Call for proposals for personalising health and care – two-stage 2015 H2020-PHC-2015-two-stage Closed!


The Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (2014-2020) is implemented by specific programme and work programmes. 
The “Societal challenges” responds directly to the policy priorities and societal challenges that are identified in the Europe 2020 strategy and that aim to stimulate the critical mass of research and innovation efforts needed to achieve the Union's policy goals. 
The specific objective is to fully exploit the potential of Europe's talent pool and to ensure that the benefits of an innovation-led economy are both maximised and widely distributed across the Union in accordance with the principle of excellence.
Funding shall be focused on the following specific objectives: 
  • Health, demographic change and well-being.
  • Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine, maritime and inland water research. and the bioeconomy.
  • Secure, clean and efficient energy.
  • Smart, green and integrated transport.
  • Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials.
  • Europe in a changing world - Inclusive, innovative and reflective societies.
  • Secure societies - Protecting freedom and security of Europe and its citizens.


Actions foreseen within this call for proposals include the following topics:
  • PHC-02-2015: Understanding disease: systems medicine
  • PHC-03-2015: Understanding common mechanisms of diseases and their relevance in co-morbidities
  • PHC-04-2015: Health promotion and disease prevention: improved inter-sector co-operation for environment and health based interventions
  • PHC-11-2015: Development of new diagnostic tools and technologies: in vivo medical imaging technologies
  • PHC-14-2015: New therapies for rare diseases
  • PHC-16-2015: Tools and technologies for advanced therapies
  • PHC-18-2015: Establishing effectiveness of health care interventions in the paediatric population
  • PHC-22-2015: Promoting mental wellbeing in the ageing population
  • PHC-24-2015: Piloting personalised medicine in health and care systems
  • PHC-33-2015: New approaches to improve predictive human safety testing

European community funding

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

  • 306,00 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 14 October 2014 - 6 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Personalising health and care – two-stage 2015 (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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