B2B Meetings


30 May 2012 - Fit for Health and Health-NCP-Net
FP7 Health Partnering event - Brussels, Belgium



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 what makes a good consortium and give researchers from SME and academia interested in SME-targeted topics and those from countries outside Europe 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 organising projects for personalised support and information.


This Partnering event will target a wide spectrum of companies, universities and researchers from Europe interested in sharing new project ideas and finding collaboration partners and will be focused on the following challenge of the FP7 Health Call.

Main topics

  • Biotechnology, generic tools and medical technologies for human health
  • Translating research for human health
  • Optimising the delivery of healthcare to European citizens
  • Other actions across the Health theme

Why to participate?

  • to facilitate the setup of FP7 project consortia
  • to present, discuss and develop new project ideas on Health at int. level
  • to initiate cross-border contacts

Who should participate? 

  • SMEs
  • researchers
  • pharma companies
  • patient organizations
    interested in 7th Health FP7 call participation and willing to extend their international reaserch collaboration.

Priority in reservation will be granted to SMEs and research organisation with identified expertise profiles and project applications initiatives.

Flash Presentations

Researchers and entrepreneurs are also invited to present their project ideas for the Health Theme in FP7, in particular for the upcoming 7th Health Call, in "Flash Presentations" (preferably presented by prospective coordinators).

Flash presentations are strictly limited to 5 minutes, the deadline for flagging interest in flash presentation is April 27th, 2012.

The event presentations, including flash presentations, are available in Presentations tab

Event language: English
Costs:                Free of charge

Dates for your diary

27 April Deadline for flagging interest  in flash presentations
29 April, 11 PM Deadline for registration
7 – 21 May Online scheduling of face-to-face bilateral meetings
23 May Individual meeting schedules finalised and distributed
30 May 09:00 - 12:00 - Consortium building  and flash presentations
12:00 - 13:00 - Networking lunch
13:00 - 17:00 - Bilateral Meetings


Do you intend to prepare a proposal for "Health"
in the 7th Framework Programme?

The next Call is approaching in July 2012 and will have deadlines in autumn 2012.
FP7 Health 2013 Orientation paper is now available here

On May 29th 2012, the European Commission organises an FP7 Health Information Day (see





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