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    Horizon Europe funding opportunities for academia and industry with a focus on the “Health” Cluster

    26-11-2020, 16:30–19:30 in
    Registration fee: free

    The aim of this event is to inform participants from academia and industry about the funding opportunities for clinical and “health” related research from Horizon Europe. Horizon Europe is the new European research and innovation programme of the EU, due to be launched in 2021 with more than 80 billion EUR of funding available over the next 7 years.

    Within the area of Health research, Calls addressing health throughout the life course, digital and personalized health, infectious disease, neglected diseases as well as the environmental and social impacts on health can be expected. 

    At this event you will receive the most up-to-date information about the funding opportunities from Horizon Europe, Swiss participation and how to get involved. Successful project participants from academia and industry will share their experience with EU projects.  An evaluator of project proposals, will give their view of the key factors for success. 

    The event will be held online. 

    The seminar is only open to beneficiaries and fellows in Switzerland. 


    16:30 Doors opening
    16:40 Welcome Message
    Prof Dr Torsten Schwede, Vice President Research, University of Basel
    16:50 Horizon Europe an introduction
    Dr Eve Silfverberg - Grants Office / Euresearch University of Basel
    17:10 The Health Cluster in Horizon Europe – Scope and topics
    Dr Sasha Hugentobler - NCP Health and JRC - Euresearch Network Office
    17:30 The new European Partnerships in the Health Cluster
    Dr Sasha Hugentobler - NCP Health and JRC - Euresearch Network Office
    17:50 Break
    18:00 The European Innovation Council (EIC) - Pathfinder and Accelerator
    Dr Susanne Daniel, Company Advisor Euresearch Office University of Basel
    18:15 Views from a project participant
    18:25 Horizon 2020 funded projects from an SME perspective
    Dr Thomas Exner, Chief Scientific Officer, Edelweiss Connect
    18:35 Views from an evaluator of European projects
    Dr Giovanni Nisato, owner, Innovation Horizons
    18:45–19:30 Questions and answers
    all speakers



    This workshop is free of charge but registration is compulsory.

    26-11-2020, 16:30–19:30 in
    Registration fee: free

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    Contact Information / Organiser

    Euresearch Basel / Eve Silfverberg
    Tel.: +41 61 207 28 83

    Euresearch Basel / Susanne Daniel
    Tel.: +41 61 2071852

    Euresearch Network Office / S. Hugentobler
    Tel.: +41 (0)31 380 60 06

    More information

    The event will be held online.