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Grants for Collaborative Projects, including Research, innovation close to market, Coordination and Support Actions, and other new schemes (i.e. prizes, innovative public procurement, etc…) oriented to Political Priorities and Challenges of the Europe 2020 Strategy.

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  GRANTS FOR COORDINATION ACTIVITIES
HCO 3 – 2015 Support for the European Reference Networks: Efficient network modelling and validation CALL OPEN
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Specific Challenge: Article 12 of Directive 2011/24/EU establishes the legal framework for creating a system of European Reference Networks (ERN) in the EU. Centres of Expertise will be able to collaborate, coordinate and share their knowledge across...
HCO 10 – 2014 ERA NET: Rare Disease research implementing IRDiRC objectives CALL CLOSED
Specific challenge: Maximising scarce resources and coordinating research efforts are key elements for success in the area of rare diseases, characterised by scattered knowledge and relatively small patient populations. Transnational cooperation...
HCO 11 – 2015 ERA-NET: Collaboration and alignment of national programmes and activities in the area of brain-related diseases and disorders of the nervous system CALL CLOSED
Specific challenge: The challenges in the areas of brain-related diseases can only be met by an effective cooperation at transnational level avoiding the duplication of efforts, ensuring the availability of critical mass,efficiently using available...
HCO 12 – 2015 ERA-NET: Antimicrobial Resistance CALL CLOSED
Specific challenge: Antibiotic resistance is a global problem. It is considered by the World Health Organization as one of the three greatest threats to human health for the next decades. In Europe, however, research on the resistance to antibiotics...
HCO 13 – 2015 ERA-NET: Cardiovascular disease CALL CLOSED
Specific challenge: Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are the largest cause of death in the EU and account for 40% of deaths or 2 million deaths per year. Overall CVD is estimated to cost the EU economy almost EUR 110 million a year, and they are also...
HCO 14 – 2014 Bridging the divide in European health research and innovation CALL CLOSED
Specific challenge:The research and innovation potential of the Member States remain very different, with large gaps between "innovation leaders" and "modest innovators". This divide is equally present in Europen health research and innovation.Two...
HCO 15 – 2014 Mobilisation and mutual learning action plan CALL CLOSED
Specific challenge: Ensuring that research and innovation in this societal challenge is not only excellent, but also relevant and responsive to the needs of all is important, not least in ensuring the uptake of results.Scope: Mobilisation and Mutual...
HCO 16 – 2014 National Contact Points CALL CLOSED
Specific challenge: Facilitate trans-national co-operation between NCPs within this societal challenge with a view to identifying and sharing good practice and raising the general standard of support to programme applicants, taking into account the...
HCO 2 – 2014 Joint Programming: Coordination Action for the Joint Programming Initiative "More Years, Better Lives - the Challenges and Opportunities of Demographic Change" CALL CLOSED
Specific challenge: Following the implementation of the actions foreseen by the Commission’s Communication on Joint Programming to tackle Europe’s major societal challenges, the Competitiveness Council has welcomed the progress made by EU Member...
HCO 4 – 2014 Support for international infectious disease preparedness research CALL CLOSED
Specific Challenge: Human health worldwide is increasingly threatened by potential epidemics caused by existing, new and emerging infectious diseases, including those which are resistant to antimicrobial agents. An infectious epidemic can strike...
HCO 5 – 2014 Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases: prevention and treatment of type 2 CALL CLOSED
Scope: Proposals must focus on type 2 diabetes. Proposals should generate new knowledge on interventions and their implementation for the prevention and treatment of type 2 diabetes in low and middle income countries, and in vulnerable populations...
HCO 6 – 2015 Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases: 2015 priority CALL CLOSED
Specific challenge: Topic details will be provided in line with the timetable of the GACD priority setting process and will included at the same time as the financing decision for 2015 is adopted...
HCO 7 – 2014 ERA-NET: Establishing synergies between the Joint Programming on Neurodegenerative Diseases Research and Horizon 2020 CALL CLOSED
Specific challenge: The EU Joint Programming Initiative on Neurodegenerative Diseases Research, in particular Alzheimer's (JPND), was established in 2009 as the pilot of the Member State-led Joint Programming Initiatives and enables the participating...
HCO 8 – 2014 ERA-NET: Aligning national/regional translational cancer research programmes and activities CALL CLOSED
Specific challenge: The challenges in the area of translational cancer research can only be met by an effective cooperation at transnational level avoiding the duplication of efforts, by ensuring the availability of critical mass, by efficiently...
HCO 9 – 2014 ERA-NET: Systems medicine to address clinical needs CALL CLOSED
Specific challenge:The rise of genomics and the accumulation of large amounts of data potentially provide medicine with many new opportunities. With this abundance of different types of data has come the realisation that a full understanding of disease...
HCO-17-2015 Towards sustainability and globalisation of the Joint Programming Initiative on Neurodegenerative Diseases CALL CLOSED
Specific challenge: The EU Joint Programming Initiative on Neurodegenerative Diseases Research, in particular Alzheimer's (JPND), was established in 2009 as the pilot of the Member State-led Joint Programming Initiatives (JPI) to enable the participating...
INT-01-2015 Enhancing and focusing research and innovation cooperation with the Union’s key international partner countries - proposals targeting Australia, USA, Brazil, South Africa, Ukraine CALL CLOSED
Specific Challenge: The aim is to get the best value out of the Union’s cooperation with its most important international partners and to generate more impact by enhancing and focusing international cooperation activities, by: − Stimulating research...
INT-02-2015 Encouraging the research and innovation cooperation between the Union and selected regional partners (proposals targeting Southern Mediterranean Neighbourhood, Eastern Partnership) CALL CLOSED
Specific challenge: The aim is to:_ stimulate and enhance the cooperation between researchers from the Union and those of the regional partners in question, including and in particular through Horizon 2020 and the partner's funding programmes;- eliminate...