The objective of Health research under FP7 is to improve the health of European citizens and boost the competitiveness of health-related industries and businesses, as well as address global health issues.
The 4 main activities in FP7 Health are:
The FP7 Health 2013 call for the above-mentioned activities is closed. Open calls in the field of Health research can be found via the Innovative Medicines Initiatives (IMI).
Duration of the programme: 2007-2013
Topics: mostly pre-defined, top-down approach, with some exceptions
Total budget: €6 billion
Swiss eligibility: fully eligible
Calls for proposals: one or more calls per year
Rules for participation: depend on the type of project; usually at least 3 independent legal entities from 3 different Member States or Associated Countries