Upcoming Research & Innovation related events

You have disabled Javascript. This means that the tabs above do not do anything and the page is longer than with Javascript since it shows future and past events at once (though only five of each per page). For a shorter, simpler, tabbed version of the page, enable Javascript again.

You are here: Events > 2018+ > Health
Last update: 22 June 2018

IMI: Celebrating 10 Years of Medical Innovations

27 June 2018, Brussels, Belgium

Organised jointly by the Innovative Medicines Initiative together with the European Commission and the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations, the event will take place at the European Commission’s Charlemagne Building in Brussels, Belgium on Wednesday 27 June 2018.

The goal of this celebration is to highlight the successes of IMI projects, showcasing tangible results that are translated into concrete benefits for European citizens. Deadline for registrations: 19 June

Further information


7-11 July 2018, Berlin, Germany

FENS is the voice of European neuroscience. With 42 neuroscience member societies across 32 European countries, The FENS Forum is Europe’s preeminent neuroscience meeting.

Further information

EuroScience Open Forum

9-14 July 2018, Toulouse, France

ESOF (EuroScience Open Forum) is the largest interdisciplinary science meeting in Europe. It is dedicated to scientific research and innovation and offers a unique framework for interaction and debate for scientists, innovators, policy makers, business people, media and the general public.

Created in 2004 by EuroScience, this biennial European forum brings together over 4 000 researchers, educators, business actors, policy makers and journalists from all over the world to discuss breakthroughs in science.

More than 40% of the participants are students and young researchers. The 8th edition of ESOF will take place in Toulouse, France, from 9 till 14 July 2018.

  • Taking part in ESOF is a unique opportunity to:
  • Further knowledge on the challenges and breakthroughs in research, innovation and their relation to society;
  • Create links, exchange and debate with leaders of the scientific community worldwide in an interdisciplinary context;
  • Communicate the latest news on scientific research and innovation to an international audience;
  • Develop a network in view of building a research career.

Further information

Info Day, Horizon 2020 'Health, demographic change and wellbeing'

12 July 2018, Brussels, Belgium

Save the date!  The European Commission is organising an Information Day to present the 2019 funding opportunities of the Health, demographic change and wellbeing societal challenge.

This half-day event (9:00-12:00) will only be webstreamed.  The link will be published on this page a week before the event.

The programme will be online in the coming days.

Please send your questions preferably in advance at this address:

Questions - which can also be sent to this address during the webinar - should concern the WP 2019 topics of Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 1 (Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing).

They may be related to the text of specific topics or to other questions of practical relevance for applicants to these SC1 2019 call topics.  We ask for your understanding that we will at this event not respond to questions on 2020 call topics, on issues outside the scope of H2020 SC1 or on Horizon Europe.

Connected to the Open Info Day, the EU-funded projects Health-NCP-Net 2.0 is organizing a free of charge Brokerage Event on Sept. 3-4 2018 in Oslo which is meant to assist you in finding the right project partners for the upcoming 2019 Health calls.

ICPerMed Conference 2018 'Personalised Medicine in Action'

20-21 November 2018, Berlin, Germany

The first ICPerMed Conference 'Personalised Medicine in Action' will take place on 20-21 November 2018 at the dbb forum in Berlin, Germany.

The main focus of this conference is to present best practice examples of successful implementation of personalised medicine approaches. This is complemented by high-level keynote talks addressing different aspects of personalised medicine.

The conference will start in the morning of November 20 at 9:00 AM and will finish on November 21 at 2:00 PM.

Further information

Events earlier this year

You are here: Events > 2018 > Health
Last update: 22 June 2018
Events 1-5 of 13 – Page:

UKRO Conference 2018

21-22 June 2018, Southampton, United Kingdom

Each year the UK Research Office organises a two-day conference aimed primarily at European Liaison Officers, European research managers, Research Councils and policy makers.

The 2018 edition will take place from Thursday 21 until Friday 22 June at the National Oceanographic Centre in Southampton, UK. The UKRO Conference 2018 will include a number of expert speakers, predominantly from the European Commission and its Executive Agencies in Brussels, but also from the UK Research Councils.

EU funding practitioners and evaluators will also help to inform and stimulate discussions with the participants. Registration is now open!

Book your place before 20 April 2018 for the early bird rate.

Further information

5th World Congress of Dermoscopy

14-16 June 2018, Thessaloniki, Greece

It is a great pleasure to announce the 5th World Congress of Dermoscopy, which will be held in Thessaloniki, Greece from 14 to 16 June 2018.

In close collaboration with the International Dermoscopy Society, we are putting our best efforts to ensure that the 5th World Congress of Dermoscopy will be a global scientific celebration, bringing together all passionate dermoscopists around the globe, from inspiring teachers and experienced clinicians to young researchers and residents.

Further information

3rd Innovation Sessions - Healthcare Systems and Future Therapies

4 June 2018, Brussels, Belgium

With the participation of the Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, Carlos Moedas, the Portuguese Trade & Investment Agency (AICEP), in cooperation with the Confederation of Portuguese Business (CIP), the Portuguese Agency for Innovation (ANI), the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) and Eupportunity, would like to invite you to participate in the third “Innovation Sessions” event, a space to present and debate perspectives on innovative sectors.

The 2018 edition of the Innovation Sessions will focus on Healthcare Systems and Future Therapies. The Innovation Sessions bring together key actors from the European Institutions and main stakeholders from both public and private sector, in an interactive format in view of stimulating the debate and developing partnerships.

The event will take place at the European Economic and Social Committee, in Brussels, from 12h30 to 18h00, including a networking cocktail.

Registration required until 15 May 2018

Further information

SC1 Consortium Building Workshop

18 May 2018, Brussels, Belgium

The Lithuanian Liaison Office (LINO) together with the Czech Liaison Office (CZELO) are pleased to invite you to the SC1 Consortium Building Workshop around selected topics of the upcoming 2019 calls of the Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 1 (SC1- Health, demographic change and wellbeing), which will take place on 18 May 2018 in Brussels at the Permanent Representation of Lithuania (Rue Belliard 41 - 43).

The objective of this hands-on event is to prepare ground for consortia building: to give opportunity to discuss concrete cooperation possibilities, to exchange the expertise and learn from each other.

Further information

Foodborne pathogens: from farm to pharmacy

26 April 2018, Kinsale, Ireland

The H2020 MSCA ETN Network List_MAPS welcomes you to its symposium which will be held in the historic town of Kinsale, on the south coast of Ireland on Thrusday 26th April 2018.

Contamination of foodstuff by pathogenic microorganisms is a major safety issue and a burden to the food industry. Many routes may lead to food contamination from farm to fork.

The symposium will address several facets of the ecology of foodborne pathogens.

Further information

Events 1-5 of 13 – Page: