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Grants for research projects concerning the treatment of major diseases and the delivery of health care

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Grants for research projects concerning the treatment of major diseases and the delivery of health care

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This programme continues under Horizon 2020, Pillar 3 "Societal Challenges" for the period 2014-2020. Its programmes reflect the policy priorities of the Europe 2020 strategy like health, demographic change and wellbeing.

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