EU-HORIZON 2020 Societal challenges - Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing - 2014-2020

Instrument/Program level: 
European
Name of the instrument/Program: 
HORIZON 2020
Instrument/Program application areas: 
Societal challenges - Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing
Instrument/Program eligible areas: 
BELGIUM
CZECH REPUBLIC
DANMARK
GERMANY
EESTI
IRELAND
SPAIN
FRANCE
CROATIA
ITALY
LATVIA
LITHUANIA
LUXEMBOURG
HUNGARY
MALTA
NETHERLANDS
AUSTRIA
POLAND
PORTUGAL
ROMANIA
SLOVENIA
SLOVAKIA
FINLAND
SWEDEN
UNITED KINGDOM
GREECE
CYPRUS
BULGARIA
Managing authority: 

Directorate-General for Research and Innovation European Commission

Objectives: 

Improving the lifelong health and well-being of all and personalised healthcare.

Eligible thematics in line with ERC sectors: 
Life Sciences
Eligible thematics in line with S3: 
Chemicals
ICTs (Digital technologies & user-friendly systems)
Life Science & Biotechnology
Public health & security (e-Health)
Robotics
Action typologies: 
Foster cooperation and clustering between projects and monitor technology advances and developments in the specific field
Investments in new jointly used/shared R&I facilities or extension and modernisation of technology facilities, research capacities, laboratories which are of regional/cross border interest
Funding for R&I investment
ICTs for the communications
Funding for prototipes development
Joint projects, actions, product innovation, aimed at creating platforms, networks and at supporting exchange of good practices in order to enhance the knowledge transfer
Beneficiaries: 
Local public authority
Regional public authority
National public authority
Sectorial agency
Infrastructure and (public) service provider
Interest groups including NGOs
Higher education and research
Education/training centre and school
Start up
Large enterprise, enterprise excluding SME
SME
Business support organisation
EGTC
General public
International organization, EEIG under national law
Status of the eligible institutions: 
Public
Private
Public equivalent body
International organisation
Program contribution maximum: 
70%
Program Budget: 
7 472 000 000,00 €