H2020 Health Partnering Day & Info Day

17 & 18 September

"Health, Demographic Change & Wellbeing" challenge in Horizon 2020
Do you intend to prepare a proposal for the challenge in Horizon 2020?

On the 18th of September 2015, the European Commission is organizing an Open Info Day dedicated to “Health, Demographic Change & Wellbeing (SC1)” challenge in Horizon 2020 and focusing on the upcoming Work Programme for the years 2016 and 2017.

For more information and registration for 18 September go to the website.

One day before, on the 17th of September 2015, Health NCP Net 2.0 and Fit for Health 2.0 are organizing a free of charge Partnering event meant to assist you in finding the right partners for the upcoming 2016 calls. The launch of the next Work Programme for “Health, Demographic Change & Wellbeing” is planned for October 2015 and the first deadlines will be in the beginning of 2016, so this would be the perfect opportunity for your institution to build your consortium for the calls!

Fit for Health 2.0 and Health-NCP-Net 2.0 - Horizon 2020 Health Partnering Day
This Partnering event will be dedicated to consortium building. The main part of the day is dedicated to bilateral meetings between persons interested in the same call area.

A surrounding programme will provide information on what makes a good consortium and give researchers and entrepreneurs a platform to present their project ideas in 5-minute presentations.

Bilateral meetings will be arranged automatically by a sophisticated, user-friendly match-making tool following indication of interests in specific call areas by participants. Additionally to bilateral meetings among potential project partners, participants will have the option to meet with representatives of support initiatives and members of the organizing projects for personalized support and information.

This Partnering event will target a wide spectrum of companies, universities and researchers from Europe and beyond interested in sharing new project ideas and finding collaboration partners and will be focused on the following challenge of the Horizon 2020 Health Call.

Main topics

  • Understanding health, well-being & disease
  • Preventing disease
  • Treating and managing diseases
  • Active ageing and self-management of health
  • Methods and data
  • Health care provision and integrated care
  • Coordination activities

Why participate?

  1. to facilitate the setup of Horizon 2020 project consortia
  2. to present, discuss and develop new project ideas on Health at an international level
  3. to initiate cross-border contacts

Priority in participation will be granted to entrepreneurs and research organisation with identified expertise profiles and project applications initiatives. The participation is limited to 2 persons representing the same department/organisation.

Flash presentations
Researchers and entrepreneurs are also invited to present their project ideas for the “Health, Demographic Change & Wellbeing” Theme in Horizon 2020, in particular for the upcoming Horizon 2020 Health Call, in "Flash Presentations" (preferably presented by prospective coordinators). SME or EU13 organizations willing to participate in the Horizon 2020 Health call are also invited to present their cooperation profile.

For registration and more information go to the website.

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