Grant for providing a new impetus, visibility and recognition of the critical role that health care systems and health professionals play in responding to the needs of people, serving society and underpinning the economy.
Priorities and funded actions
Cluster 1 will contribute to EU policy objectives and strategies, including the European Social Charter, the Digital Single Market, the Cross-Border Healthcare Directive and the One Health Action Plan to combat antimicrobial resistance.
- To contribute to good health and high-quality accessible health care;
- To contribute to a resilient EU prepared for emerging threats;
- To ensure high quality digital services for all;
- To ensure a competitive and secure data-economy
- To focus on major societal challenges that are part of the European Commission’s political priorities, notably diet and health (obesity), ageing and demographic change, mental health, digital empowerment in health literacy, and personalised prevention.
- To fill knowledge gaps in the understanding of the impacts on our health and well-being of those environmental, occupational and socio-economic risk factors that have the most significant or widespread societal impacts.
- To focus on major societal challenges linked to the Commission’s political priorities such as the fight against cancer and other non-communicable diseases, better diagnosis and treatment of rare diseases, preparedness and response to and surveillance of health threats and epidemics, reduction of the number of antimicrobial-resistant infections, improving vaccination rates, demographic change, mental health and digital empowerment in health literacy.
- To support health care systems in their transformation to ensure fair access to sustainable health care services of high quality for all citizens.
- To set out a credible pathway towards unlocking the full potential of new tools, technologies and digital solutions for a healthy society.
- Research and innovation integrating various stakeholders to facilitate market access of innovative health technologies.
- Destination 1: Staying healthy in a rapidly changing society
- Destination 2: Living and working in a health(promoting environment
- Destination 3: Tackling diseases and reducing disease burden
- Destination 4: Ensuring access to innovative, sustainable and high-quality health care
- Destination 5: Unlocking the full potential of new tools, technologies and digital solutions for a healthy society
- Destination 6: Maintaining an inoovative, sustainable and globally competitive health-related industry
Among financed actions:
- Research and innovation
- Development of new methods
- Innovative uses of digital transformation or robotic for competitive and scalable methods of production
- Dissemination strategies
M. G. VAN DE GOOR
Directorate-General for Research and innovation