Crowdfunding: the option hidden in plain sight?
Written by: Carmen Paputa Dutu
Direct weblinks to these are located in the ‘Resources’ section at the end of this article.
The EU are inviting applications for their initial 2018 calls under the Horizon 2020 programme. These will fund research and innovation projects that support objectives on
The applying projects must match specific themes (some of which cover digital solutions, for example on smart working/living environments) which are set out in detail at http://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/data/ref/h2020/wp/2018-2020/main/h2020-wp1820-health_en.pdf (this link will take you away from our website).
Please see a PPT presentation detailing some of the specific themes under the ‘Resources’ section at the bottom of this page.
They provide funding to projects which reduce demand by preventing ill health and increasing individual citizens’ ability to better manage their health or increase capacity by improving the quality of care provided within existing or reduced funding baselines.
Note that the Lottery and other charitable funds are also potential sources of funding support.
Written by: Alicia Ridout