Working Group Leaders

Representatives of Brussels-based offices leading the work of Health Working Group.

Henriette Hansen

Leader

Henriette Hansen

South Denmark

Maria Tørnsø Østergaard

Co-leading the Health WG as maternity cover for Christina Teik.

Maria Tørnsø Østergaard

Greater Copenhagen EU Office

Health

The ERRIN Health Working Group aims to support WG members with early intelligence and regular updates, about EU-level health policy-related issues, funding opportunities for them to function as project facilitators towards their regional stakeholders. The Health working group works as a means to create collaboration between the members in order to develop common EU projects. WG is also a vehicle for profile raising and promotion of good practices, projects within the regions. Members are invited to put forward their relevant proposals and use each meeting to share their partner searches for their on-going/upcoming initiatives with their peers.

Last Working Group Meetings

Last Working Group Meetings

Health & ICT

Health & ICT: State of play of the European Health Data Space & opportunities for regions

Gaia Ialisa Marotta

This joint meeting between the Health and ICT working groups will explore the European Commission’s ongoing development of a European Health Data Space (EHDS). Following an update on the EHDS from

Health WG

Health & ICT: Funding programmes information session

Hilary Webb

The Health Working Group, in collaboration with the ICT Working Group, is preparing an information session on the upcoming funding programmes: Horizon Europe, Digital Europe and EU4Health. The

ERRIN - EUREGHA joint meeting: Beating Cancer Plan

ERRIN - EUREGHA joint meeting: Beating Cancer Plan

Hilary Webb

Every year, 3.5 million people in the EU are diagnosed with cancer and 1.3 million die from it. Over 40% of cancer cases are preventable. Without reversing current trends, it could become the leading

WG Related Events

WG Related Events

Horizon Europe brokerage event for 2022 health calls

Bridge2HE is organising an international partnering event for building consortium for the upcoming 2022 calls of the Horizon Europe Health Work Programme.

Horizon Europe info-days: Health

This info-day will present the Horizon Europe calls related to health.

TEHDAS stakeholder forum

TEHDAS, the joint action Towards the European Health Data Space, is running a stakeholder forum in October.

Galicia Innovation Days. Towards Horizon Europe

On 25-29 October, FEUGA, Galician Ministry of Education (Xunta de Galicia) and Galician University System (SUG) will organise an international online matchmaking event "Galicia Innovation Days. Towards Horizon Europe".

European Week of Active and Healthy Ageing 2021 - Friuli Venezia Giulia the official partner

Friuli Venezia Giulia region is this year’s official partner of the second edition of the European Week of Active and Healthy Ageing 2021. The region is organizing a special session on its regional experience on 20 October 2021 at 10.00h

StratKIT Final Conference

Do you want to be inspired by how we can make public food procurement even greener? Then sign up for the StratKIT Final Conference on green public procurement and catering services taking place on 13/10 from 9:30 to 13:30 (CEST). The conference is held online.

WG Documents

WG Documents

ERRIN & EUREGHA joint statement on Horizon Europe Mission on Cancer

Please find attached ERRIN and the network of European Regional and Local Health Authorities (EUREGHA)'s joint statement on the Horizon Europe Mission on Cancer.

Draft statement on Cancer Mission

Further to the Health WG meeting on the Cancer Mission, EUREGHA and ERRIN have decided to address the Cancer Mission Board with a statement to emphasise the role of regions in this mission.

WG Related Content

WG Related Content

Management Board elections 2021 – call for nominations launched!

Every year ERRIN holds elections for the Management Board. You can put forward your candidature for this year’s elections until 18 October.

Five Horizon Europe Missions launch

The European Commission has today launched its five Horizon Europe Missions as a new way to work towards ambitious goals related to health, the climate and the environment by 2030. Read about the announcements and ERRIN's work on the Missions so far.

ERRIN supports DigitalHealthEurope recommendations on the European Health Data Space

ERRIN's Health Working Group is pleased to endorse the recommendations for the European Health Data Space (EHDS) produced by the DigitalHealthEurope project, ahead of the DHE final conference taking place this week.

EC launches European Health Emergency preparedness and Response Authority (HERA)

The new authority HERA will oversee the development, production and distribution of medicines, vaccines and other medical countermeasures, like PPE, that were seen to be lacking during the first phase of Europe's coronavirus response. 

First EU4Health calls launch

The first calls under the EU's new Health programme, EU4Health, are now open. The calls concern cancer treatment and screening and other therapies, skills and networks.

Launch of DigitalHealthEurope Forum

The DigitalHealthEurope project has launched a unique discussion platform, the DHE Forum, which will address a wide range of topics related to digital health transformations. 

Latest Updates

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

Expert in medical field sought: conference of Regional Development Agency in Torun

The Europa Kujaw i Pomorza association which acts for Kujawsko-Pomorskie region in Poland is looking for experts to present at a medical conference. 

  • By Ewa Chomicz

ERRIN annual survey: Provide input on ERRIN’s 2022 priorities and share feedback on activities!

To start planning Working Group activities for 2022, the Working Group leaders will take part in the annual strategy workshops at the end of November. To inform these workshops, ERRIN members are invited to take part in an annual survey – an opportunity to provide input on the network’s future priorities and reflect on past activities.

  • By Ewa Chomicz

Management Board elections 2021 – call for nominations launched!

Every year ERRIN holds elections for the Management Board. You can put forward your candidature for this year’s elections until 18 October.

  • By Hilary Webb

Five Horizon Europe Missions launch

The European Commission has today launched its five Horizon Europe Missions as a new way to work towards ambitious goals related to health, the climate and the environment by 2030. Read about the announcements and ERRIN's work on the Missions so far.

  • By Hilary Webb

ERRIN supports DigitalHealthEurope recommendations on the European Health Data Space

ERRIN's Health Working Group is pleased to endorse the recommendations for the European Health Data Space (EHDS) produced by the DigitalHealthEurope project, ahead of the DHE final conference taking place this week.

  • By Hilary Webb

CHERRIES project call for Mirror Regions

The RRI project CHERRIES is currently looking for regional consortiums with two or more organisations to join the CHERRIES Community. Apply by 31 October.