About TechForce19 NHSX is calling on all innovators who can support the elderly, vulnerable and self-isolating during COVID-19 to apply for government funding of up to £25,000 to test their solution. Challenge overview THE CHALLENGE: SUPPORTING THE ELDERLY, VULNERABLE AND SELF-ISOLATING We believe new technologies can help support the vulnerable, elderly and self-isolating as COVID-19 continues to spread. Within this …

by Heather Smith

El ISCIII lanza el Fondo COVID-19 para financiar proyectos que mejoren a corto plazo el conocimiento del virus y el manejo de la enfermedad El Fondo cuenta con 24 millones de euros, aprobados en el Real Decreto-ley de medidas urgentes y extraordinarias frente al COVID-19 Podrán presentarse propuestas que desarrollen nuevas herramientas preventivas, diagnósticas y …

by Heather Smith

In order to face the outbreak of COVID-19, the Lombardy Region has launched an international call for sanitary equipment. In attached you can find the list of materials needed to protect physicians and sanitary personnel facing the next 2 months of SARS-coV-19 emergency. ARIA S.p.A. the central purchasing company of the Lombardy Region, can be reached at gare@ariaspa.it  Thank you …

by Heather Smith

Andy Bleaden, Director Ecosystem Development for ECHAlliance, comments:  We publish these here in our newsletter and online a month after we send them directly to our members, in our monthly MEMBERS ONLY Funding Opportunities Newsletter. If you want to receive these in advance like our members then please become an ECHAlliance member! Becoming a member …

by Heather Smith

On 11 February 2020, International Day of Women and Girls in Science, Commissioner Gabriel launched the 7th edition of the EU Prize for Women Innovators. Applications are now open until Tuesday 21 April at 17:00 CET (Brussels time). If you think you have what it takes to become the next EU Woman Innovator, don’t miss …

by Heather Smith

Learn how to use data to advance research, disease prevention and personalised health and care #Call4Twinnings DigitalHealthEurope (DHE) has launched the 2020 Call for Twinnings with the aim of facilitating the scaling-up of digital transformation for health and care in Europe. Real opportunities will be offered to sites and regions throughout Europe to get together, …

by Heather Smith

Objectives pursued and expected results: The main objectives are focused on the implementation of areas covered by the Council Recommendation: deliver accurate and transparent information to patients, caretakers and the general public; join efforts among Coalition Member Associations and other stakeholder organisations to increase confidence in and uptake of vaccines; combat myths and disinformation related …

by Heather Smith

With their capacity to connect people, places, public and private actors, cities can substantially enhance innovation in Europe and improve the quality of citizens’ lives. New approaches to undertake and deploy innovative practices are gaining support, marking the shift from traditional top-down schemes to stronger bottom-up practices, where citizens are increasingly co-shaping public policies in …

by Heather Smith

We are happy to announce that the European Commission has launched the Horizon Impact Award 2020 on 13 Feb 2020! This award is the European Commission’s initiative to recognise and celebrate outstanding projects that have used their results to provide value for society. The applicants will need to demonstrate that their results have created societal impact …

by Heather Smith

The European Social Catalyst Fund (ESCF) is a new initiative designed to have significant impact on some of Europe’s most pressing social challenges. The objective of the ESCF is to bring together public and private resources to improve social services to enable people who need support to live as valued and participating members of their …

by Heather Smith