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H2020’s upcoming BHC calls: Time to take action!

June 15 2018

BHC calls (“Better health and care, economic growth and sustainable health systems") are a large component of Horizon 2020’s topic of ‘Health, demographic change and wellbeing’. Soon, the new calls will be opened, with its first stage deadlines on October 2nd, 2018. What are these calls about and how can you prepare best?

Overview of calls

On July 26th, several BHC calls will be opened for submission of pre-proposals. As has been the case in previous rounds, the topic per call is very specific and includes its own set of conditions. Below you can find an overview of the calls, and more specific information per call can be found in our Life Sciences Funding Database. Take a look if any of these calls are of interest to your research, and take action now!

Call Max. amount to apply for (€) Consortium Main objectives
Understanding causative mechanisms in co- and multimorbidities
6 mil At least three independent legal entities. SME participation is highly encouraged Integrating fundamental, pre-clinical and clinical research to identify and validate causative mechanisms
Systems approaches for the discovery of combinatorial therapies for complex disorders
6 mil At least three independent legal entities. SME participation is highly encouraged Understanding of the pathophysiology (NO late stage clinical trials)
Stratified host-directed approaches to improve prevention, treatment and/or cure of infectious diseases
10 mil At least three independent legal entities.

Demonstrate efficacy of emerging drug and/or vaccine development through (pre)clinical research

Mental health in the workplace
4 mil At least three independent legal entities. Develop and implement interventions
Demonstration pilots for implementation of personalised medicine in healthcare
20 mil At least three independent legal entities. Show benefit of personalised medicin

Take action Now

Prepare yourself for the upcoming calls by reading up on our expert’s tips about writing grant proposals in our ttopstart academy knowledge hub. Here you can find several resources on general grant writing tips, saving time during grant writing, and how to enhance specific components of the proposal such as implementation and impact.

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The ttopstart experts have developed best-practices based on extensive experience in developing grant applications and project management. To get more personal support in developing a funding strategy, grant writing, or consortium building, reach out to us to find out more! We are specialised in full-cycle support and aim to transform healthcare, together.

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