UK organisations engaged in research, particularly academic institutions, have secured over €670 million of EU health research funding, but the Horizon 2020 pan-European research program for the period from 2014 to 2020 wants to encourage greater access to these funds on behalf of NHS organisations.
This NHS Confederation briefing provides an overview of Horizon 2020 and of the opportunities it holds for the NHS.
EU funding for research and innovation 2014-2020: Seizing the opportunities for NHS organisations. London: NHS Confederation / NHS European Office, December 12th 2013.
Note: More information on Horizon 2020 is available from: