Horizon 2020 Work Programme for 2016-2017 published

 EC 

The Horizon 2020  Work Programme for 2016-2017 has been published and the first calls will open on Tuesday 20 October 2015. Under the broad heading Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing, the work funded under the next two years will fall under the sub heading of Personalised MedicineResearch & Innovation supported by this call should:

improve our understanding of the causes and mechanisms underlying health, healthy ageing and disease; 
-improve our ability to monitor health and to prevent, detect, treat and manage diseases; 
-support older persons to remain active and healthy; 
-and test and demonstrate new models and tools for health and care delivery.
 
Topics which may be of interest to EKHA members and the European kidney community are as follows:
 

1.1 Understanding health, well-being and disease 

SC1-PM-04–2016: Networking and optimising the use of population and patient cohorts at EU level
Opening date: 20 October 2015, Deadline: 13 April 2016
 
SC1-PM-02-2017: New concepts in patient stratification Opening date: 29 July 2016 Deadline: 4 October 2016
 

1.2 Preventing disease

SC1-PM-05–2016The European Human Biomonitoring Initiative 
Opening date: 20 October 2015, Deadline: 13 April 2016
 

1.3 Treating and managing disease

SC1-PM-09–2016New therapies for chronic diseases
Opening date: 20 October 2015, Deadline: 13 April 2016 
 
SC1-PM-10–2017Comparing effectiveness of existing healthcare interventions in the adult population
Opening date: 29 July 2016 Deadline: 4 October 2016 
 
SC1-PM-11–2016Clinical research on regenerative medicine 
Opening date: 20 October 2015, Deadline: 13 April 2016 
 
SC1-PM-08-2017New therapies for rare diseases
Opening date: 29 July 2016 Deadline: 4 October 2016  
 

1.4 Active ageing ad self-management of health   

SC1-PM-12–2016Procurement – eHealth innovation in empowering the patient 
Opening date: 20 October 2015, Deadline: 16 Feb 2016
 

1.5 Methods and data 

SC1-PM-18–2016:  Big Data supporting Public Health policies  
Opening date: 20 October 2015, Deadline: 16 Feb 2016 
 
SC1-PM-20-2017: Development of new methods and measures for improved economic evaluation and efficiency in the health sector  
Opening date: 29 July 2016, Deadline: 11 April 2017 
 
SC1-PM-21-2016Implementation research for scaling-up of evidence based innovations 
Opening date: 20 October 2015, Deadline:13 April 2016 and good practice in Europe and low- and middle-income countries 
 
Read more about it here.