2023-2024

On December 6, 2022, the EU Commission published the final version of the Horizon Europe Work Programme with the calls for proposals for 2023 and 2024. The Work Programme for Cluster 1 "Health" can be found in the Funding and Tenders Portal.

Public consultation on Horizon Europe and Horizon 2020

1st of December 2022 the European Commission launched an extensive public consultation on the past, present and future of the EU Framework Programs for Research and Innovation in the years 2014-2027.

The consultation consists of three elements:

  • the final evaluation of Horizon 2020 (2014-2020)
  • the interim evaluation of Horizon Europe (2021-2027)
  • the design of the second strategic plan for Horizon Europe (2025-2027)

You are invited to give their opinion on the positive aspects and deficits of Horizon 2020 and the implementation of Horizon Europe so far and to help shape the strategic guidelines and priorities for the Horizon Europe Strategic Plan for the years 2025-2027.

Public consultation on Horizon Europe and Horizon 2020 (open until 23. February 2023)

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