Horizon 2020 information meeting with National Contact Point for Health

  • When:  Wedneday 6 November 2013
  • Time:  1 - 4 pm
  • Location:  Wellcome Auditorium, Queen's Medical Research Institute, Little France

On the afternoon of 6th November 2013, the National Contact Point for the Health priority of the new Horizon 2020 programme will be visiting the University.  Please come to the auditorium at QMRI, Little France to find out more about this part of the programme and the types of project which may be funded.

The aim of this event is to provide a general overview of Horizon 2020 and, specifically an understanding of the Health Work Programme of Horizon 2020.

Opportunities will be available for one-to-one 'surgeries' to discuss individual projects with Octavio Pernas, National Contact Point for Health. Each slot will be 10 minutes and there are 9 slots in total. To book a meeting, please contact Kenzo.Harper-Wang@ed.ac.uk stating briefly what you wish to discuss. Availability is on a first come, first served basis.


  • 12:50 Tea and Coffee
  • 13:00 Welcome and Introduction
  • 13:10 The Horizon 2020 Programme and the Health Challenge - Octavio Pernas, National Contact Point for Health
  • 14:00  EU project case study
  • 14:15 Tea and Coffee
  • 14:30 EU project case study
  • 14:45 The Role of the National Contact Point for Health and practical support and information on the application procedure. - Octavio Pernas, NCP for Health
  • 15:30 Close and opportunity for one to one meetings with Octavio.
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