Working Group Leaders

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

Henriette Hansen


Henriette Hansen

South Denmark

Health WG Leader


Lucie Durocher

Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur

Christina Teik


Christina Teik

Greater Copenhagen EU Office


The aim of the ERRIN Health Working Group is to support TWG members with anticipations, updated information, clarification and knowledge on EU level health research related issues, in order for them to function as project facilitators towards their regional stakeholders. The Health working group will function as a means to create collaboration between the members in order to develop common EU projects.

Last Working Group Meetings

Last Working Group Meetings


Health WG Meeting on project opportunities for Regions after 2020 + Planning Meeting

Gaia Ialisa Marotta

We are pleased to invite you to our upcoming meeting on health-related project opportunities for Regions after 2020 on the 16th of January 2020. The meeting will also be an occasion to plan the 2020

Health WG

Health WG Meeting on Personalised Medicine


There is still a need to realise the potential of personalised medicine to ensure better prevention and care. The ERRIN health meeting will explore existing ecosystems, strategies and initiatives

WG Events

WG Events

Invitation FILO project - Fighting Against Loneliness, final conference

Society is challenged by a growing number of ageing people that live longer, age in place and feel lonely. Loneliness is a heterogenic problem. Many interventions have been developed to address loneliness. Due to the complexity of loneliness it is not easy for professionals to identify suitable interventions and to implement them. So what can be done? And which knowledge is essential? In order to learn from each other, six European Cities /Countries have exchanged good practices in addressing loneliness among elderly (Nacka Sweden, Marseille France, Venice Italy, Crete Greece, Roeselare…

Health WG Meeting on Personalised Medicine

There is still a need to realise the potential of personalised medicine to ensure better prevention and care. The ERRIN health meeting will explore existing ecosystems, strategies and initiatives that ensure the development and implementation of personalised medicine for the benefit of the citizens.   Please notify us if you wish to make a prepared “proposal pitch” (looking for partners and competences from other regions for EU-project proposals)

Co-creating Welfare Seminar

The Co-creating Welfare project was created to serve local welfare services like elderly homes, hospitals and schools, that want to work in a closer dialogue with citizens to co-create future welfare services. The Co-creating Welfare project has developed training course material as well as a co-creation concept with guidelines, good practice examples and recommendations, which can help local welfare services to run co-creating processes with citizens and develop welfare services that correspond better to the citizens’ needs, and therefore are more sustainable. Within the…

Health WG Meeting: Uptake of Innovation in Hospitals through Skills Development

Uptake of Innovation in Hospitals through Skills Development The demographic issue of the ageing society is one of the key challenges facing the European society today. The health care sector needs to change and to integrate innovative solutions in order to cope – but new technology demands new skills. This event will focus on innovation in hospitals and the crucial need for continuous skill development of healthcare professionals. The event will consist of three key speakers followed by a panel discussion with the opportunity for extensive audience participation. The speakers and panellists…

Flanders demonstrates: Cooperation between Industry & Healthcare through integrated business models

Flanders Innovation and Entrepreneurship and POM West-Flanders are joining forces to provide policymakers with new tools that can keep our healthcare affordable and sustainable. That is why we present you the potential of new business models in the healthcare economy in the Flemish Parliament on May 28.  The aim is to make policy makers in Flanders, Europe and Internationally aware of the importance of cross-sectoral cooperation between companies and health actors in order to respond to tomorrow's needs. New, integrated business models offer the framework that is needed to develop and launch…

EIP on AHA new call for Reference Sites - online early intelligence information session

The European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing is launching a new call for Reference Sites at the end of May. Thanks to ERRIN’s participation in the WE4AHA consortium, we are proposing an online early intelligence information session to the interested ERRIN members about the call on 20/05 from 14:30. Please register below. We will communicate the call-in coordinates to the registered participants only. If you have any questions, please send an email to .   

WG Related Content

WG Related Content

[urgent] looking for Private Partner - Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions - Innovative Training Networks (ITN) type ETN, Call 2019 for hosting, training and seconding early stage researchers

  The Project Development of an innovative nanotechnology strategy to combat potentially counterfeit drugs The pharmaceutical industry impacts countless lives around the world by researching and developing lifesaving and life-enhancing products. Operating sustainably is reflected in a commitment to supply high-quality and safe products, while developing new and improved therapies to address unmet medical needs.  In this context, project aims to design anti-counterfeit sustainable strategies based on nanotechnology, to combat this global threat to public health and help ensure the integrity of…

SC1-DTH-05-2019: Large scale implementation of digital innovation for health and care in an ageing society

The Highly Specialized Rehabilitation Hospital is a hybrid entity (private company 100% owned by public authorities) providing ordinary and outpatient treatments for patients needing rehabilitation projects for diverse disabilities, temporary and permanent, with a different scale of complexity, clinical and nursing needs. Throughout the time, the hospital has reinforced its leading role within the field of highly specialized rehabilitation with a focus on cardiovascular, neuromotor, musculo-skeletal, pneumological and sever brain injuries, for 1.5 million local and out-the-Region patients.…

Call for Abstracts- EHMA 2019

The European Health Management Association (EHMA) will be holding its Annual Conference ( ) in Espoo, Finland from 17 – 19 June 2019 on the theme of ‘Health Management 2.0’ in collaboration with the Helsinki University Hospital (HUS) and the National Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland. The event will give participants the opportunity to learn about the challenges, new skills, share ideas and acquire effective practices on health management. The event will cover such areas as leadership, skills and competencies, innovation, planning within the six sub-themes on Systems…

Obesity and mental health policy

Are you into food-related consumer behaviour? Are you interested to take or propose actions to prevent and treat depression through nutritional strategies? Then the MOODFOOD project invites you to discuss how the research results coming from the project could be implemented in the region. Public administration/ innovation cluster/ patient representatives can get reimbursement of their travel costs to the expert workshop (250€/person). If you are interested, please get in touch with  

Invitation for Regions and Organisations engaged in Integrated Care to participate in assessing the test-retest reliability of the SCIROCCO tool

The SCIROCCO Consortium would like to invite you to test the SCIROCCO self-assessment tool for integrated care and contribute to further validation of the Tool.  The objective of this testing process is to assess to what extent SCIROCCO tool measure what it is designed for and reliability of the measurements. This will not take much of your time as answering the questionnaire takes approximately 10-15 minutes to complete. By contributing to it, you will have an opportunity to reflect on various contextual aspects of your health and care system and assess its readiness to support the scaling-…

Promoting the use of physical activity as a tool to address anxiety and improve educational attainment

Suffolk County Council, England, is looking to work with European partners to explore and promote the use of physical activity as a tool to address anxiety and improve educational attainment amongst pupils aged 14-16 years who are undertaking exams. Following on from current small scale pilot work with a single cohort (around 25 students) in the county Suffolk County Council would like to build on the results of this to test opportunities for stakeholders to more effectively integrate physical activity into school settings to achieve positive outcomes in the areas mentioned amongst this age…

Latest Updates

  • By Hilary Webb

Invented and made in Europe: Healthcare innovation roundtable

A roundtable on healthcare innovation will take place at the Hungarian Representation to the EU next week, with a focus on Europe's potential to invent, manufacture and benefit from biomedical achievements.

  • By Hilary Webb

I2M seek IT companies targeting the AHA market

I2M is looking for organisations working in specific areas of elderly care for a matchmaking event in February.

  • By Aki Ishiwa

State of art gender medicine in Italy and European challenges

The conference aims at presenting the research and application of gender medicine in Italy.

  • By Andrea Nogova

SME/Company working in the field of BioChemTech, Healthcare, NanoMaterials

The consortium aims to develop a multifunctional antibacterial wound dressing that will be relevant for tissue regeneration of diabetic foot ulcers. Our objective is the four-fold integration in a single wound dressing of potent antibacterial, wound exudate and malodour secretions absorbing and regenerative actions.

  • By Hilary Webb

AAL Info Day 2020

AAL are hosting an information day in Vienna to introduce prospective participants to its 2020 call.

  • By Hilary Webb

Successful adoption of healthcare innovation - EHTEL 2019 Satellite Session

I2M is gathering digital health leaders to discuss constraints and solutions to successfully adopted innovation for the event 'Successful adoption of healthcare innovation: the active and healthy ageing market'.