Working Group Leaders

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

Health

ERRIN’s Health Working Group (WG) supports members with early intelligence and regular updates about EU-level health policy-related issues, regulations, EU programmes and their funding opportunities. Creating opportunities for interregional cooperation in the Health area is one of the WG’s main objectives. The WG is also a vehicle for networking, profile raising and promotion of good practices and projects among health stakeholders in the ERRIN regions.

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Last Working Group Meetings

Last Working Group Meetings

Health & ICT WG meeting on the European Health Data Space: how to unlock its potential?

Health & ICT WG meeting on the European Health Data Space: how to unlock its potential?

Gaia Ialisa Marotta

Following the legislative proposal for the European Health Data Space and in anticipation of the Health Data Regulation, the Health and ICT Working Groups will come together to explore outstanding

Health WG

Health WG meeting: The Innovative Health Initiative (IHI)

Hilary Webb

The Innovative Health Initiative (IHI) is a public-private partnership (PPP) between the European Union and the European life science industries, with the goal of translating health research and

Health WG meeting: Update on the Mission on Cancer

Health WG meeting: Update on the Mission on Cancer

Hilary Webb

The Health Working Group has been closely following the development of the Horizon Europe Mission on Cancer. Following the recent Mission launch and the publication of the Mission Implementation Plan

WG Related Events

WG Related Events

European Research and Innovation Days 2022

The European Research and Innovation Days (RiDaysEU) is the European Commission’s annual flagship Research and Innovation event. This year’s edition will take place online on 28 – 29 September.

Mendel Genetics Conference

This year is the bicentennial of the birth of the father of genetics, Gregor Johann Mendel. To pay tribute to this pre-eminent scientist of the 19th century, Mendel Genetics Conference will take place between 20–23 July, 2022, in Brno, the city where Mendel spent a substantial part of his life, and where he laid the foundations of genetics.

Czech Presidency Conference on Synergies in the Research and Innovation Funding in Europe

As one of the first events in its programme, the Czech Presidency of the Council of the EU will organise a flagship conference "Synergies in the Research and Innovation Funding in Europe" on 7-8 July 2022 in Prague. The conference shall be held as a physical event, but following web streaming will be available. Pre-registration is obligatory.

ERRIN Spring Annual General Meeting 2022

ERRIN's Spring Annual General Meeting will be held this year on 23 June at 15:00-17:30 CEST followed by a networking cocktail from 18:00 CEST. In addition to discussing formal issues and offering an opportunity to network, the event will feature debates around the new European Innovation Agenda.

Mission Cancer: Joining European forces to understand cancer

In the frame of the French Presidency of the Council of the EU, Aviesan and INCA are organising a meeting on the Horizon Europe Mission on Cancer. 

Health & ICT WG meeting on the European Health Data Space: how to unlock its potential?

Following the legislative proposal for the European Health Data Space and in anticipation of the Health Data Regulation, the Health and ICT Working Groups will come together to explore outstanding questions ranging from the financial and legislative, to the conceptual and practical.

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

ERRIN is looking for a Climate Neutral Cities Advisor (deadline: 29 July)

ERRIN is looking for a Climate Neutral Cities Advisor to join its Secretariat! The successful candidate will work to ensure the delivery of the Horizon Europe Mission on Climate-Neutral and Smart Cities by taking part in the activities of the NetZeroCities project. The deadline to apply is 29 July.

The new European Innovation Agenda unveiled

On 5 July, the European Commission adopted the new European Innovation Agenda with the aim of positioning Europe at the forefront of the new wave of deep tech innovation and start-ups. The document, to which ERRIN submitted input in May this year, sets out 25 dedicated actions under five flagships, including on European Innovation Ecosystems.

Looking for municipality from Norway for Interreg ØKS project partnership

Municipality of Vesthimmerland have received funding for a pilot project under bridge buildings call autumn last year for a project - InnoPanTec https://udvikling.vesthimmerland.dk/projekter/innopantec The project is focusing on the senior care sector and hereby as a result of covid-19, approaches, digital solutions, and technologies to ensure higher hygiene in the senior care houses. Project have also approach towards capacity building and education for nurses and ergo therapeutics. Accordingly, we are looking for a Norwegian municipality, department in charge of the senior care sector to…

Lipids – key to the beneficial effects of exercise and the missing piece of Parkinson’s disease pathophysiology

We are international consortium of 3 research groups applying for the EU Joint Programme – Neurodegenerative Disease Research (JPND) “Understanding the mechanisms of non-pharmacological interventions”. The title of our project is “Lipids – key to the beneficial effects of exercise and the missing piece of Parkinson’s disease pathophysiology”. Our project application already passed the first qualification stage and we were invited to submit full proposal.

ERRIN messages for Horizon Europe WIDERA Work Programme 2023-2024

As the Horizon Europe Work Programming for 2023-2024 is currently underway, ERRIN is pleased to share its messages and recommendations on the Horizon Europe WIDERA Work Programme for the coming period.

ERRIN contribution to call for evidence for the new European Innovation Agenda

ERRIN has submitted its messages in response to the European Commission's call for evidence for the development of the new European Innovation Agenda.

Latest Updates

  • By Ewa Chomicz

ERRIN is looking for a Climate Neutral Cities Advisor (deadline: 29 July)

ERRIN is looking for a Climate Neutral Cities Advisor to join its Secretariat! The successful candidate will work to ensure the delivery of the Horizon Europe Mission on Climate-Neutral and Smart Cities by taking part in the activities of the NetZeroCities project. The deadline to apply is 29 July.

  • By Ewa Chomicz

The new European Innovation Agenda unveiled

On 5 July, the European Commission adopted the new European Innovation Agenda with the aim of positioning Europe at the forefront of the new wave of deep tech innovation and start-ups. The document, to which ERRIN submitted input in May this year, sets out 25 dedicated actions under five flagships, including on European Innovation Ecosystems.

  • By Aija Konisevska Azadi

Looking for municipality from Norway for Interreg ØKS project partnership

Municipality of Vesthimmerland have received funding for a pilot project under bridge buildings call autumn last year for a project - InnoPanTec https://udvikling.vesthimmerland.dk/projekter/innopantec The project is focusing on the senior care sector and hereby as a result of covid-19, approaches, digital solutions, and technologies to ensure higher hygiene in the senior care houses. Project have also approach towards capacity building and education for nurses and ergo therapeutics. Accordingly, we are looking for a Norwegian municipality, department in charge of the senior care sector to be able to involve in the project senior nursing homes to test technologies, and exchange knowledge on higher hygiene solutions and approaches.

  • By Magdalena Ujejska

Lipids – key to the beneficial effects of exercise and the missing piece of Parkinson’s disease pathophysiology

We are international consortium of 3 research groups applying for the EU Joint Programme – Neurodegenerative Disease Research (JPND) “Understanding the mechanisms of non-pharmacological interventions”. The title of our project is “Lipids – key to the beneficial effects of exercise and the missing piece of Parkinson’s disease pathophysiology”. Our project application already passed the first qualification stage and we were invited to submit full proposal.

  • By Teresa Vio

ERRIN is looking for a Climate Neutral Cities Advisor (deadline: 15 June)

ERRIN is looking for a Climate Neutral Cities Advisor to join its Secretariat! The successful candidate will work to ensure the delivery of the Horizon Europe Mission on climate-neutral and smart cities by taking part in the activities of the NetZeroCities project. The deadline to apply is 15 June.

  • By Ewa Chomicz

ERRIN messages for Horizon Europe WIDERA Work Programme 2023-2024

As the Horizon Europe Work Programming for 2023-2024 is currently underway, ERRIN is pleased to share its messages and recommendations on the Horizon Europe WIDERA Work Programme for the coming period.