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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.

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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)

Pre-publication of the Horizon Europe Work Programs 2023-2024 for the Health Cluster and the EU Missions

The EU Commission has pre-published several Horizon Europe work programs with calls for funding for 2023-2024, including the work program for the health cluster and the work program for the EU missions, including the cancer mission. You can find these on the website of the EU Commission.
We would like to point out that this is a pre-release and changes are therefore still possible.

Online consultation on the Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda of the European Partnership for Personalized Medicine

In preparation for the planned European Partnership for Personalized Medicine, EP PerMed (probably 2024-2030), the EP PerMed Drafting Group is currently conducting an online consultation. The results are to be incorporated into the Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda (SRIA), the further preparation of EP PerMed and the development of activities and calls for proposals within EP PerMed.
For more information and to participate in the online consultation until December 21, 2022, visit the consultation website.

Work program 2023/2024 of the health cluster - preliminary version available

The EU Commission has put a preliminary versions of the Horizon Europe work programs with calls for 2023-2024 online in its comitology register. It can be found here: Comitology register - work program for health.

The work program was submitted to the EU Member States for approval and adopted. In addition to the call texts, you will also find the provisional submission deadlines and budget framework in the document. The official work programs are expected to be published at the end of November 2022.