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Summary of 2018-20 Work Programme scoping paper: Societal Challenge 1

Publication date: 
18 January 2017 (UK time)

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.

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