Health, Demographic Change & Wellbeing

Challenge in Horizon 2020

Do you intend to prepare a proposal for the 2017 call in Horizon 2020 for Health?

On the 8th of July 2016, the European Commission is organizing an Open Info Day dedicated to “Health, Demographic Change & Wellbeing (SC1)” challenge in Horizon 2020 and focusing on the 2017 call.

One day before, on the 7th of July 2016, Health NCP Net 2.0 and Fit for Health 2.0 are organizing a free of charge Partnering event meant to assist you in finding the right partners for the upcoming 2017 calls. The launch of the 2017 call is planned for the 29th of July 2016, having the first deadline on the 4th of October 2016, therefore this would be a good opportunity for your institution to identify the proper consortium partners.

The recordings of all morning sessions can be viewed at the links below:

  • Plenary session and Session 1 (flash presentations): here
  • Session 2 (flash presentations): here

All presentations are available as well:



M2M + Symposium

Find cooperation partners for the upcoming H2020 health calls.


M2M + Symposium

Present your project in a 5 min flash presentation to a highly commited audience

7 July 2016 - Fit for Health 2.0 and Health-NCP-Net 2.0

Horizon 2020 Health Partnering Day

This Partnering event will be dedicated to consortium building. The main part of the day is dedicated to bilateral meetings between persons interested in the same call area.
A surrounding programme will provide information on support measures for Health projects and give researchers and entrepreneurs from the Health and ICT areas a platform to present their project ideas in 5-minute presentations.
Bilateral meetings will be arranged automatically by a sophisticated, user-friendly match-making tool following indication of interests in specific call areas by participants. Additionally, to bilateral meetings among potential project partners, participants will have the option to meet with representatives of support initiatives and members of the organizing projects for personalized support and information.



This Partnering event will target a wide spectrum of companies, universities and researchers from Europe and beyond interested in sharing new project ideas and finding collaboration partners and will be focused on the following challenge of the Horizon 2020 Health Call.


Main topics

  • Understanding health, well-being & disease
  • Preventing disease
  • Treating and managing diseases
  • Active ageing and self-management of health
  • Methods and data
  • Coordination activities
  • Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) in health projects
  • Sustainable food security – health aspects

Why to participate

  • to facilitate the setup of Horizon 2020 project consortia
  • to present, discuss and develop new project ideas on Health at an international level
  • to initiate cross-border contacts


Priority in participation will be granted to entrepreneurs and research organizations with identified expertise profiles and project applications initiatives. The participation is limited to 2 persons representing the same department/organization.


Supported by

closed since 2 Jun 2016
Registration 3 May – 2 Jun
Meeting Selection 8 Jun – 1 Jul
Event 7 Jul
Language English
Venue Rue Froissart 36
Bruxelles, Belgium
Bilateral Meetings
Participants 225
Meetings 640
Armenia 1
Austria 7
Belarus 1
Belgium 33
Bulgaria 1
Croatia 3
Czech Republic 1
Denmark 3
Finland 5
France 10
Germany 15
Greece 8
Hungary 4
Ireland 5
Israel 2
Italy 37
Latvia 1
Lithuania 3
Luxembourg 5
Netherlands 13
Norway 3
Poland 9
Portugal 6
Romania 9
Slovenia 1
Spain 42
Switzerland 2
Turkey 19
Ukraine 1
United Kingdom 7
United States 1
Total 258
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After Event 17342