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 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 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

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. 

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

This joint WG meeting will look at telemedicine as an opportunity for the future and as a phenomenon in the context of the current crisis.

SAPHIRe online workshop - Exit strategies for COVID-19 lockdown: what role do regions play?

As governments and regional authorities begin to roll out their coronavirus lockdown exit strategies, SAPHIRe is hosting an interactive workshop to help regions gain a better understanding of how to tackle these challenges.

Online Science Evening - From Alzheimer´s disease therapy to COVID-19 prevention

The Slovak Liaison Office for Research and Development is hosting an online informal lecture by Norbert Žilka, PhD titled 'From Alzheimer`s disease therapy to COVID-19 prevention - When an out-of-the box vaccine approach can stop a global pandemic'.

European hospitals & COVID-19: reacting and adapting

As health systems across Europe dramatically change to adapt to the coronavirus crisis, an upcoming workshop asks "do managers have access to the information and resources they need in order to create best practices and process change for the future?"

The future of DIHs & reference sites in the digital transformation of health & care in the EU

The European Commission is to host a webinar on the role of Digital Innovation Hubs (DIHs) and Reference sites in the digital transformation of health and care in the EU.

WG Related Content

WG Related Content

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.

€56 million available for coronavirus solutions

A new call has launched, making €56 million available for medical technologies, digital tools and Artificial Intelligence (AI) that can offer solutions to the coronavirus crisis.

European Green Deal call - have your say!

Help shape the call by taking part in the surveys for each of the 11 areas. Deadline 3 June 2020.

Commission to fund 8 coronavirus research projects through IMI

The Commission has increased its financial commitment to the Innovative Medicines Initiative to €72 million in order to fund eight projects focussed on coronavirus diagnostics and treatment.

Commission to help expedite recognition of health workers' qualifications

The European Commission has released a communication with guidance on how to address the shortage of health workers caused by the coronavirus crisis.

117 solutions identified during #EUvsVirus Hackathon

117 solutions to tackle the coronavirus have been selected as the winners of the #EUvsVirus Hackathon.

Latest Updates

  • 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 Ilaria d'Auria

Provide a regional example for the Spring AGM Policy Debate

Can your region be an example of how the COVID-19 recovery has shifted priorities, putting the green transition and research and innovation at the core of your strategy? We encourage you to get in touch with us as we are looking for regional cases to feed into the policy debate.

  • By Gaia Ialisa Marotta

Interest in joining cohort/consortium under the call for proposals SC1-PHE-CORONAVIRUS-2020-2D and/or SC1-PHE-CORONAVIRUS-2020-2E

The CY-Biobank Center of Excellence in Biobanking and Biomedical Research in Cyprus is looking to be part of a cohort/ consortium under the calls for proposals SC1-PHE-CORONAVIRUS-2020-2D and/or SC1-PHE-CORONAVIRUS-2020-2E.

  • By Hilary Webb

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.

  • By Hilary Webb

Flanders' Care & E.E.N. platform designated best practice by EC

The European Commission has identified the Flemish platform 'Care & Industry together against CORONA!' as a best practice.

  • By Gaia Ialisa Marotta

Submit your workshop proposal for the 20201AAL Forum

The  Friuli Venezia Giulia Region, as co-organizer of the 2021 edition of the AAL Forum, which will be held in Trieste from May 10th  to 12th, is glad to invite you to submit your workshop proposal to create discussions and promote new ways of approaching either of the four tracks of the upcoming AAL Forum.