The European Commission has published the Scoping Paper for the Societal Challenge 1: Health, Demographic Change and Well-being 2018-2020 Work Programme.
The paper was developed following consideration of the report from the Expert Advisory Group for Societal Challenge 1 and the results of a closed stakeholder consultation held over summer 2016. It identifies four key priorities to be translated into specific calls:
Better health and care, economic growth and sustainable health systems
- Personalised medicine;
- Innovative health and care industry;
- Improving global health;
- Sustainable and evidence-based health and care systems;
- Innovative health and care delivery systems.
Decoding the role of the overall environment for health and well-being
- The human exposome;
- Global changes and health.
Digital transformation in Health and Care
- eHealth and mHealth;
- ICT for Active and Healthy Ageing.
Trusted Big Data solutions and Cybersecurity for Health and Care;
- Trusted Big Data solutions for health and care;
- Cybersecurity for health and care.
The scoping papers are working documents not formally endorsed by the Commission, the adoption and publication of the 2018-2020 work programme is expected in October 2017.