Funding opportunities

Workshop “Funding opportunities of the EU Programme for Research & Innovation – HORIZON 2020 - in the eHealth sector”

WEDNESDAY 26/10, 9.00-12.00 | Hall: MC2

WORKSHOP “Funding opportunities of the EU Programme for Research & Innovation – HORIZON 2020 – in the eHealth sector”

The National Documentation Centre, National Contact Point (NCP) for the Programme Horizon 2020 (H2020) and member of the Enterprise “Europe Network-Hellas, together with the Hellenic Pasteur Institute (H2020 NCP), are organising a workshop entitled “Funding Opportunities of the EU Programme for Research & Innovation – Horizon 2020 – in the eHealth sector” during the eHealth Forum 2016.

The workshop will take place on Wednesday 26 October 2016 (9:00 – 12:00) in Athens at the Megaron Athens International Conference Centre, Hall: MC2.

During the workshop the Greek National Contact Points for the Societal Challenge 1 “Health Demographic Change & Wellbeing”, together with evaluators and successful applicants in eHealth projects funded through the Horizon 2020 will provide information on funding opportunities as well as useful tips on how to submit a successful proposal to Horizon 2020 in the eHealth sector.

The programme “Horizon 2020”, the new financial framework of the EU for Research and Innovation 2014-2020 is expected to dedicate more than 7 billion Euro on “Health, demographic change and wellbeing” (SC1), including the eHealth sector and Information and Communication Technologies for Ageing. Note that 20% of the budget is aimed at Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), through collaborative projects (13%) and specific financial instruments for SMEs (7%). You can find statistics for the Greek participation in the first calls of the SC1 in http://metrics.ekt.gr/el/node/314 & http://metrics.ekt.gr/el/node/315

 

DRAFT AGENDA
8:30 – 9:00 Registration
9:00 – 9:45 H2020 Funding Opportunities in eHealth

Dr Suzanne Kolyva, Hellenic Pasteur Institute

9:45 – 10:20 H2020 Proposal preparation & submission

Dr Cristina Pascual, National Documentation Centre

10:20 – 11:20 Tips for Succesfully Designing, Implementing, Managing, Disseminating and Making Sustainable e-health projects in a competitive European Environment

Nancy Karanasiou, Head of IT Department, Vidavo & Anastasios Rentoumis, Business Development Manager in Healthcare, Innovation Manager

Dr Vangelis Karkaletsis, Research Director, NCSR “Demokritos”

Prof. Dimitris Dionisios Koutsouris, National Technical University of Athens

Dr Andreas Raptopoulos, Senior Research Consultant, MSc, MBA

11:20 – 11:35 The Biobanking and Biomolecular Resources Research Infrastructure (BBMRI-ERIC)

Dr Suzanne Kolyva, Hellenic Pasteur Institute

11:35 – 11:45 The services of the National Documentation Centre to the Business, Academia & Research Community: Enterprise Europe Network – Hellas

Dr Cristina Pascual, National Documentation Centre

1:45 – 12:00 Questions & closing remarks