Call for Proposals - Health 2013 Innovation FP7-HEALTH-2013-INNOVATION-1 Closed!


Improving the health of European citizens and increasing the competitiveness and boosting the innovative capacity of European health-related industries and businesses, while addressing global health issues including emerging epidemics. Emphasis will be put on translational research (translation of basic discoveries into clinical applications including scientific validation of experimental results), the development and validation of new therapies, methods for health promotion and prevention, including promotion of child health, healthy ageing, diagnostic tools and medical technologies, as well as sustainable and efficient healthcare systems.

The research priorities for 2013 are: brain research, antimicrobial drug resistance and comparative effectiveness research, complemented by topics from other areas such as developing personalised medicines approaches, cardiovascular research, safety and efficacy of therapies, cancer and public health research and a horizontal activity for translating research results into innovative applications for health.


1. Biotechnology, generic tools and medical technologies for human health

1.2 Detection, diagnosis and monitoring

1.3 Suitability, safety efficacy of therapies

1.4 Innovative therapeutic approaches and interventions

2. Translating research for human health

2.1. Integrating biological data and processes: large-scale data gathering, systems biology

  • 2.1.1 Large-scale data gathering

2.2. Research on the brain and related diseases, human development and ageing

  • 2.2.1 Research on the brain and brain-related diseases

2.3. Translational research in major infectious diseases: to confront major threats to public health

  • 2.3.0 Cross-cutting priorities
  • 2.3.1 Anti-microbial drug resistance
  • 2.3.3 Potentially new and re-emerging epidemics
  • 2.3.4 Neglected infectious diseases

2.4. Translational research in other major diseases

  • 2.4.1 Cancer
  • 2.4.2 Cardiovascular diseases

3. Optimising the delivery of healthcare to european citizens

3.2 Translating the results of clinical research outcome into clinical practice including better use of medicines, appropriate use of behavioural and organisational interventions and new health therapies and technologies

3.3 Health promotion and prevention

4. Other actions across the health theme

4.1 Coordination and support actions across the theme

4.2 Responding to EU policy needs

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

  • 679,30 Million EUR (Orientation of the budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 02 October 2012 - 9 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)
  • 06 February 2013 - 8 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call fiche FP7-HEALTH-2013-INNOVATION-1 (Guidelines for applicants)
  • Work Programme 2013 - Health (Guidelines for applicants)
  • Call for Proposals - Health 2013 Innovation (Legal base)

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

  • Any legal organisation

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

  • European Union (EU)

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Research

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