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Horizon 2020 Funding Opportunities for Innovative Health Solutions

This session will cover funding opportunities in Horizon 2020 focusing on different aspects of health. The scope ranges from prevention, diagnosis, stratified approaches, predictive toxicology, and development of novel and repurposed therapeutic approaches, including medical technologies and advanced therapies, cohorts and registries-based research, to integration of care and systemic digital solutions for health and ageing well.

When: 16 May 2019, 12:00–14:00

LocationEPFL, MED 2 1522 

Targeted Audience : EPFL/UNIL/HES-SO scientists and external researchers, SMEs/Start-ups and larger companies

Fee: This workshop is free of charge but registration is compulsory.



12:00 Welcome introduction
Kelly McClary, Programme Manager, Euresearch Office EPFL
12:05 H2020 Health Funding Opportunities
Sasha Hugentobler, National Contact Point Health, Euresearch
12:30 H2020 EPFL Testimonials: Projects DeepHealth, MANGO, RECIPE
Prof. David Atienza, Embedded Systems Laboratory (ESL), EPFL
12:45 H2020 HES-SO Testimonial
Prof. Elena Mugellini, Head of HumanTech Institute at HEIA-FR and participant of NESTORE
13:00 H2020 Business Testimonial: Preparing and Running a Collaborative Health H2020 Project: an SME Perspective on Challenges and Benefits
Sylvain Fleury, Chief Scientific Officer, Mymetics SA
13:15 H2020 for businesses: an overview on relevant opportunities and financing
Irina Sakharova, Company Advisor, Euresearch Region Lausanne/Vaud
13:30 Speed presentation of participants to participants: A game to introduce EPFL/UNIL/HES-SO scientists to external researchers: each person presents their project idea to the other within 60 seconds!
Kelly McClary, Programme Manager, Euresearch Office EPFL
13:50–14:00 Q&A session

For any question, don’t hesitate to contact

Irina Sakharova Quitt – irina.sakharova@euresearch.ch
Euresearch Companies Advisor Region Vaud
c/o Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne – EPFL
Vice-présidence pour l’Innovation (VPI)
EPFL Innovation Park | Bâtiment J | 1015 Lausanne
Phone: +41216933723