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Horizon Europe grant opportunities in Life Science

Tue
23
Mar
Time Tuesday 23 March, 2021 at 12:50 - 16:00
Place Digital event Zoom

Welcome to an online event filled with information about calls for proposals and building partnerships in Life Science focusing on personalized health.

Over the course of an afternoon, you will get an overview of Horizon Europe and the European Innovation Council’s 2021-22 programmes. Find out about grant opportunities and get to know stakeholders in the Life Sciences sector including medium-sized enterprises, researchers and public organisations.  

 

The event will be held in English.

 

Program

12:50 Join the event and get acquainted with the digital platform

Test your Zoom connection, does the headset work as it should? Do you have your cup of coffee?

 

13:00 Welcome! Introduction to the agenda and the organizers  

Moderator: Med. doctor Lars Lindsköld, Portfolio Manager, Systematic health data, Swelife/Sweper

EEN: Karl-Erik Johansson, EUSME Support: Björn Ursing, SOLH: Mats Falck, SWElife: Heather Marshall-Heyman

 

13:10 Horizon Europe – What is it and for whom?

Nadine Schweizer, PhD, National contact point (acting) Horizon Europe Cluster 1 – Health, International cooperation, Sweden’s Innovation Agency - Vinnova

 

13:20 Introduction to EIC and presentation of the EIC Accelerator, Transition and Pathfinder programmes

Eric Jensen, National contact Point (acting), Innovation in SME, Sweden’s Innovation Agency - Vinnova

 

13:40 Risk capital and funding for SME’s through EIC Accelerator

Nicklas Bergman, EIC-fund

 

14:00 SHORT BREAK

Stretch your legs or refill your coffee

 

14:10 Information on specific and current EIC calls

  • EIC Pathfinder Challenge – Tools to measure and stimulate activity in brain tissue
  • EIC Pathfinder Challenge – Emerging Technologies in Cell and Gene therapy
  • EIC Accelerator Challenge – Strategic Digital and Health Technologies

Eric Jensen, National contact Point (acting), Innovation in SME, Sweden’s Innovation Agency - Vinnova

 

14:25 Stubbornness, green tie, and patience

About successes, setbacks, and the path to EIC funding

Dr. Einar Pontén, CEO, Lipum 

 

14:40 Introduction to Horizon Europe, Work Programme Health

Additional calls relevant for projects in cooperation

Nadine Schweizer, PhD, National contact point (acting) Horizon Europe Cluster 1 – Health, International cooperation, Sweden’s Innovation Agency - Vinnova

 

14:55 Networking and development at Gedea Biotech

Experiences of development by EU funding

Eva Norell, Marketing Manager, Gedea Biotech

 

15:10 SHORT BREAK

Time to stretch your legs again and prepare for group discussions

 

15:20 Group discussions about work programs

Choose to discuss one of the work programs, Pathfinder, Accelerator (including equity investment) or HE Health. 

Get an insight into the work programs prior to the group discussions

 

15:50 What kind of support is there for you?

Introduction to support available for finding calls and partners etc.

Moderator: Med. doctor Lars Lindsköld, Portfolio Manager, Systematic health data, Swelife/Sweper

EEN: Karl-Erik Johansson, EUSME Support: Björn Ursing, SOLH: Mats Falck, SWElife: Heather Marshall-Heyman

 

16:00 End of conference

 

Registration

Registration no later than March 19.

 

Organisers 

The Support Office for Life Science and Health (SOLH) in collaboration with Enterprise Europe Network (EEN), Swelife and EU SME Support. 

Partners in the SOHL project are Umeå University, Region Västerbotten, Umeå University Holding AB and Luleå University of Technology. 

The SOHL project is co-funded by the European Regional Development Fund, Region Västerbotten and Umeå municipality.

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