14h - 16h30


Information session about the 2nd special call for Expressions of Interest (EoI)

Webinar: Innovative and rapid health-related approaches to respond to COVID-19 and to deliver quick results for society for a higher level of preparedness of health systems

The European Commission (EC) has launched several Research and Innovation actions through its main research framework Horizon 2020 to address the COVID-19 crisis. During the Global Response pledging event beginning of May 2020, the EC has announced several further actions, including a second call for COVID-19 related collaborative research projects. A summary of the EC actions announced beginning of May can be found here.


14:00 | Welcome – explanation of format

14:05 | Key messages about the call – Irene Norstedt (DG R&I), Jakub Boratynski (DG CNECT), & Peter Dröll (DG R&I)

14:15 | Basic principles of call for EoI – Henriette Van Eil (DG R&I)

14:30-16:30 | Topic presentations

14:30 | Repurposing of manufacturing for vital medical supplies and equipment – Carmine Marzano (DG R&I)

15:00 | Medical technologies, Digital tools and Artificial Intelligence (AI) analytics to improve surveillance and care at high Technology Readiness Levels (TRL) – Saila Rinne (DG CNECT)

15:30 | Behavioural, social and economic impacts of the outbreak response – Pilar González Pantaléon (DG R&I)

16:00 | Pan-European COVID-19 cohort(s) united against the pandemic Networking of existing EU and international cohorts of relevance to COVID-19 (CSA) – Christian Desaintes & Beatrice Lucaroni (DG R&I)

16:30 | End

More detailed information about the call here.

Cérémonie de remise des Prix Luxembourgeois de la Qualité et de l’Excellence19/11/2020

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