5 Fragen, 1 Projekt: „Der SNF achtet auf die Kontinuität in einer Forscherkarriere.“

Isabel Baumann erhält von Ambizione, dem Karriereförderungs-Instrument für junge Forschende des Schweizerischen Nationalfonds (SNF), für ihr Projekt „Health inequalities and the prolongation of working life“ eine Förderung von CHF 735‘000 über die nächsten vier Jahre. Im Interview blickt die Forscherin des Departements Gesundheit auf den Bewerbungsprozess zurück und teilt ihre gemachten Erfahrungen. Weiterlesen

DIATOMIC Open Call #2 — Apply by Jan 31st

The second (and final) call for application experiments aims to accelerate solutions that apply electronic components, sensors, smart objects and systems across health, agrifood and manufacturing (Industry 4.0) sectors. Total funding amount: € 1.610.000. Apply: Win up to €200,000 (equity-free!) per application experiment, along with tailored tech & business support.

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H2020 – Open Health, IMI and US-NIH Research Calls & Practical Session on Proposal Writing in Geneva, 29 November 2018

H2020 – Open Health, IMI and US-NIH Research Calls & Practical Session on Proposal Writing in Geneva, 29 November 2018

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Pre-Publication of the 2019 Health Work Programme Update

The official publication of the work programme is scheduled for mid-July

The European Commission has recently published a „pre-publication version“ of the 2019 work programme update for the societal challenge „Health, demographic change and wellbeing“.

The update encompasses a revised version of the topic SC1-BHC-01-2019 (understanding causative mechanisms in co- and multimorbidities) together with the inclusion of five new topics in the work programme:

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Horizon 2020 – Health, IMI 2 and US-NIH information event

16-11-2017, 12:00–14:00 in Geneva

This event will provide information on the funding opportunities provided by the European Framework Programme for research and innovation « Horizon 2020 » in the domains of health, life sciences and pharmaceutical sciences.

In particular, the event will focus on the Horizon 2020 – Health, demographic change and wellbeing and on the IMI 2 – Innovative Medicines Initiatives. In addition, synthetic information on the US National Institute of Health (NIH) will be also provided.

This event provides synthetic information and practical advice (in French and English)

Registration fee: free

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More Calls Opened in Horizon 2020 Societal Challenges

The European Commission has opened calls 2018 for Societal Challenges Health (SC1), Climate/Environment (SC5), Inclusive Societies (SC6) under Horizon 2020. Weiterlesen

Horizon 2020 Health Webinar on 23 November 2017

Where to submit in 2018 and 2019 in Health? This webinar will inform you about the funding opportunities in „Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing“ Societal Challenge 1 within Horizon 2020. Weiterlesen

Workshop on Innovation Procurement in Health

Would you like to understand more about Innovation Procurement? On 7 December 2017 the European Commission organises a workshop on Innovation Procurement in health, taking place in Brussels.

Talks will include specific information on Innovation Procurement topics in the upcoming „Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing“ 2018-2020 work programme including pre-commercial procurement and public procurement of innovative solutions instruments. The afternoon is dedicated to a networking and brokerage session for stakeholders.

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Horizon 2020 – Health Information Event

14-09-2017, 11:30–13:30 in St. Gallen

This information event will provide you with an overview of the „Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing“ societal challenge within Horizon 2020. The event is an excellent opportunity to get the latest news about the forthcoming Work Programme to be launched end of 2017 and also to acquire tips and tricks for a successful proposal. You will also have the chance to discuss your specific questions with the National Contact Point Health.

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Horizon 2020 – Information Event Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing

08-06-2017, 11:45–14:00 in Basel

New Calls 2018-2020; Insights into ECRIN and a running IMI project at University of Basel

This information event will provide you with an overview of „Health, demographic change and wellbeing“, one of the seven Societal Challenges within Horizon 2020. The research topics and funding schemes requested in the calls for 2018, 2019 and 2020 will be given in order to help you prepare a competitive proposal. The focus of this work programme will be “Better Health and Care, Economic Growth and Sustainable Health Systems”, “Digital Transformation in Health and Care” and “Trusted digital solutions and Cybersecurity in Health and Care”.

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