Horizon Europe Work Programme on Health - Early draft

The first draft work programme 2021-2022 for the Health cluster in Horizon Europe is available. Several topics may be relevant for researchers at the Faculty.


The draft work programme is currently in an early drafting phase and changes are very likely to occur. Topics may be removed and new topics may be added. Nevertheless, the current draft provides a good overview of topics to the forthcoming calls. 

Summary of topics

Several topics should be of interest to researchers at the faculty.  Some broad areas being covered in this draft include 

  • Mental health, including increased understanding of illnesses 
  • Personalized medicine
  • Disease prevention strategies for "lifestyle" diseases
  • Use and implementation of Artificial Intelligence in medicine
  • Health associated with the working environment
  • Health care - quality, equality and financial aspects

More information

The draft is confidential and must not be published. If you are interested in more information about the specific topics, calls and the work programme, please contact med-funding@medisin.uio.no and we will send you the latest updates.


The work programme is scheduled to be adopted by the end of this year, with first calls expected to be launched in March 2021. However, negotiations are still in process and the overall budget for the work programme has not been decided. Therefore, information on application deadlines is not available.

Published Oct. 16, 2020 12:52 PM - Last modified Oct. 16, 2020 12:56 PM