Working Group Leaders

Representatives of Brussels-based offices leading the work of Health Working Group.

Henriette Hansen

Leader

Henriette Hansen

South Denmark

Health WG Leader

Leader

Lucie Durocher

Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur

Christina Teik

Leader

Christina Teik

Greater Copenhagen EU Office

Health

The ERRIN Health Working Group aims to support WG members with early intelligence, regular updates, about EU level health policy-related issues, funding opportunities for them to function as project facilitators towards their regional stakeholders. The Health working group works as a means to create collaboration between the members in order to develop common EU projects. WG is also a vehicle for profile raising and promotion of good practices, projects within the regions. Members are invited to put forward their relevant proposals and use each meeting to share their partner searches for their on-going/upcoming initiatives with their peers.

Last Working Group Meetings

Last Working Group Meetings

health WG

Health WG Meeting: Horizon Europe mission on Cancer - information session

Gaia Ialisa Marotta

Cancer affects everyone regardless of age, gender or social status and represents a tremendous burden for patients, families, and societies at large. Among the new five research and innovation

Health/ICT

Health and ICT WG meeting: Telemedicine as an answer to the current challenges

Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

Telemedicine as a distribution of health-related services using information and communication technologies (ICT) allows long-distance diagnostics, interventions and monitoring. While still being

WG Events

WG Events

Halmstad University Health Innovation Day 2020

Halmstad University will host its Health Innovation Day 2020 in September, a chance to tackle the healthcare challenges of today.

Symposium on ethical aspects of digital solutions in nursing care

The Institute of History and Ethics of Medicine has organised a symposium on the ethical aspects of digital nursing solutions, which will take place in Germany this September.

No one size fits all: artificial intelligence as key technologgy for personalised medicine

The representation of the State of Baden-Württemberg to the European Union is hosting a webinar on the topic of AI and personalised medicine.

Health WG Meeting: Horizon Europe mission on Cancer - information session

The Health WG meeting will focus on the development process of the mission, which will be presented by Tomi Makela, Research Director at the Helsinki Institute of Life Science HiLIFE who takes part of the Mission Board on cancer.

More Years Better Lives infosession on equality and well-being calls

The Joint Programming Initiative More Years Better Lives (JPI MYBL) is hosting an online information session on its current call for proposals on equality and well-being. 

Procurement: Responding to COVID-19

This webinar will ask how Innovation in Procurement (IP) can bridge these gaps and how it cam concretely help in the response to the COVID-19 challenge. 

WG Related Content

WG Related Content

Commission's scientific advisors publish opinion 'Adapatation to climate change-related health effects'

The opinion contains advice and recommendations on how the EU can intervene to prepare the health sector, and wider society, for a resilient approach to the effects of climate change on health. 

Update from the ERRIN Secretariat – Our work policy

As Belgium moves away from confinement, the ERRIN Secretariat has developed a new work policy with necessary safety measures in line with national guidelines for the coming months.

€314 million granted to innovative commpanies to fight virus & support recovery

The European Innovation Council (EIC)'s Accelerator Pilot has awarded €166 million to 36 companies fighting the coronavirus pandemic.

MSCA-IF: Halmstad University Sweden - Chronic inflammatory diseases and exercise

The School of Business, Engineering and Science at Halmstad University invites one or several experienced researchers (has a Ph.D.) of any nationality to develop a collaborative MSCA Individual Fellowship application within the European Commission’s H2020 program. Applicants may not have resided, worked, or studied in Sweden for more than 12 months in the 3 years prior to the call deadline.

Next Generation EU proposed as recovery programme in new EU budget

The European Commission has put forward its proposal for the recovery plan, Next Generation EU, which will be included within the long-term EU budget. The recovery instrument should ensure the sustainable, inclusive and fair recovery for the EU.

Farm to Fork Strategy

The Farm to Fork Strategy aims for healthy and sustainable EU food system. The main priorities focus on tackling the climate change, preserving the biodiversity, protecting the environment, and enhancing access to healthy organic food.

Latest Updates

  • By Hilary Webb

Commission's scientific advisors publish opinion 'Adapatation to climate change-related health effects'

The opinion contains advice and recommendations on how the EU can intervene to prepare the health sector, and wider society, for a resilient approach to the effects of climate change on health. 

  • By Rickard Eksten

Lund University launches COVID Symptom Tracker app

Please write a short summary.Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have launched a free app to help map the spread of infection in Sweden and increase knowledge of the coronavirus. “Data from the app will give us a clearer picture of the development of the disease and why some people only experience mild symptoms while others get seriously ill and die”, says Paul Franks, professor of genetic epidemiology.

  • By Gaia Ialisa Marotta

Care and care technology experts wanted for an interactive workshop

The Joint Programming Initiative (JPI) "More Years, Better Lives is organising an interactive, participatory workshop to discuss with experts what "good care and support”  means and what role new technologies play into this notion.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

Update from the ERRIN Secretariat – Our work policy

As Belgium moves away from confinement, the ERRIN Secretariat has developed a new work policy with necessary safety measures in line with national guidelines for the coming months.

  • By Lars Ola Nilsson

MSCA-IF: Halmstad University Sweden - Chronic inflammatory diseases and exercise

The School of Business, Engineering and Science at Halmstad University invites one or several experienced researchers (has a Ph.D.) of any nationality to develop a collaborative MSCA Individual Fellowship application within the European Commission’s H2020 program. Applicants may not have resided, worked, or studied in Sweden for more than 12 months in the 3 years prior to the call deadline.

  • By Hilary Webb

€314 million granted to innovative commpanies to fight virus & support recovery

The European Innovation Council (EIC)'s Accelerator Pilot has awarded €166 million to 36 companies fighting the coronavirus pandemic.