As a Consortium Member of the RegHealth-RI project, EUREGHA will attend the workshop “Analysis of Health R&I in less performing EU regions: Present situation, possible causes and influencing factors” in Madrid on 18-19 June.

Launched in November 2014, the RegHealth-RI project has as its main goals to i) reduce the gaps in Health R&I across the EU regions ii) to increase the participation in Horizon2020 and iii) to facilitate synergies between Horizon2020 and the Structural Funds. RegHealth-RI receive funding from Horizon2020 and have a duration of two years.

The Madrid workshop is the first out of three thematic workshops during the project’s durations and is organized by INNOVATEC. The objectives of the workshop include:

  An analysis of the regional disparities in terms of health research and innovation, including the analysis of the participation of low performing European regions in health areas of the FP7 programme.
  Detection of common patterns and study of determinants on health R&I within the less performing EU regions.
– Presentation of ongoing R&I initiatives and its potential interactions with the RegHealth-RI project.
– Presentation and discussion on the RHinG-Net network, which will be launched in 2015.

For more information about RegHealth-RI, please refer to the project website. For further information and the workshop agenda, please see here.