With the principle of research for better health for all at its core, Horizon 2020’s Societal Challenge 1 (SC1) related to Health Demographic Change and Wellbeing focuses on personalised health and care.
Its updated Work Programme 2017 and related call for proposals have been presented in Brussels on occasion of a dedicated info day on July 8th. The overall budget is about € 400 million and covers calls on personalised medicine, including coordination activities, SME instrument and other actions (including InnovFin ID and Birth Day Prize).
The final version of the Work Programme 2017 is planned to be adopted by the end of July.
Regarding the participation of UK entities, the Commission ensured that before and during negotiations under Art. 50, the UK remains a full member of the European Union with all the rights and obligations in the Framework Programmes for Research and Innovation that derive from this, as any other organisation from an EU Member State in a call for proposals or call for tenders.