The Barcelona Macula Foundation: Research for Vision will be attending “Funding opportunities in Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing 2016-2017: H2020 and other European Programmes”, an Infoday to be held at the Vall d’Hebron Hospital in Barcelona on 16 November.
The event is organised by the Vall d’Hebron Research Institute (VHIR) in collaboration with the Carlos III Health Institute, the Agency for Management of University and Research Grants II (AGAUR) and the Health Department of the Government of Catalonia.
The Infoday will focus on the new European Work Programmes related to Biomedicine and Health Sciences. The H2020 Work Programme 2016-2017 was published by the European Commission on 14 October.
The Barcelona Macula Foundation participates with other research bodies in two European Projects that form part of the Horizon 2020 programme. These are Exploring the combined role of genetic and non-genetic factors for developing AMD: A systems level analysis of disease subgroups, risk factors and pathways (EYE-RISK) and Innovative PROcurement for Visual Impaired People (PRO4VIP).