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25 July 2016

The European Commission publishes the Work Programme 2016–2017 in the area of Health, demographic change and well-being

TheThe EC confirmed the calls and other actions of the second year of the two-year work programmes setting out funding opportunities for 2017. Horizon 2020 Work Programme will contribute to the Jobs, Growth and Investment Package helping to strengthen Europe’s global competitiveness through innovation to create new and sustainable jobs and promote growth. Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 1 focuses on personalised health and care and benefits from a budget of EUR 331.76 million.

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20 July 2016

The European Commission participates at the 21st International AIDS Conference, Durban, South Africa

The European Commission together with the European and Developing Countries Clinical Trial partnership is hosting the satellite symposium " Every Mother, Every Child: Closing the Gaps in HIV management" within the AIDS2016 in Durban. During the symposium main experts on maternal, child and adolescent health will highlight prominent advances in the field while also presenting and discussing the major research bottlenecks. Accomplishments of recent EU and EDCTP-funded projects and the future plans in this area will also be presented.

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15 July 2016

EU-funded initiative COMET organises meeting on preparation of health research outcomes

The COMET Initiative is working to improve the quality of health care by facilitating the preparation of core outcome sets which could be used in research, including randomised trials and systematic reviews, in a specific topic area. The sixth COMET meeting will be held in Amsterdam on 10-11 November 2016. The programme will provide opportunities for individuals interested in the development and application of core outcome sets across different areas of health and social care to share ideas and learn more.

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28 June 2016

Health Information Day – Registration closed

The Health Information Day on Horizon 2020 Societal challenge 1 (SC1) calls for 2017 will take place on 8 July in Brussels. SC1 updated Work Programme 2017 offers calls for proposals with an overall budget of about € 400 million.

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8 June 2016

Advisory Group publishes report

The Advisory Group report on the Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 1 "Health, Demographic Change and Well-being" for period 2018-2020 is now available.

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