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Information meeting about Innovative Health Initiative (IHI) and Call 4 and 5

Digitalt via Microsoft Teams Thu 24 Aug 2023 at 10:00-12:00

Welcome to the digital information meeting about Europe's new partnership for health, Innovative Health Initiative, IHI, and the calls for proposals that opened on July 27 (calls 4 and 5). Vinnova represents IHI in Sweden.

This web page has been machine translated. If there are any uncertainties, please refer to the Swedish text.

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Meeting ID: 375 652 356 11
Password: rH8kkS

Innovative Health Initiative

IHI is an Private-Public partnership between the EU and industry organizations representing various sectors within healthcare: COCIR (medical imaging, radiotherapy, ICT and electromedical companies); EFPIA (including Vaccin Europa, pharmaceutical and vaccine companies); EuropaBio (biotech company); and MedTech Europe (medical technology company).

During the information meeting, you will hear about how you can participate in IHI, as well as about the partnership's calls for proposals 4 and 5 that opened during the summer.

You also get to share experiences from Swedish project participants within Innovative Medicine Initiative (IMI) and one of the first IHI projects.

The event is aimed at those who are interested in applying and participating in the partnership's calls for proposals, or who can support potential applicant (industry, academia, small and medium-sized companies, patient associations, grants office, industry organizations, etc.)


  • Introduction, Laurent Saunier, acting head of division Health, Vinnova
    Introduction about IHI and the calls for proposals 4 and 5, Dr. Hugh Laverty, Executive Director IHI
  • Presentation from the trade associations:
    Patrick Boisseau, Director EU Research & Innovation Partnership Policies, MedTech Europe
    Magda Chlebus, Executive Director Science Policy & Regulatory Affairs, EFPIA
    Nicolas Creff, Senior Manager Research partnerships, EFPIA
    Dr. Claire Skentelbery, Director General, EuropaBio,
    Dr. Orsolya Symmons, Research & Innovation Manager, COCIR
  • Questions and discussion
  • Current project with Swedish participation share their experiences:
    IMI-2 project: COMBINE: Marie Olliver, Alliance Manager, Uppsala University
    Recently started IHI project: PROMINENT, Dr Linus Jönsson, Karolinska Institutet.
  • Questions and discussion with all presenters

The meeting is held in English.

Sometimes we photograph or video record our activities. If you don't want to participate in photos or videos, please let us when you arrive.


Caroline Ekstrand

Programme Manager

+46 8 473 30 27

Dobril Petkov

Programme manager

+46 8 473 31 82

Last updated 27 October 2023

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