European funding in Health workshop looking for your ideas!
31-01-2018 :: Mortsel

Organizer: DSP Valley, Flanders Bio

On 31 January and DSP Valley co-organise a seminar/workshop on European funding opportunities for R&D projects in Health. During the event you get an overview of the existing funding programs at European level focusing on health related topics. Horizon2020, Joint Undertakings like IMI and ENIAC and Eureka cluster calls like Penta and Itea will be presented.

Expect a comprehensive overview by experts and companies that will share experiences in submitting and running international projects.

The day ends with two parallel workshops where you receive hands-on “basics” on how to develop a project and set up a research consortium.The workshops are built around concrete research proposals for which YOU can apply. Send us a short abstract of max 400 words including title, scope, research question and foreseen partnership. 


12:00 - 13:00 - Registration & Lunch

13:00 - 13:30 - Regional funding opportunities in health: an overview of VLAIO, EUROSTARS/EUREKA programmes (Kelly Aylward, MINT EUROPE)

13:30 - 14:00 - European Funding instruments (Horizon 2020 & SME Instrument)

(Lyn Venken, Deloitte)

14:00 - 14:30 - IMI and Non European (US) subsidies (NIH & Darpa)

(Katrien Vanherck, CMAST) 

14:30 - 14:45 - Case study NXP Semiconductors (Axel Nackaerts)

14:45 - 15:15 - Coffee Break

15:15 - 16:00 - Pitching session project proposals (5 pitch)

16:00 - 17:00 - Workshops: effective partnership building in setting up collaborative research projects

17:00 - 18:00 - Closing reception

17:00 - 18:00 - Closing reception



Agfa HealthCare, Septestraat 27, 2640 Mortsel  



25 euro for members of & DSP Valley (including academia & government) 

50 euro for non-members


Register here.

This event is the closing event of the XKET4HEALTH-project, funded by VLAIO, and executed by DSP Valley & FlandersBio in collaboration with AnSem, Biocartis, Cochlear and NxP.


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