The Innovative Health Initiative (IHI) launches the IHI – call 6 and IHI – call 7.

The Innovative Health Initiative (IHI) has now launched IHI – call 6 and IHI – call 7.

IHI – call 6
IHI – call 6 is a two-stage call for proposals with the following topics:

  • Topic 1: Support healthcare system resilience through a focus on persistency in the treatment of chronic diseases
  • Topic 2: Development of evidence based practical guidance for sponsors on the use of real-world data / real-world evidence

Deadline for short proposals: 16 April 2024 at 17:00 Brussels time
Deadline for full proposals: 10 October 2024 at 17:00 Brussels time
Call web page:!RjXdcH

IHI – call 7
IHI – call 7 is a single-stage call for proposals with the following topics:

  • Topic 1: Improving clinical management of heart disease from early detection to treatment
  • Topic 2: User-centric technologies and optimised hospital workflows for a sustainable healthcare workforce
  • Topic 3: Clinical validation of biomarkers for diagnosis, monitoring disease progression and treatment response

Deadline for full proposals: 22 May 2024 at 17:00 Brussels time.
Call web page:!64yx8Y

Find out more
All topic texts, call documentation (including a comprehensive guide for applicants), details of how to apply and guidance on how to find project partners can be found on the IHI website.

Info sessions and networking
The IHI Call Days for calls 6 & 7 are running from 10 January to 25 January 2024 inclusive. They include info sessions on the topics, our rules & procedures, and preparing the financial parts of the proposal, as well as pitching sessions on the topics. Participants can also use the Call Days website to identify and meet potential project partners. The recordings of these info sessions are also available online. Find out more:!RTJc7m

Why apply?
IHI calls for proposals represent an excellent opportunity for researchers to take part in ground-breaking cross-sector collaborative projects that aim to deliver tangible benefits for patients. Scientists from academia, diverse industry sectors, SMEs, mid-sized companies, hospitals and patients’ organisations are encouraged to get involved in our projects.