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Competition of Ideas. Health Area.

You have an innovative idea in the area of health but you don't have the funds to carry it out? Would you like to participate in a European project?

If you have an international impact innovative idea in the context of health, and want to get funding to carry it out, this may interest you...

From the Office of international projects of the University of Alicante and with the funds  of the Regional Ministry of health of the Generalitat Valenciana, has been called a competition to participate in the program funding framework European r & d H2020.

The object of the competition focuses on foster the leadership of the PDI of University of Alicante in the research programmes of the European Union in the area of health, therefore, are will select the best ideas from all the delivered, which will be subsequently presented in calls for the health of the European Union.

Who can participate?

If you are Member of the educational personnel and researcher with links with the University of Alicante and also have a degree of doctor or doctor, you are eligible to participate. Cheer up!

How to participate? EXTENDED DEADLINE

If you are interested in participating, you must simply fill in English the form available at the following link:

and submit it via the General Register of the University of Alicante before 14 o'clock on Friday, July 3, 2015

What is the reward for your efforts?

Among all the ideas presented, awards a maximum of 5 projects ideas.

The Prize consists of:

  • Advice customized to the IP by an expert in international r & d Programs Manager, for 6 months. It includes the preparation of a report on European opportunities of financing of r & d for the winning ideas.
  • Training: The IP assistance to the summer course organised by the Instituto de Salud Carlos III within the framework of the summer school of public health of Minorca between 21 and 23 September. Includes amount of tuition, transportation, accommodation and appropriate diets, according to the current regulations of the UA.

(More information about the training:

Each idea's proposal will have a principal investigator to be specified in the application form, and that will be the person who address the communications relating to the contest

How will you evaluate your idea?

The evaluation of proposals will be carried out by a Commission composed of 3 experts, and they will be evaluated based on three aspects:

  1. Clarity and relevance of the objectives, to 5 points.
  2. Innovative character including multidisciplinarity, up to 5 points.
  3. Impact expected on the scientific, economic and social environment, up to 5 points.

The ideas of the priority will be given depending on the score obtained from the sum of the 3 aspects evaluated, turning to the jury a list of those that exceed a minimum of 8 points (cutting note).

Need more information?

For further information related to the contest you can consult the same bases:

EXTENDED deadline up to 14 hours on Friday, July 3, 2015

Or you can get in touch with the office via mail


International Projects Management Office OGPI

Universidad de Alicante
Carretera de San Vicente del Raspeig s/n
03690 San Vicente del Raspeig
Alicante (Spain)

Tel: (+34) 96 590 3801/3802/1288

Fax: (+34) 96 590 3803

Since 2002, supporting UA researchers in attracting and managing European funds for research.

For further information:, and for enquiries on this web server:

Carretera San Vicente del Raspeig s/n - 03690 San Vicente del Raspeig - Alicante - Tel. 96 590 3400 - Fax 96 590 3464