HORIZON EU – Infoday for Cluster 6 (Food, Bioeconomy, Natural resources, Agriculture and Environment) 25 and 26 October 2021

The Information Days for Cluster 6 (Food, Bioeconomy, Natural resources, Agriculture and Environment) will take place on 25 and 26 October 2021. The aim is to present the 77 open topics of the Horizon Europe Cluster 6 2022 calls and to stimulate participation.

The Information Days will be followed by an online brokerage event on 27 October 2021 to find potential partners for projects.

More information and link to the registration can be found here

Horizon Europe – Cluster 1 HEALTH Infoday 28-29 October

The on-line brokerage event organized on 29th October will be dedicated to consortium building in Cluster 1 Health.  The online event takes place on 28 October 2021 and requires no registration. The Info Day is followed by an online brokerage event on 29 October 2021, to which registration is needed.

More information and link to brokerage event

The 5 EU Missions implementation plans have been published

EU Missions are a novelty of the Horizon Europe R&D and innovation programme. They are a new way to bring specific solutions to some of the greatest EU challenges, aiming at delivering concrete results by 2030.

EU Missions

There are a total of 5 EU Missions. Main results sought by each:

  • EU Mission Cancer
    Targets by 2030: more than 3 million more lives saved, living longer and better, achieve a thorough understanding of cancer, prevent what is preventable, optimise diagnosis and treatment, support the quality of life of all people exposed to cancer, and ensure equitable access to the above across Europe.
  • EU Mission Adaptation to Climate Change
    Targets by 2030: prepare Europe to deal with climate disruptions, accelerate the transition to a healthy and prosperous future within safe planetary boundaries and scale up solutions for resilience that will trigger transformations in society.
  • EU Mission Restore our Ocean and Waters
    Targets by 2030: cleaning marine and fresh waters, restoring degraded ecosystems and habitats, decarbonising the blue economy in order to sustainably harness the essential goods and services they provide.
  • EU Mission Climate-Neutral and Smart Cities
    Targets by 2030: support, promote and showcase 100 European cities in their systemic transformation towards climate neutrality by 2030 and turn these cities into innovation hubs for all cities, benefiting quality of life and sustainability in Europe.
  • EU Mission Soil Deal for Europe
    Targets by 2030: at least 75% of all soils in the EU are healthy for food, people, nature and climate. The proposed mission combines research and innovation, education and training, investments and the demonstration of good practices using “Living labs” (experiments and innovation in a laboratory on the ground) and “Lighthouses” (places to showcase good practices).

Implementation Plans

In September 2021 the EC officially launched the implementation plans for each Mission. These explain the objectives for the next two years in detail.

Link to the implementation plans of each EU Mission: here

PRIMAGE project – Fighting against childhood cancer

On the occasion of World Cancer Research Day, the European research project PRIMAGE would like to share a video explaining our contribution to the fight against two types of cancer in children: neuroblastoma and DIPG.

The MATICAL team is proud to be part of this international consortium of hospitals, companies and patients associations. PRIMAGE is one of the largest and most ambitious EU-funded projects in the fight against childhood cancer using medical imaging technologies, artificial intelligence and big data.