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    European R&D&I Programmes in Health and Nutrition: Opportunities & Financing for Swiss Businesses and Researchers

    Functioning and Financing, Added-value, Success Stories and Support Services

    13-10-2016, 17:20–20:00 in Epalinges
    Event is fully booked

    This event will inform you about funding opportunities for collaborative EU research and innovation projects within Horizon 2020. Focus is on opportunities in the 2017 calls for proposals in Health and Nutrition.

    Designed for Industry/SME and academic audience, this session will cover specific programme aspects such as information required for a strong proposal, overview of calls, evaluation criteria and partner search tools, together with the services that Euresearch offers to support applications. The event will feature testimonials from successful applicants from academia and business.

    Face-to-face Meetings
    If you wish to discuss concrete proposal plans with Ms. Mathilde Vivot, Swiss National Contact Point Health, Demographic Change & Wellbeing, face-to-face meetings can be arranged on 13 October, please contact us ASAP at to set up a meeting.


    17:20 Welcome of participants
    17:30 Introduction
    Nasri Nahas, Chief Executive Officer, Biopôle SA
    17:35 H2020 general functioning and Swiss situation. Businesses in H2020: benefits and financing for companies, best practices and services by Euresearch
    Irina Sakharova Quitt, Euresearch SME Advisor Lausanne/Vaud
    17:50 H2020 for academic researchers : engaging in collaborative calls and support from Euresearch Regional Office
    Tristan Piguet, Program Manager, EPFL Research Office & Euresearch Regional Office Lausanne
    18:05 Overview of funding opportunities in Health and Nutrition
    Mathilde Vivot, National Contact Point Health, Demographic Change & Wellbeing, Euresearch Head Office
    18:20 Testimonials from successful applicants
    Dr Livia Brunner, Senior Scientist, Vaccine Formulation Laboratory, University of Lausanne; Dr Sylvain Fleury, Chief Scientific Officer, Mymetics SA
    18:40 Q&A session
    19:00–20:00 Networking cocktail


    Room/Salle 4 (Building/Bâtiment B IV, level/niveau -1)
    Route de la Corniche 3
    1066 Epalinges

    By public transport:

    The metro stop «Croisettes» on the M2 line is located at the heart of Biopôle. From the train station of Lausanne take the M2, direction of «Croisettes», until the last stop (approx. 15 min.). Additionally, the bus lines 45, 46, 62 and 64 will take you to Biopôle.

    By car:
    We encourage visitors to use public transport to reach Biopôle. For a day visit, you can park your car at the multi-storey car park «P+R Vennes», located under the Aquatis Hotel, below Biopôle, which is two minutes walking distance from Biopôle.




    Targeted Audience

    Please note that this event is limited to 40 participants, on a first come/first served basis : academic researchers, CEOs, CTOs, R&D, development and strategy managers.


    This workshop is free of charge but registration is compulsory.

    13-10-2016, 17:20–20:00 in Epalinges
    Event is fully booked

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    Contact Information / Organiser

    Euresearch Lausanne/Vaud
    Tel.: +41 (0)21 693 37 23

    Field of Interest

    • European Programmes
      • Horizon 2020 (The Framework Programme for Research & Innovation)
        • FP7 (7th Framework Programme)
          • EEN (Enterprise Europe Network)
            • Ambient Assisted Living Joint Programme (AAL)
            • Industrial Sectors
              • Other Industrial Technologies
                • Agrofood Industry
                • Scientific Disciplines
                  • Medicine & Pharmaceutics
                    • Life Sciences
                      • Public Health