Health Information Event

Nikola Benin, PhD


This event will provide detailed information on the upcoming calls in the 2018-2020 “Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing” Work Programme. Topics include “Understanding health, well-being and disease”, “Preventing, treating and managing diseases”, “Active ageing and self-management of health”, “Methods and data (digital diagnostics, in-silico methods)” and “Health care provision & integrated care”.

After the event, participants preparing a Horizon 2020 proposal are offered 20 min. bilateral meetings on content, admin or budget questions with the National Contact Point Health from the Euresearch Head Office and Grants Advisors from the University of Bern. These meetings are on a first-come, first-served basis and can be booked by sending an email to Aline Schögler –

Horizon 2020 – Information Event Health

Nikola Benin, PhD


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”.

We also will inform about ECRIN, the European Clinical Research Infrastructure Network, and how ECRIN Switzerland can support applicants to Horizon 2020. Also, we will give insight in a running IMI – JU project at University of Basel and how the collaboration works between Pharma industry and public institutions.


Future Partners “Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing”

Nikola Benin

slide_1This international brokerage event will help you to build up your proposal for final calls of the 2016-2017 Health Work Programme, which will still be open in 2017. Don’t miss this opportunity!

Why participate?

  • Get all information needed on the upcoming Horizon 2020 calls “Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing” Work Programme
  • Seize the opportunity to directly ask a European Commission representative about future calls in Horizon 2020
  • Present your innovative project to an international audience and discover other participants’ solutions and technologies
  • Meet and find partners from all over Europe and beyond to build up your consortium
  • Target audience

Any applicant eligible to Horizon 2020 calls: Companies, Universities, Research and Technology organisations, NGOs and Patients Associations…

Participation to the brokerage event is free of charge.

Register here until 5 December 2016 (registration may close earlier, if the event capacity is reached).

Keep an eye on: Bulletin Project and fund –

Information Event “Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing”

Author: Nikola Benin


29-09-2016, 12:00–14:00 in Bellinzona

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Horizon 2020 Information Event on “Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing” – Upcoming Topics

29-09-2016, 12:00–14:00 in Bellinzona

Registration fee: free

This event will inform you about funding opportunities for collaborative research projects within the European Programme Horizon 2020 in the area of “Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing”.

Our guest speaker, Mrs Vivot (Acting National Contact Point Health), will provide an overview of the upcoming research topics for the next “Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing” Work Programme for the year 2017 and of further health-related topics in other Horizon 2020 calls. The presentation will focus on some relevant topics in the frame of the “personalised medicine” call and give you additional information on the specificities of unit trials in Horizon 2020.


12:00–12:05 Welcome
12:05–13:10 Health Research Topics and Related Calls in H2020
Ms. Mathilde Vivot – Euresearch Head Office
13:10–13:20 Update Swiss status and Presentation of Euresearch services
Martina Pestoni – Euresearch Lugano
13:20–13:35 Questions & Answers
13:35–14:00 Networking apero

More information: Mrs Martina Pestoni –

LISAvienna Business Treff for Health

Author: Nikola Benin


Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Industry and SMEs
Country: Austria
City: Vienna, 1010
Address: Wiener Boersesaele Wipplingerstrasse 34
Program  17:30 – registration  18:00 – welcome o Johannes Sarx and Peter Halwachs, LISAvienna o Ines Haberl, Austrian Research Promotion Agency FFG, „Fit for Health 2.0“  18:15 – keynote speech: opportunities for SMEs in Horizon 2020: first lessons learned o Laszlo Helmle, European Commission, DG Research & Innovation  18:45 – round table discussion (moderation: Astrid Hoebertz, Austrian Research Promotion Agency FFG ) o Eva Prieschl-Grassauer, Marinomed Biotechnologie GmbH (Austria) o Otto Kanzler, TAmiRNA GmbH (Austria) o Christian Suojanen, Tech Transfer Summit (United Kingdom) o Patrik Frei, Venture Valuation (Switzerland) o Sebastian Tegethoff, 24IP Law Group (Germany) o Ines Haberl, Austrian Research Promotion Agency FFG (Austria)  19:45 – get together & networking When Wed, 12.10.2016 start: 18:00 end: 22:00 Where Wiener Börsesäle Wipplingerstrasse 34 1010 Vienna Informati.