Working Group Leaders

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

Health

ERRIN’s Health Working Group (WG) supports members with early intelligence and regular updates about EU-level health policy-related issues, regulations, EU programmes and their funding opportunities. Creating opportunities for interregional cooperation in the Health area is one of the WG’s main objectives. The WG is also a vehicle for networking, profile raising and promotion of good practices and projects among health stakeholders in the ERRIN regions.

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Last Working Group Meetings

Last Working Group Meetings

Health & ICT WG meeting on the European Health Data Space: how to unlock its potential?

Health & ICT WG meeting on the European Health Data Space: how to unlock its potential?

Gaia Ialisa Marotta

Following the legislative proposal for the European Health Data Space and in anticipation of the Health Data Regulation, the Health and ICT Working Groups will come together to explore outstanding

Health WG

Health WG meeting: The Innovative Health Initiative (IHI)

Hilary Webb

The Innovative Health Initiative (IHI) is a public-private partnership (PPP) between the European Union and the European life science industries, with the goal of translating health research and

Health WG meeting: Update on the Mission on Cancer

Health WG meeting: Update on the Mission on Cancer

Hilary Webb

The Health Working Group has been closely following the development of the Horizon Europe Mission on Cancer. Following the recent Mission launch and the publication of the Mission Implementation Plan

WG Related Events

WG Related Events

Czech Presidency Conference on Synergies in the Research and Innovation Funding in Europe

As one of the first events in its programme, the Czech Presidency of the Council of the EU will organise a flagship conference "Synergies in the Research and Innovation Funding in Europe" on 7-8 July 2022 in Prague. The conference shall be held as a physical event, but following web streaming will be available. Pre-registration is obligatory.

ERRIN Spring Annual General Meeting 2022

ERRIN's Spring Annual General Meeting will be held this year on 23 June at 15:00-17:30 CEST followed by a networking cocktail from 18:00 CEST. In addition to discussing formal issues and offering an opportunity to network, the event will feature debates around the new European Innovation Agenda.

Mission Cancer: Joining European forces to understand cancer

In the frame of the French Presidency of the Council of the EU, Aviesan and INCA are organising a meeting on the Horizon Europe Mission on Cancer. 

Health & ICT WG meeting on the European Health Data Space: how to unlock its potential?

Following the legislative proposal for the European Health Data Space and in anticipation of the Health Data Regulation, the Health and ICT Working Groups will come together to explore outstanding questions ranging from the financial and legislative, to the conceptual and practical.

IHI kick-off & brokerage event

The Innovative Health Initiative (IHI) will launch its first calls for proposals in June 2022. In anticipation of this, the partnership has published draft versions of the calls and is preparing a one-day, hybrid brokerage event in Brussels on 14 June.

International Conference on Integrated Care 2022 (ICIC22)

The 22nd International Conference on Integrated Care will take place in Odeon in Odense and online from 23 - 25 May. 

WG Documents

WG Documents

ERRIN & EUREGHA joint statement on Horizon Europe Mission on Cancer

Please find attached ERRIN and the network of European Regional and Local Health Authorities (EUREGHA)'s joint statement on the Horizon Europe Mission on Cancer.

Draft statement on Cancer Mission

Further to the Health WG meeting on the Cancer Mission, EUREGHA and ERRIN have decided to address the Cancer Mission Board with a statement to emphasise the role of regions in this mission.

WG Related Content

WG Related Content

Management Board elections 2022 – call for nominations launched!

Every year ERRIN holds elections for the Management Board. You can put forward your candidature for this year’s elections until 17 October.

REGIONS2030: Call for expression of interest - deadline extended

The European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) is inviting European regions to express their interest to contribute to the Pilot Project "REGIONS2030: Monitoring the SDGs in the EU regions - Filling the data gaps", supported by the European Parliament. The deadline for submitting an expression of interest is now extended until 10 October 2022.

DT4REGIONS Ideathon: AI potential in Preventive Health Care

In October 2022, ERRIN's DT4REGIONS project in cooperation with the Helsinki-Uusimaa Regional Council will organise four ideathon workshops for Artificial Intelligence Potential in Preventive Healthcare. We are looking for new ideas how to use AI for preventive healthcare – awards are waiting for the best ones!

Support for Resilience: Supporting resilience and mental wellbeing through the Support for Resilience toolbox for healthcare providers in primary and community care

There is a joint problem in EU’s primary and community care with: a) a lack of healthcare professionals, and b) a major mismatch of capacity and demands causing stress, burnout, uncertainty, and reduced mental health and wellbeing among healthcare workers, leaders, and informal care givers. This challenges the ability of resilient performance and quality in healthcare services, it challenges mental well-being of the health care providers, and increases the risk of patient harm.   This project integrates theories of resilient leadership, individual and organisational resilience in the…

New members of the EU Missions Boards announced

Yesterday the European Commission announced 75 new top experts who will advise on the five EU Missions through serving on their Boards. ERRIN is thrilled that Françoise Guaspare from Île-de-France Europe, one of the Transport Working Group leaders, will join the Mission Board of the Climate-Neutral and Smart Cities Mission.

ERRIN autumn perspectives: R&I policy outlook

The first half of 2022 offered several key policy developments. To kick off the autumn, we propose a short outlook of what will keep ERRIN busy when it comes to the R&I policy perspective.

Latest Updates

  • By Ewa Chomicz

Management Board elections 2022 – call for nominations launched!

Every year ERRIN holds elections for the Management Board. You can put forward your candidature for this year’s elections until 17 October.

  • By Ewa Chomicz

REGIONS2030: Call for expression of interest - deadline extended

The European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) is inviting European regions to express their interest to contribute to the Pilot Project "REGIONS2030: Monitoring the SDGs in the EU regions - Filling the data gaps", supported by the European Parliament. The deadline for submitting an expression of interest is now extended until 10 October 2022.

  • By Rodolphe Doité

DT4REGIONS Ideathon: AI potential in Preventive Health Care

In October 2022, ERRIN's DT4REGIONS project in cooperation with the Helsinki-Uusimaa Regional Council will organise four ideathon workshops for Artificial Intelligence Potential in Preventive Healthcare. We are looking for new ideas how to use AI for preventive healthcare – awards are waiting for the best ones!

  • By Eva Damm

Research in Saxony - Regional foresight and innovation ecosystems

The Free State of Saxony is interested in contact with other European regional authorities with experiences in regional foresight/ strategy processes and regional innovation ecosystems in the fields of AI, Quantum Technologies and Personalised Medicine/ Life Sciences.

  • By Helga Aunemo

Support for Resilience: Supporting resilience and mental wellbeing through the Support for Resilience toolbox for healthcare providers in primary and community care

There is a joint problem in EU’s primary and community care with: a) a lack of healthcare professionals, and b) a major mismatch of capacity and demands causing stress, burnout, uncertainty, and reduced mental health and wellbeing among healthcare workers, leaders, and informal care givers. This challenges the ability of resilient performance and quality in healthcare services, it challenges mental well-being of the health care providers, and increases the risk of patient harm.   This project integrates theories of resilient leadership, individual and organisational resilience in the development of an evidence-based toolbox aimed at primary and community care. The purpose is to support healthcare leaders, healthcare workers and informal caregivers with a capacity to create resilience and mental wellbeing in their work of caring for patients. The Support for Resilience toolbox is a set of highly adaptable supporting tools, aimed for use by healthcare leaders, healthcare workers and informal care givers in primary and community care in different times and spaces.

  • By Ewa Chomicz

Call for regional examples for the ICT WG meeting on digital transformation of public services

The ERRIN ICT Working Group is looking for regional examples for its upcoming networking session on the digital transformation of public services in different thematic areas. The meeting will take place in person on 13 October from 16:00-19:00 in Brussels. The call for examples will be open until 4 October.