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New info on IMI 2: call 10

The European Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI-2) is preparing to launch this autumn its 10 call with 8 topics to fund research and innovation projects, particularly in the areas of hypoglycemia, Big Data & prostate cancer, chronic pain or acute, pediatric clinical trial network, autism spectrum disorders and patient voice.

Pfizer Research Awards 2016 | Applications until 09.09.2016

The Sociedade das Ciências Médicas de Lisboa and the Pfizer Labs will give two awards, distinguishing the best basic research in Health Sciences and clinical research, prepared by national and foreign researchers, integral or partly carried out in Portuguese institutions.

EDCTP 2016 Calls announcement

The European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) announced the opening of 9 calls, totaling € 138.6M, to finance proposals in the area of clinical research and related activities on infectious diseases neglected and poverty-related.

8th EDCTP Forum | Zambia | 6-9.11.2016

The 8th Forum of the European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) is a biennial forum which will be held this year in Lusaka (Zambia), on 6 – 9 November, on the theme “Defeating poverty-related and neglected in Africa: harnessing research for evidence-informed policies”.

The importance of participating in Brokerage events

One of the success factors for applications for European funding programs – in particular the Horizon 2020 – is gathering a qualified consortium, with experience in European projects with the resources needed for the project.

New European funding instrument for SME | SME Innovation Associate

It is commonly accepted that one of the companies’ biggest assets are their human resources and that innovation is key to its distinctive response on the market. However, the academic knowledge has not been properly harnessed and incorporated into the modus operandi and companies’ boards.

Personalised Medicine Conference 2016| Brussels | 1-2 June 2016

The European Commission and the International Consortium for Personalised Medicine (IC PerMed) will organized on the 1st and 2nd of June the Personalised Medicine Conference 2016 in Brussels. This conference aims to present the state-of-the-art of personalized medicine – one of the main priorities of…

2nd “Call for Commitments” EIP on Active and Healthy Ageing

The European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing (EIP on AHA) has opened a new Call for Commitments for partners with projects in this area that wish to integrate the biggest European network for promoting, developing and implementing innovations in this knowledge domain, already with 3000 partners.

I Meeting on Psychiatry and Mental Health| 29-30 April 2016| ICS-UCP

On the 29th and 30th of March, the Institute of Health Sciences of Universidade Católica Portuguesa (ICS-UCP) will organize in Lisbon a Meeting on Psychiatry and Mental Health, gathering a renowned panel of speakers. This Meeting aims at highlighting new knowledge arising from neurosciences in…

Rare Disease Day| 29 February 2016

Rare Disease Day is celebrated worldwide on the last day of the rarest month of our calender and aims to highlight these diseases.

CREATING HEALTH – Research and Innovation Funding | Official launch

The office CREATING HEALTH – Research and Innovation Funding is going to be launched on the 26th of January at the Universidade Católica Portuguesa (Auditório Cardeal Medeiros). This event is meant to officially present this office which provides support to attract funding for Innovation and…

Scientific symposium of Cornelia de Lange Syndrome – Rare diseases paradigm

Rare diseases were recently in the spotlight in a scientific symposium dedicated to this thematic and organized by RARÍSSIMAS – Associação Nacional de Deficiências Mentais e Raras in collaboration with the Institute of Health Sciences of the Universidade Católica Portuguesa and the CREATING HEALTH –…

Knowledge is power!

The information session promoted by GPPQ – Gabinete de Promoção do Programa-Quadro (FCT/ANI) jointly with the CREATING HEALTH – Research and Innovation Funding (UCP/ICS), – which gathered more than 150 participants – had as main merits the announcement of the future financing opportunities on Health…

To know more about … the Social Council

CREATING HEALTH – Research and Innovation Funding is an office with its doors open to everyone and with a privileged mediator to achieve their goals: the Social Council. In order to enhance the impact of its mission in the society, the Social Council of the…

Lançamento do Creating Health, Research and Innovation Funding

No dia 26 de janeiro decorre o lançamento do CREATING HEALTH – Research and Innovation Funding, no Auditório Cardeal Medeiros da Universidade Católica Portuguesa, em Lisboa. Este evento, que contará com a presença do Primeiro-Ministro, Dr. Pedro Passos Coelho, destina-se à apresentação pública do gabinete…