COVID-19 – 2nd special call for EoI

2nd special call for Expressions of Interest (EoI) Innovative and rapid health-related approaches to respond to COVID-19 and to deliver quick results for society for a higher level of preparedness of health systems

Information session – 20 May 2020, 14h00 – 16h30


14:00 Welcome – explanation of format*

14:05 key messages about the call == Irene Norstedt (DG R&I), Jakub Boratynski (DG CNECT), & Peter Dröll (DG R&I)

14:15 Basic principles of call for EoI – Henriette Van Eil (DG R&I)

14:30-16:30   Topic presentations:

14:30 Repurposing of manufacturing for vital medical supplies and equipment == Carmine Marzano (DG R&I)

15:00 Medical technologies, Digital tools and Artificial Intelligence (AI) analytics to improve
surveillance and care at high Technology Readiness Levels (TRL) == Saila Rinne (DG CNECT)

15:30   Behavioural, social and economic impacts of the outbreak re sponse == Pilar González Pantaléon (DG R&I)

16:00   Pan-European COVID-19 cohort(s) united against the pandemic. Networking of existing EU and international cohorts of relevance to COVID -19 (CSA) == Christian Desaintes & Beatrice Lucaroni (DG R&I)

16:30   (end)

*No direct dialogue for Q&A: questions can be sent via email (only) during the relevant topic
presentation to [email protected]