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).
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.
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.