Are you looking for EU funded Research and Innovation opportunities for a project idea in the field of Health or e-health?
Find here, among the many EU funding opportunities for companies, researchers and institutions willing to perform research and innovate in this sector, the relevant programmes to your RDI project.
I. Horizon 2020
Horizon 2020 is the 2014-2020 EU funding programme for Research and Innovation. It covers the whole research and innovation value chain, from big international collaborative research projects to smaller projects with a clear view on the market. Thematic work programmes set the priority topics for 2 years and every year calls for proposals are open for these pre-defined research and innovation topics. For topics falling under the SME instrument or the Fast Track to Innovation, calls for proposals are continously open with 3 or 4 cut-off dates per year.
Under Horizon 2020, Health stakeholders are addressed mostly in the work Programmes of the following Societal Challenges:
The structure of the Work Programme: UNDERSTANDING HEALTH, WELL-BEING AND DISEASE, PREVENTING DISEASE, TREATING AND MANAGING DISEASES, ACTIVE AGEING AND SELF-MANAGEMENT OF HEALTH, METHODS AND DATA, HEALTH CARE PROVISION AND INTEGRATED CARE, and COORDINATION ACTIVITIES.
For calls for proposals from other societal challenges that might be of interest for the Health sector, please check the matrix here
For other specific instruments please see here.
EUROSTARS is a transnational funding scheme from the EUREKA Programme. Its aim is to help “R&D performing SMEs” whatever the sector to get their innovation faster to the market and lead international R&D projects. You can contact INNOVIRIS for more information. EUROSTARS-2 is open to all sectors. Discover it here.
Get a loan with the new InnovFin Infectious Diseases instrument: A new Finance Facility to stimulate investment in Infectious Disease R&D.
Ambient Assisted Living
The Active and Assistive Living (AAL) programme funds projects in public-private partnership in the field of information and communication technology (ICT) for active and healthy ageing since 2008. The challenge for the AAL 2016 Call for proposals of the AAL Programme will be: “Living well with dementia. The contribution of ICT to integrated solutions for enabling the wellbeing of people living with dementia and their communities”.
The Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) is Europe's largest public-private initiative aiming to speed up the development of better and safer medicines for patients. IMI supports collaborative research projects and builds networks of industrial and academic experts in order to boost pharmaceutical innovation in Europe. IMI is a joint undertaking between the European Union and the pharmaceutical industry association EFPIA.
IMI has launched its 6th Call for proposals under IMI 2, with topics on Big data (Alzheimer's disease and cancer), respiratory infection, and medicines safety.
The European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) aims to accelerate the development of new or improved drugs, vaccines, microbicides and diagnostics against HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria as well as other poverty-related and neglected infectious diseases in sub-Saharan Africa, with a focus on phase II and III clinical trials.
The European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing will pursue a triple win for Europe:
1. Enabling EU citizens to lead healthy, active and independent lives while ageing.
2. Improving the sustainability and efficiency of social and health care systems.
3. Boosting and improving the competitiveness of the markets for innovative products and services, responding to the ageing challenge at both EU and global level, thus creating new opportunities for businesses.
The Growth for Health Programme
The Growth for Health Programme is the health programme of DG Sanco which aims at improving EU citizens' health, reduce health inequalities, increae the sustainability of health systems, encouraging innovation in health, protecting citizens from serious crossborder health treats.