Horizon 2020 Health Partnering Day 2016 , July 7th, Brussles

Connected to the Open Info Day of the European Commission (July 8th, 2016 in Brussels) dedicated to “Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing” (SC1) in Horizon 2020, the EU-funded projects Health-NCP-Net 2.0 and Fit for Health 2.0 are organizing a free of charge Partnering Event on July 7th, 2016 in Brussels which is meant to assist you in finding the right project partners for the upcoming 2017 Health calls.

The 2016-2017 Work Programme for “Health, Demographic Change & Wellbeing” has been launched and the 2017 calls will be in open on the 29th of July, 2016, having the first deadlines in October 2016, so this would be the perfect opportunity for your institution to build your consortium.

The main part of the day is dedicated to bilateral meetings between people who are interested in the same call area.

A surrounding program will provide information about support measures for Health projects and give researchers and entrepreneurs a platform to present their project ideas in 5-minute presentations.
The partnering event will target a wide spectrum of stakeholders from companies (including SMEs), universities, research organizations and others from Europe and beyond interested in sharing new project ideas and in finding collaboration partners for the upcoming 2017 call of SC1 in Horizon 2020.

 

This Partnering event will be dedicated to consortium building. The main part of the day is dedicated to bilateral meetings between persons interested in the same call area.
A surrounding programme will provide information on support measures for Health projects and give researchers and entrepreneurs from the Health and ICT areas a platform to present their project ideas in 5-minute presentations.
Bilateral meetings will be arranged automatically by a sophisticated, user-friendly match-making tool following indication of interests in specific call areas by participants. Additionally, to bilateral meetings among potential project partners, participants will have the option to meet with representatives of support initiatives and members of the organizing projects for personalized support and information.

 

Focus

This Partnering event will target a wide spectrum of companies, universities and researchers from Europe and beyond interested in sharing new project ideas and finding collaboration partners and will be focused on the following challenge of the Horizon 2020 Health Call.

 

Main topics

  • Understanding health, well-being & disease
  • Preventing disease
  • Treating and managing diseases
  • Active ageing and self-management of health
  • Methods and data
  • Coordination activities
  • Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) in health projects
  • Sustainable food security – health aspects

Why to participate

  • to facilitate the setup of Horizon 2020 project consortia
  • to present, discuss and develop new project ideas on Health at an international level
  • to initiate cross-border contacts

 

Priority in participation will be granted to entrepreneurs and research organizations with identified expertise profiles and project applications initiatives. The participation is limited to 2 persons representing the same department/organization.

 



Date 7/07/2016
Location Albert Borschette Congress Center (CCAB) Rue Froissart 36, 1040 Bruxelles, Belgium
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