project . 2014 - 2020 . Closed

E-Rare-3

ERA-NET rare disease research implementing IRDiRC objectives
Open Access mandate for Publications European Commission
  • Funder: European CommissionProject code: 643578 Call for proposal: H2020-HCO-2014
  • Funded under: H2020 | ERA-NET-Cofund Overall Budget: 23,290,000 EURFunder Contribution: 5,884,310 EUR
  • Status: Closed
  • Start Date
    01 Dec 2014
    End Date
    30 Nov 2020
  • Detailed project information (CORDIS)
  • Open Access mandate
    Research Data: No
Description
Rare diseases (RD) are diseases that affect not more than 5 per 10 000 persons (according to the EU definition). 7000 distinct rare diseases exist, affecting between 6% and 8% of the population (about 30 million EU citizens). The lack of specific health policies for rare diseases and the scarcity of the expertise, translate into delayed diagnosis, few medicinal products and difficult access to care. That is why rare diseases are a prime example of a research area that strongly profits from coordination on a European scale. At present only few European countries fund research on rare diseases through specific dedicated programmes. Therefore, the funding of transn...
Description
Rare diseases (RD) are diseases that affect not more than 5 per 10 000 persons (according to the EU definition). 7000 distinct rare diseases exist, affecting between 6% and 8% of the population (about 30 million EU citizens). The lack of specific health policies for rare diseases and the scarcity of the expertise, translate into delayed diagnosis, few medicinal products and difficult access to care. That is why rare diseases are a prime example of a research area that strongly profits from coordination on a European scale. At present only few European countries fund research on rare diseases through specific dedicated programmes. Therefore, the funding of transn...
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