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Last Horizon 2020 Health Calls open with a Budget of over €660 Million

The Societal Challenge 1 Work Programme “Health, demographic change and wellbeing” targets health challenges of concern to individuals, Europe and the world. These include rising healthcare costs, the ageing population, the increasing prevalence of chronic diseases and threat of infectious diseases, environmental effects on health, health inequalities, and health and migration.

Despite significant medical and technological advances, Europe still faces many health challenges. In 3 different calls, the newly published Work Programme addresses some of the most pressing issues:

Call 1 tackles personalised medicine, the healthcare industry, global health issues, infectious diseases, and decoding the role of the environment, including climate change, for health and wellbeing.
Call 2 focuses on digital health, and information and communication technologies for active and healthy ageing.
Call 3 addresses digital security and artificial intelligence to ensure health data privacy and protection of health and care infrastructures.

The Health Work Programme contains 37 topics with deadlines between September 2019 and April 2020. Have a look and start organising a consortium!

If you would like detailed information about any of the topics, please watch the webcasted presentations from the European Commission’s recent Open Information Day in Brussels, which are available online. You can also get in touch with your Health National Contact Points.

If you plan to submit a proposal, do not miss our Health Applicant Training in Bern on 15 August 2019 – register today!

About CCCU Research Development

Research Development (RD) is part of the Department of Enterprise, Employability and Research Development. RD is responsible for ensuring that Research and Enterprise is of the highest quality and meets all required internal and external standards, including managing the institutional submission to the Research Excellence Framework (REF). RD leads on development and implementation of the institutional research and enterprise integrity policies, processes and best practice. It also hosts the institutional Staff Researcher Development Programme and the Early Career Researcher Programme SPARC, and is responsible for the annual Research Internship programme. RD provides strategic and targeted support for academic staff to seek and secure funding for their research and innovation activities. This includes identification of core funding opportunities and support for proposal development, alongside strategic advice and support for faculties to develop their research portfolio and capacity.

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