About this initiative


This initiative aims to provide a collaborative platform for pre-competitive research and innovation where small and big companies can join forces with researchers, patients, healthcare professionals and regulators.
This cooperation with partners specialised in e.g. pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, medical devices, imaging or from the biotech and digital industries will help speed up the development and uptake of innovation in public health.

Research and innovation
Type of act
Proposal for a regulation


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Inception impact assessment
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Feedback period
30 July 2019 - 27 August 2019 (midnight Brussels time)
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Feedback (44)

  • European Social Insurance Platform (Belgium)
    27 August 2019 Non-governmental organisation (NGO)
    European Social Insurance Platform (Belgium)

    The European Social Insurance Platform (ESIP) generally welcomes the aim of the European Partnerships as described in Article 8 of the draft legislation on Horizon Europe. With view to the previous Innovative Medicines Initiatives, we support the Commission’s intention to continue the work already done but more importantly to revise its scope to make sure that the public interest is sufficiently promoted. A lack of transparency around funding,...

  • European Institute of Women's Health (Ireland)
    27 August 2019 Non-governmental organisation (NGO)
    European Institute of Women's Health (Ireland)

    The European Institute of Women’s Health (EIWH) welcomes the proposal for a Council Regulation for a European Partnership for Innovative Health under Horizon Europe. The EIWH believes that diverse, interdisciplinary and cross-sectorial partnerships has the potential to contribute to the development of innovative health research addressing current and future unmet health challenges Early intervention is key to improving health and wellbeing....

  • LifeTime (Germany)
    27 August 2019 Other
    LifeTime (Germany)

    LifeTime strongly supports an institutional European Partnership on Innovative Health under Horizon Europe whose overall objective to facilitate technology convergence and understanding of diseases perfectly aligns with the vision of our initiative. LifeTime (https://lifetime-fetflagship.eu/), a new pan-European consortium of >90 leading research institutions supported by over 70 companies, aims at revolutionising healthcare by mapping,...

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Feedback period
11 September 2019 - 06 November 2019 (midnight Brussels time)

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First quarter 2020

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