Symposium of the National Contact Point for Life Sciences - Third Stage in Horizon 2020 (Berlin, DE)


Following on from the national Horizon 2020 infoday last year addressing funding opportunities in the area of health and the bioeconomy, the focus of this year’s event, hosted by the German National Contact Point for Life Sciences, was on the final Work Programme 2018-2020 under the European Framework Programme Horizon 2020. The event was held on the 22nd of November 2017, at the Kalkscheune in Berlin.

Representatives of the European Commission of DG Research and Innovation (RTD) and of DG Communications Networks, Content & Technologypresented (CNECT) presented the upcoming calls in the area of health, bioeconomy and biotechnology. In the panel discussion on ‘Impact’, the most important policies, objectives and ideas underlying the Horizon 2020 programme were discussed by the European Commission and other experts and successful applicants.

Throughout the event the participants also had many opportunities for partnering, networking and for the exchange of ideas.

The presentations from the event are available for download here: