The Health Open Info Day took place on 8 December, where the Work Programme for Horizon 2020's Societal Challenge 1: Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing over the next 3 years (2018-2020) was presented. Participants were informed about the topics, deadlines and process of the next calls for proposals.
With the principle of better health for all at its core, the Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing Societal Challenge focuses on personalised health and care, infectious diseases and improving global health, innovative and sustainable health systems, decoding the role of the environment (including climate change) for health and well-being, digital transformation and cybersecurity in health and care.
Horizon 2020' Societal Challenge 1 Work Programme 2018-2020 is expected to offer calls for proposals with an overall budget of about €2 billion.
Related to the Health Open Info Day, the Directorate-General for Research & Innovation has supported the following two events which were organised on 7 December 2017 in Brussels:
- Satellite event on Innovation Procurement in health care
- Partnering Event organised by the EU-funded project Health-NCP-Net 2.0