28 Oct 2014
16 Jul 2014
Training will take place next November at the Sanatorium San Francisco de Borja- Fontilles, Alicante (Spain).
The target of this announcement are the MDs (Medicine gradates) interested to learn or improve their knowledge on leprosy diagnosis and treatment, and are residents of Latin American, Asian or African countries where leprosy is still present.
DEADLINE: 30th July 2014
More information is available in: http://www.fundacionsanlazaro.es/ingles/main.html
23 Jun 2014
The agenda and more useful information will be available soon.
1 Jun 2014
CONACYT will only finance up to 85 % of the approved proposal for the case of public institutions (Higher Education Institutions (HEIs), technology and research centers) and private HEIs; and up to 70 % of the total in the case of private entities, except HEIs. The supplement must be provided by the Mexican entity. The same percentages will be applied for physical persons adscribed to entities according to its nature.
Full details of this call can be found in the following link.
19 May 2014
Proposals are invited from researchers in all disciplines and from all types of organisations.
Applications will be accepted until Wednesday 4 June, 13.00 (Chilean time) – 18.00 (Central European time).
Full details of this call can be found below:
16 May 2014
A summary and the complete version of the Roadmap can be downloaded at:
5 Mar 2014
25 Nov 2013
25 Nov 2013
2 Aug 2013
The European Union – Latin America and the Caribbean Foundation (EU-LAC Foundation) has launched its first Open Call for research projects related to the bi-regional partnership between the EU and Latin America and the Caribbean. Individual researchers and research consortia may apply for funding of up to 30,000 Euros. Deadline for proposals is 30 September 2013. Projects may be presented in English and Spanish. Please find further information at the following links:
26 Jul 2013
The next EU-LAC Health 1st Roadmapping Workshop will take place in Mexico, D.F. the 16 and 17 October 2013. The agenda, registration form, location and other useful information are now available at Upcoming Events
1 Mar 2013
The 2nd Scenario Building Workshop organized by EU-LAC Health Project will be held in Rome (Italy) on 11th and 12th of April 2013.
Potential areas for collaboration in health research between Europe and Latin America and the Caribbean will be discussed at the first part of the workshop and possible funding instruments supporting this collaboration during the second day.
The attendance is free of charge. However, please note that the organization does not cover travel and accommodation expenses.
All the meetings will be held in English. Find some interesting and detailed information below:
19 Dec 2012
The Organization of Latin American States (OEI) for Education, Science and Culture would like to submit for debate the document presented at the Forum of Heads of Higher Education, Science and Innovation on the 27th of July 2012.
This document is intended to be a contribution for a broad discussion to achieve a shared diagnosis and a set of proposals that can be transformed into a common programme.
Further information at OEI.
Download document (only available in Spanish).
4 Dec 2012
The first newsletter of the Project has been published. It features main objectives, outcomes and related events of the project. It contains:
- EU-LAC Health in a nutshell: Project and Partners
- Main outcomes from the project activities
- EU-LAC Health Advisory Board in the spotlight
- Relevant Events
- Related Projects
- EU-LAC Health – Future Activities
Download the Newsletter
12 Nov 2012
Santander Universidades opens the call 2013 of the Programme started in 2011 “Becas Iberoamérica. Jóvenes Profesores e Investigadores. Santander Universidades”. The main goal of the Programme is promoting the mobility of young researchers and university teachers between Latin American research centers and universities.
There will be 600 grants with a total funding of 5.000€ each awarded in this call. From these, 150 grants will be awarded in Spain, and the rest will be granted in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Portugal, Puerto Rico and Uruguay.
Deadline for proposals in Spain is 3rd March 2013.
Call details and proposal forms can be found at http://www.becas-santander.com.
6 Nov 2012
EU-LAC Health project held its first Scenario Building Workshop in Buenos Aires during 22nd-23rd October 2012, organized by Argentinean Ministry of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation. Consortium partners, advisors and experts from Europe and Latin-America and the Caribbean regions met to discuss possible areas of collaboration in health research and potential instruments to articulate this collaboration in the future. The analysis of different prospective scenarios rendered valuable information for future progress in the design of the roadmap for cooperative health research between the two regions.
For more information download the Press Release.
12 Sep 2012
The 1st Scenario Building Workshop organized by EU-LAC Health Project will be held in Buenos Aires (Argentina) on 22nd-23rd of October 2012.
During the workshop the attendants will discuss the results of the survey on common research priority areas for cooperation between Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) countries and Europe (EU) in the health sector and possible scenarios in future collaboration between EU and LAC countries.
Inscription by email email@example.com before 21st September 2012.
28 Aug 2012
The International Cooperation Info-Day organized by the European Commission was held in Brussels on 11st July 2012. In the event the 2013 Work Programme of the 7th Framework Programme on International Cooperation was presented.
EC Presentations and more information available here.
28 Aug 2012
14 Aug 2012
The Implementation Research Platform (IRP) announces a call for proposals to support implementation research that contributes to the scale-up of effective health interventions related to Millenium Development Goals (MDGs):
- Goal 4: reduce child mortality
- Goal 5: improve maternal health
- Goal 6: combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other disease
The deadline for online pre-registration is 20th August 2012, and submission of proposals will close at midnight on 15th September 2012.
For full details and submission guidelines please visit IRP website.
26 Jul 2012
The report summarising the outcomes of the “2nd Latin American Conference on Research and Innovation for Health” organized by COHRED between 23th-25th of November 2011 in Panama City has been published: Spanish & English version.
This report provides a useful information about the major challenges to be addressed by policymakers, managers, clinicians and researchers in LAC on the current scenario of I+D+I in Health in the region.
24 Jul 2012
Vall d’Hebron Research Institute (VHIR) has published 5 postdoctoral fellowships within the INCOMED programme (co-funded by COFUND programme of the European Commission).
Applicants should complete and submit the online form available at http:// www.vhir.org
The application deadline is September 3rd 2012. For any additional information contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
12 Jun 2012
EU-LAC Health project was presented by its coordinator, Carlos Segovia, from the Institute of Health Carlos III in Spain, at the Open Information Day for the 7th call of the Health Theme (7th Framework Programme) by the European Commission at the Charlemagne Building in Brussels on 29th May 2012.
The Plenary Session was opened by Ruxandra Draghia-Akli, Director for Health Research, from Research & Innovation DG. Indridi Benediktsson, principal policy officer for international cooperation in the Health Directorate, moderated the International Cooperation session and pointed out the project as a model for cooperation between EU and other regions.
For more info on this event, please access the Press Release.
28 May 2012
CIEN Foundation (Spain) announce 28 fellowships to carry out Postgraduate Studies in Health Science.
Spanish Knowledge is required.
Applicants’ country of origin: Angola, Argentina; Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Cape Verde, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Chile, Ecuador, the Philippines, Guatemala, Equatorial Guinea, Bissau Guinea, Honduras, Mexico, Mozambique, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Dominican Republic, Salvador, Uruguay and Venezuela.
Deadline: 1st June.
More information at the CIEN Foundation site.
14 May 2012
On March 19th and 20th 2012, the first EU-LAC Health expert-workshop, organized by Fundação Oswaldo Cruz (FIOCRUZ), took place in Rio de Janeiro. EU-LAC Health is a 5-year project co-financed by the European Commission through the 7th Framework Program (Health theme). Its aim is to discuss commonly with scientists, policy-makers and stakeholders an efficient coordination of health research policies and funding between the EU and LAC as well as to establish a consensus roadmap for cooperative health research for the future common collaboration. Altogether, the eight project partners, along with invited high-level Advisory Board-Members as well as several external experts from the European Union (EU) and from Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) countries, discussed the current state of the EU-LAC Health research collaboration and planned future activities.
For more details please access the full Press Release.
9 Apr 2012
The aim of the Travel Grant Scheme is to promote exchange between Caribbean and European researchers as well as to encourage contacts between research institutions to explore possibilities for joint participation in FP7.
The Travel Grant consists of two components:
- The participation of Caribbean researchers at 2012 info-days and brokerage events in Europe in: Health, ICT, Knowledge-Based Bio-Economy, Energy, Environment (including Climate change).
- Visits to specific research centers / institutions with existing contacts or acquaintance with the grantee. The 2012 call is open from the 2nd of April 2012 to the 20th of July 2012 with different deadlines according to the themes of the events selected by the applicants.
More information available at EUCARINET 2012 Travel Grant Scheme
8 Nov 2011
The Kick-off Meeting for the EU-LAC-Health Project was successfully held at Madrid during 14th to 15th of November (2011), hosted by the Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation, (ISCIII).
26 Oct 2011
This project officially started last October 1st, 2011.