Nine topics for the two-stage calls of the Health Cluster have just opened. They range from personalised prevention of non-communicable diseases over several pandemic preparedness topics to non-animal human-based tools and strategies for biomedical research.
The first stage deadline is on 19 September 2023 and the second stage on 11 April 2024. Details of the call topics can be found on the EC agency HaDEA website or directly on the EC Funding and Tender Portal.
An Info Day organised by the EC will take place on 1 June 2023, followed by a brokerage event on 2 June 2023.
Sources: HaDEA, Euresearch
The European Partnership on Transforming Health and Care Systems (THCS) has just launched its first joint transnational call for proposals “Healthcare of the Future”.
It aims to identify, develop and implement innovative solutions in order to optimise patient care pathways and contribute to the transition towards more sustainable, efficient, resilient, ethical, high-quality, and accessible person-centered healthcare systems.
The deadline for the submission of the obligatory "Intent to apply" is 23 May 2023. Proposals without a preceding “Intent to apply” are not eligible. The final submission deadline for proposals is 13 June 2023.
The call text, guidelines for applicants and link to the Partner Search Tool are available on the THCS website.
Sources: THCS, Euresearch
The objective of the programme is to pursue nuclear research and training activities, with an emphasis on the continuous improvement of nuclear safety, security and safeguards, radioactive waste management and radiation protection and to complement the achievement of Horizon Europe’s objectives.
With a total budget of €132 million, the call with 11 topics is open for submission of proposals from 4 April 2023. Deadline is set on 8 November 2023.
The topics and further information, incl. the general conditions for admissibility, eligibility, award criteria, are described in the Work Programme which is available for download here.
Sources: Euresearch, EC
Euresearch is organising an online info event on 25 April 2023 about the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Postdoctoral Fellowships (PF).
This free-of-charge event is intended to researchers, supervisors and host institutions from the academic as well as private sector who would like to know more about the specifics of the MSCA PF call 2023, eligibility criteria, award criteria, evaluation, proposal structure, submission and where to get support.
Participation in the MSCA PF call 2023 with a Swiss host institution will also be covered.
Registration link is available on the event webpage.
In January, the European Commission launched the European Cancer Imaging Initiative, one of the flagship actions under Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan.
The aim of the European Cancer Imaging Initiative is to achieve more precise and faster clinical decision-making, diagnostics, treatments and predictive medicine for cancer patients. It will develop and provide the necessary digital infrastructures to allow healthcare providers, research institutes and innovators to use available imaging data for new solutions in treatment and care.
Recording and presentations of the launch of the Cancer Imaging Initiative are available on the event webpage.
Sources: EC, Euresearch
The i-EDGE project has just released its first press release!
i-EDGE is a research project co-funded by the EU, UK and Switzerland to build a next-generation hardware platform for edge computing using nanomechanical relays capable of resisting harsh environmental conditions (extreme temperature and high radiation).
SCIPROM has been involved in i-EDGE to accompany and support the project since the proposal preparation phase. We now contribute our management and communication expertise.
For more info, visit the i-EDGE website where the press release is available for download.