Horizon 2020 Calls on Digital Health: Webinar recording and slides now available

Posted on: 09/08/2019

On the 7th of August KTN hosted a Briefing Webinar on forthcoming Horizon 2020 Digital Health related calls.

The webinar provided background information on various call topics and on support available for both UK and European organisations in how to apply for funding and search for partners. KTN hosted this event on behalf of Innovate UK and was delivered by Jane Watkins, KTN, Stafford Lloyd, National Contact Point for ICT, Innovate UK, Samana Brannigan, Innovation Lead for Precision and Discovery Medicine, Innovate UK, Andy Bleaden, Director, ECHAlliance, and Viola Hay, KTN. The webinar gave an overview of H2020 DIGITAL HEALTH Call topics, and support available for UK organisations in how to apply for funding, as well as information on Brexit and the continuation of UK participation in H2020. This enabled attendees to gain an insight into the benefits of participating, guidelines for preparing a project outline and the support and collaboration tools available.

In summary, the webinar covered:

– Digital Health background and Call topics
– Support for UK Organisations
– UK participation in Horizon 2020


The slides are available to view and download here.

The webinar recording is available to view here.

The collated pitches are available to view here.

Additional available resources (Click to view / download):

H2020 Work Programme 2018-2020 for ICT
H2020 Work Programme 2018-2020 for Health


The next important key dates to note are:

DT-ICT-12-2020: AI for the smart hospital of the future. Competition opens 19 November 2019 and closes 22 April 2020.
SC1-DTH-02-2020: Personalised early risk prediction, prevention and intervention based on Artificial Intelligence and Big Data technologies. Competition opens 19 November 2019 and closes 22 April 2020.
SC1-DTH-04-2020: International cooperation in smart living environments for ageing people. Competition opens 19 November 2019 and closes 22 April 2020.
DT-TDS-04-2020: AI for Genomics and Personalised Medicine. Competition opens 19 November 2019 and closes 22 April 2020.
DT-TDS-05-2020: AI for Health Imaging. Competition opened 9 July 2019 and closes 13 November 2020.


Thursday 5 September 2019, Cardiff
Horizon 2020 information and brokerage event focussing on the opportunities in the Information and Communication Technologies Work Programme 2018-2020, specifically software related Innovation Actions. This event will be delivered in partnership with the Welsh Government, the UK H2020 National Contact Point for ICT and Future and Emerging Technologies, Stafford Lloyd, and the Knowledge Transfer Network. Register here.


Thursday 19 – Friday 20 September 2019, Helsinki
Digital Excellence Forum @ ICT Proposers’ Day 2019 will take place on 19-20 September 2019 at the Messukeskus centre in Helsinki. The event will provide an excellent opportunity to present and discuss the main policy drivers of the digital transformation of European industry and society. It will also present how the EU research & innovation agenda can best contribute to these objectives. The event will also present the Horizon 2020 Work Programme, and serve as a unique networking platform for ICT enthusiasts and professionals.

Innovate UK and KTN are pleased to announce that Travel Support of up to £500 is available for UK-based R&D performing SMEs who wish to attend the above event in Helsinki. Click here to apply.

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