Innovative Health Initiative

The Innovative Health Initiative (IHI) is a public-private partnership (PPP) between the European Union and the European life science industries. On this page we have compiled key program information.

Innovative Health Initiative Call Information

IHI’s website is now live, and IHI have pre-announced the next call for proposals. This should provide time to build a consortium, and prepare proposals. IHI will launch the first calls in the first half of 2022. There will be 2 types of calls, Single stage and Two stage calls. Below are some themes that may be included in the call for proposals. Additional information regarding the calls can be found here.

Note: IHI calls are expected to open in June 2022, with the first deadlines in September 2022.

IHI: Single stage

    • Innovative patient-facing care pathways for patients with neurodegenerative diseases and comorbidities,
    • Next generation imaging and image-guided diagnosis and therapy for cancer,
    • Precision oncology: Innovative patient-centric, multi-modal therapies against cancer,
    • Access and integration of heterogeneous health data for improved health care in diseases areas of high unmet public health need.

IHI: Two stage

    • New tools for prediction, prevention and monitoring of cardio-metabolic diseases including secondary manifestations to enable timely intervention,
    • Strengthening EU clinical development excellence and innovation attractiveness: Harmonised methodology to promote the uptake of early feasibility studies (EFS).

Visit the Innovative Health Initiative website for more information.

Innovative Health Initiative’s objectives

IHI’s general objectives are to: Turn health research and innovation into real benefits for patients and society; deliver safe, effective health innovations that cover the entire spectrum of care – from prevention to diagnosis and treatment – particularly in areas where there is an unmet public health need; and make Europe’s health industries globally competitive.


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