Language Selector

    Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing

    The specific objective of Societal Challenge 1 is to improve the lifelong health and well-being for all -children, adults, elderly. In addition, high-quality and economically sustainable health and care systems, and opportunities for new jobs and growth are the aims of support to research and innovation in response to this challenge. They will make a major contribution to Europe 2020 .

    Seven strategic research priorities are implemented through the three calls under the 2018-2020 tri-annual work programme:

    • Personalised Medicine
    • Innovative health and care industry
    • Infectious diseases & improving global health
    • Innovative health and care systems - Integration of care
    • Decoding the role of the environment, including climate change, for health and well-being
    • Digital transformation in health and care
    • Trusted digital solutions and cybersecurity in health an care

    Societal challenge 1 is also implemented by the Innovative Medicines Initiative 2 (IMI 2), European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) and the Active and Assisted Living Programme (AAL).

    Key Information

    Swiss eligibility:                       Switzerland is fully associated to Horizon 2020 
    Horizon 2020 Funding:           Participant Portal
    Topic search:                           Find your topic
    List of topics for 2018-2020:  Topic preview
    Types of projects, eligibility:   Factsheet

    Your Contact

    Photo of Sasha  Hugentobler

    Sasha Hugentobler

    National Contact Point (NCP):
    •Health, Demographic Change & Wellbeing
    •Joint Research Center (JRC)
    Effingerstrasse 19
    3008 Bern
    Tel.:+41 31 380 60 06

    Open calls

    Open calls

    Upcoming Events

    No events planned at the moment.