This event is being organised in partnership with the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), the UK Science and Innovation Network in Ireland and the Nordics, and UK National Contact Points (NCPs) from Innovate UK (UKRI).

Webinar recording and slides are now available

Find the slides here.

 

The webinar will be a chance to network and join potential consortia for the Horizon Europe Cluster 1 (Health) Destination 3 (Tackling diseases and reducing disease burden) and Destination 5 (Unlocking the full potential of new tools, technologies and digital solutions for a healthy society) call topics listed below.

This is also an opportunity to learn more about the upcoming Joint Programming Initiative on Antimicrobial Resistance (JPIAMR) Therapeutics Call. on ‘Disrupting drug resistance using innovative design’ (DRUID). We have also included a National Contact Point (NCP) surgery where you can sign up for 1:1 meetings 13:00 – 14:30 GMT via the event’s online meeting system (called meeting mojo). To view the list of NCPs currently intending to take part, click here.

Joint Programming Initiative AMR (JPI AMR) – 2022 Call on Therapeutics

The JPIAMR Therapeutics Call on ‘Disrupting drug resistance using innovative design’ (DRUID) has a total estimated budget of €17 million. The calls involves 26 funding organisations from 17 countries. This includes the UK’s MRCBBSRC and EPSRC, as well as funders from Belgium, Canada, the Czech Republic, Estonia, France, Germany, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland. Partners working in eligible low and middle income countries can also be funded by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida). Further info is available in the call preannouncement (and for UK organisations, there is also an accompanying UKRI preannouncement).

The JPIAMR has also preannounced a ‘Diagnostics and Surveillance Networks’ call which involves funding organisations from 11 countries to date: the UK’s Medical Research Council), as well as funders from Egypt, Estonia, France, Italy, Lithuania, Moldova, the Netherlands, Norway and Spain. Each network coordinator will be able to apply for a maximum of €50,000 for 12 or 24 months period for support of its activities.

Please note: This event is not an information dissemination event, but will focus on the pitching of project ideas and brokering partnerships for European Research and Innovation collaborations and networking. It is focussed on those who have identified specific call topics listed above or at least areas of interest, and are ready to take the next steps, discussing concrete project ideas with potential partners and going forward to a proposal submission. The call topics that we are focussing for this webinar Horizon Europe Cluster 1 (Health) Destination 3 (Tackling diseases and reducing disease burden), Destination 5 (Unlocking the full potential of new tools, technologies and digital solutions for a healthy society) and/or the upcoming JPIAMR Therapeutics Call are also welcome to attend. If you still need support with understanding the Clusters, Work Programmes and scope of call topics, we would like to refer you in the first instance to the recordings from our previous Horizon Europe Cluster Events series and European Commission Infoday on Horizon Europe 2022 Health calls on 28 Oct 2021. The NCP Team and KTN are available to answer your questions and arrange a call separately.

Who can attend?

This event is being organised in partnership with the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), the UK Science and Innovation Network in Ireland and the Nordics, and UK National Contact Points (NCPs) from Innovate UK (UKRI). The event is suitable for anyone with an interest in collaborating in European Research and Innovation projects and who is looking to submit a proposal idea or join a consortium for one of the forthcoming 2022 Horizon Europe Call topics listed above, Horizon Europe Cluster 1 (Health) Destination 3 (Tackling diseases and reducing disease burden), Destination 5 (Unlocking the full potential of new tools, technologies and digital solutions for a healthy society and/or the upcoming JPI AMR Therapeutics Call.

Why should I attend?

This Horizon Europe Tackling Diseases and AMR Webinar will help you find partners from the UK, Ireland, the Nordics and the Netherlands and beyond to form international collaborations and strategic partnerships. The key focus of the events will be to provide hands-on advice to give you the final boost and get you ready for submission into the forthcoming 2022 Horizon Europe calls. There will be the opportunity to present a pitch about your project idea or your capability offering, and you’ll be able to talk to pitch presenters and other delegates in small groups and / or in 1-1 meetings. The UK and European NCP Teams and KTN European Programmes Team will also be available for 1-1 meetings to answer any specific or more confidential questions. Make the most of the pitching and 1-1 meeting opportunities and indicate on your registration form whether you wanted to take advantage of these. (Pitches are subject to space availability and pitches of project ideas in particular will be prioritised. We will contact you to confirm your place post registration.)

Disclaimer

In the case that we exceed capacity for these events, we will prioritise registrants that are working on or planning to work on a Horizon Europe proposal submission, and we reserve the right to limit the numbers of registrants coming from the same organisation.

*Horizon Europe is the current European Funding Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (following on from its predecessor Horizon 2020). It runs for seven years from 2021 to 2027. The total budget for the programme is €95.5 billion. There are six Clusters under Pillar 2: Global Challenges and European Industrial Competitiveness including Cluster 1:Health.

Agenda - Subject to change

Timings are GMT

  • 09:30 – Introduction & Aims of the Day | Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO)
  • 09:40 – Introduction to Horizon Europe | Jane Watkins, KTN
  • 09:50 – Overview of Health work programme (2022 calls under Destination 3. Tackling diseases and reducing disease burden) | Kay Duggan-Walls, Health Research Board (NRB), Ireland
  • 10:05 – Overview of the JPIAMR call | Laura Plant, JPIAMR Secretariat, Swedish Research Council
  • 10:20 – Q&A
  • 10:40 – Case study | Anita Hogg, Medicines Optimisation Innovation Centre (MOIC)
  • 10:50 – How to get ready for Horizon Europe and find the right partners? | Jo Frost, UK Health NCP for Industry, Innovate UK
  • 11:15 – Pitching Sessions
  • 12:30 – Lunch
  • 13:00 – Networking via Meeting Mojo & NCP Surgery