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This webinar will give an overview of Horizon 2020 (H2020)* Infectious Diseases and Improving Global Health related Call topics, background information and support available for both UK and European organisations in how to apply for funding and search for partners. There is also the opportunity for organisations to give a short pitch about their project ideas or expertise relevant to the topics during the webinar. If you wish to do so, please submit your pitch (template below) to natalie.withenshaw@ktn-uk.org by 20th September 2019.

Webinar Date: 18th October 2019

Webinar Start Time: 12:00 (UK) / 13:00 (CEST)

The following Call Topics will be included (deadline April 2020):

SC1-BHC-17-2020 Global Alliance fro Chronic Diseases (GACD) Prevention and /or early diagnosis of cancer

SC1-BHC-20A-2020 Pre-commercial procurement (PCP) for integrated care solutions

SC1-BHC-20B-2020 Public procurement of innovative solutions (PPI) for diagnostics for infectious diseases

SC1-BHC-34-2020 New approaches for clinical management and prevention of resistant bacteria infections in high prevalence settings

SC1-BHC-35-2020 Creation of a European wide sustainable network for harmonised large-scale clinical research studies for infectious diseases

Information from your registration may be shared with organisers of the webinar including and external to KTN.


– Introduction: Jane Watkins, Knowledge Transfer Manager - European Programmes, KTN (5 mins)

Medicines Discovery catapult: Mark Samuels, Chief Business and Strategy Officer (10 mins)

– H2020 Infectious disease, Background and Call topics, Samana Brannigan, H2020 National Contact Point for Health, Innovate UK (30 mins)

– UK Participation in Horizon 2020, Stephen Alexander H2020 National Contact Point Legal and Finance (15 mins)

– Q&A (15 mins)

– Pitch Opportunity (*30 mins) *indicative

(To download the pitch template, click here. Deadline for returning pitches to natalie.withenshaw@ktn-uk.org is 15th October 2019. In order to prevent oversubscription, pitches will be allocated on a balance of UK and EU, Business and Academia. There will be a maximum of 10 pitches based on the time slot available.)

For further information on the forthcoming Calls, contact

Samana Brannigan, National Contact Point for Health, at samana.brannigan@innovateuk.ukri.org

The Webinar will cover forthcoming 2020 Calls from the H2020 Health Work Programme.

The latest version can be accessed here.

* Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme ever with nearly €80 billion of funding available over 7 years (2014 to 2020) – in addition to the private investment that this money will attract. It promises more breakthroughs, discoveries and world-firsts by taking great ideas from the lab to the market.

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