Guidance for GDPR and proposal for an EU HTA regulation

The European Commission recently adopted two documents of relevance to health research. A guidance to facilitate a direct and smooth application of the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as published. The Commission also adopted a proposal to reinforce cooperation amongst EU Member states in Health Technology Assessment (HTA).


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Annual Report 2017

We’ve released our annual report looking back at the year 2017 - a year full of exciting developments for EIBIR and its Network Members. The annual report details EIBIR's achievements and progress of the past year, and provides a brief look at what's in store for the next years.


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EC unveils Horizon Europe as name of FP9 Funding programme

While the European Commission continues to iron out the details of the next framework progamme, it has already decided on a name: Horizon Europe. According to figures released by the EU Budget Commissioner in May 2018, the proposed budget for Horizon Europe will be almost €100 billion, including Euratom. This is a substantial increase on funding in Horizon 2020 (€77 Billion) but the final figure is still subject to approval of the Member States and Parliament.


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