HORIZON 2020

H2020

HORIZON 2020 - combines various EU research and innovation funding instruments into a single program. More than ever, the program aims to turn scientific discoveries into innovative products and services that create new business opportunities and improve people's lives. Horizon 2020 stimulates the economy, strengthens the EU's science and technology base and industrial competitiveness in the future, towards a smarter, more sustainable and inclusive society. Thanks to it, more breakthroughs, discoveries and unique experiences will be achieved by bringing to life the great ideas of the market.


The following studies are carried out within the framework of the Horizon 2020 program:

Pitbul projekts

PITBUL- Tuberculosis testing point with ultra-fast PCR laser.

This cross-sectional, laboratory-based study is aimed at evaluating and optimizing the FIND/Cepheid Xpert prototype assay for TB and rifampicin resistance detection with regard to operational applicability and clinical performance.

The duration of the study -  from 01/12/2017

More information - HERE


VIRT2UE - Virtue based ethics and Integrity of Research: Train- the-Trainer program for Upholding the principles and practices of the European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity.

The project aims to put into practice a renewed European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity, developing an innovative training program for scientists and training materials for training programs.

The duration of the study -  01/06/2018 - 31/05/2021

More information - HERE


Volgacore project

VOLGACORE - Volatile biomarkers for the detection and characterization of gastric and colorectal neoplasia. 

The aim of the study is to develop and validate a new, non-invasive, easy-to-use and cost-effective method for screening and early diagnosis of gastric and colorectal cancer and pre-cancerous conditions.

The duration of the study

More information - HERE


Completed studies:

Sniffphone project

SNIFFPHONE - Smartphone for Disease Detection from the Exhaled Breath ("Development of diagnosis of volatile markers for the diagnosis of malignant diseases and associated high risk conditions").

The purpose of the study is to look for new diseases and high-risk states by detecting volatile substances in exhaled air. 

The duration of the study -  from 15/02/2015 to 15/08/2018


ETHICAL ASPECTS OF THE PREVENTION OF OBESITY IN EUROPE 

The aim of the project was to organize and attend a seminar at Tübingen University and prepare a future project for the EU framework program Horizon 2020. The further aim of the project will be to develop a tool for systematically ethical analysis of adiposity prevention measures.

The duration of the study  - 15/06/2017 - 15/10/2017 

More information - HERE

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