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Stage 2 of Health Cluster two-stage calls (2022) - Generalised feedback in view of preparing full proposal

In order to best ensure equal treatment, successful stage 1 applicants do not receive the evaluation summary reports (ESRs) for their proposals, but this generalised feedback with information and tips for preparing the full proposal. HLTH-2022-STAYHLTH-01-two-stage  Information & tipsMain suggestions to stage 2 applicants: The proposal should address all the individual sub-criteria under in the appropriate section of the proposal. The methodology, inter-disciplinarily, current state of the art and – where relevant – use of AI should be clearly described. Where relevant, aspects such as robustness of co-design, stigmatisation, pilot data and other feasibility data should be addressed in a satisfactory level of detail. Overall impacts and how they can be reached should be clearly described. Where relevant, prevention of obesity evidence, primary prevention and secondary prevention should be considered - actions for people who are at greater risk than the average of becoming obese or timely prevention or how to implement the existing evidence. If the proposal contains clinical studies, please read carefully the definition and guidance on the template ‘Information on clinical studies' published on the call page in the Participant Portal (https://ec.europa.eu/info/funding-tenders/opportunities/docs/2021-2027/horizon/temp-form/af/information-on-clinical-studies_he_en.docx) and remember to upload the template filled in when submitting your proposal.   HORIZON-HLTH-2022-DISEASE-06-two-stage   Information & tips Main suggestions to stage 2 applicants: The proposal should address all the individual sub-criteria under in the appropriate section of the proposal. The methodology, current state of the art and – where relevant – use of AI should be clearly described. Where relevant, preliminary data (even if unpublished) should be presented. Where relevant, detailed information on epitopes should be given. If the proposal contains clinical studies, please read carefully the definition and guidance on the template ‘Information on clinical studies' published on the call page in the Participant Portal (https://ec.europa.eu/info/funding-tenders/opportunities/docs/2021-2027/horizon/temp-form/af/information-on-clinical-studies_he_en.docx) and remember to upload the template filled in when submitting your proposal   HORIZON-HLTH-2022-TOOL-12-two-stage Information & tipsMain suggestions to stage 2 applicants: The proposal should address all the individual sub-criteria under in the appropriate section of the proposal. The methodology, current state of the art and – where relevant – use of AI should be clearly described. The quality of data and standards should be emphasised. If the proposal contains clinical studies, please read carefully the definition and guidance on the template ‘Information on clinical studies' published on the call page in the Participant Portal (https://ec.europa.eu/info/funding-tenders/opportunities/docs/2021-2027/horizon/temp-form/af/information-on-clinical-studies_he_en.docx) and remember to upload the template filled in when submitting your proposal.   In stage 2 off all above mentioned proposals, there will be a chance to address or clarify these issues. Please bear in mind that the  full proposal will now be evaluated more in-depth and possibly by a new group of outside experts.Please make sure that the full proposal is consistent with your short outline proposal. It may not differ substantially. The project must remain the same. Source: Funding and Tender Portal

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Innovative Health Initiative: First calls for proposals are open

The Innovative Health Initiative (IHI) has launched its first calls for proposals, with topics on diseases such as cancer, cardiovascular diseases and neurodegenerative diseases, as well as cross-cutting issues like health data and early stage studies of medical devices. Deadline for submitting proposals is 20 September 2022.Herewith the overview of open call topics: IHI Call 1 - single-stage (HORIZON-JU-IHI-2022-01-single-stage) Topic 1: An innovative decision-support system for improved care pathways for patients with neurodegenerative diseases and comorbidities Topic 2: Next generation imaging and image-guided diagnosis and therapy for cancer Topic 3: Personalised oncology: innovative people centred, multi-modal therapies against cancer Topic 4: Access and integration of heterogeneous health data for improved healthcare in disease areas of high unmet public health need IHI Call 2 - two-stage (HORIZON-JU-IHI-2022-02-two-stage) Topic 1: Cardiovascular diseases - improved prediction, prevention, diagnosis, and monitoring  Topic 2: Setting up a harmonised methodology to promote uptake of early feasibility studies for clinical and innovation excellence in the European Union The press release on the launch of the calls is available here. Webinars on all call topics as well as on the IHI rules & procedures and on fincancial aspects are available here.  Any questions? Contact applicants@ihi.europa.eu   

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Info Session: Information Session on Civil Security for Society and European Defence Fund

On July 7th 2022, NCP Flanders organises an info session on security-related topics within the European Defence Fund, Horizon Europe (Civil Security for Society) and Digital Europe (Cybersecurity). The session aims to provide an overview on funding opportunities for researchers, companies and practitioners. Calls for the European Defence Fund are expected to be published by June 9th 2022 and calls for projects on Civil Security for Society under Horizon Europe are expected to open on June 30th  2022. The next cybersecurity calls under Digital Europe are foreseen to open at the end of September 2022. Preliminary agenda: 11.00 -11.05         Introduction – Mark Antonissen, NCP Flanders 11.05-11.30          European Defence Fund – Mark Antonissen, NCP Flanders                             Presentation and Q&A 11.30-12.00          Horizon Europe: Civil Security in Society & Digital Europe: Cybersecurity -                              Marie Timmermann, NCP Flanders                             Presentation and Q&A 12.00-12.10          Development of work programmes -                             Paris Van Paesschen, Department of Economics, Science & Innovation (Departement EWI) 12.10-12.30          Q&A The info session will take place online. Language: The event will be held in English. Participation to this webinar is free, but registration via this link is mandatory and open until 1 July. You have the possibility to write any question you might have at this stage in the registration form. Please take this opportunity, as all the questions raised beforehand will be addressed in the relevant presentations.

Testimonial

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Circusol - Circular Business Models for the Solar Power

Circusol is an Innovation Action project funded under a cross-cutting work programme part of Horizon 2020. Circusol aims at unleashing the full potential of circular business models, in particular Product-Service Systems, in simultaneously delivering real environmental, economic and user benefits. By that, Circusol aims to establish solar power as a spearhead sector in demonstrating a path driven by service-based businesses towards a circular economy in Europe.

A strong Flemish partnership in new Horizon 2020 project on circular economy business demonstrators, including VITO (Coordinator), IMEC, Ecopower cvba, Futech bvba, PV Cycle aisbl and Daidalos Peutz bvba.

 

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