[Ip-health] Save teh date JAN 31st Open Science for Health: shaping the New Framework Program.

Jaume Vidal Jaume at haiweb.org
Tue Jan 16 02:21:53 PST 2018

Open Science for Health: shaping the New Framework Program.
Transitioning to knowledge management and governance that benefits all. #OSOH #Open4Health

Wednesday 31 January
PHS 01C051  European Parliament, Brussels

Health Action International (HAI) and Commons Network (CN) invite you to a discussion on the opportunities and challenges ahead in the current medical Research and Development (R&D) system. The discussion will focus on alignment of public funded R&D with societal benefit in the context of the mid-term review of Horizon 2020 (H2020) and the drafting of Framework Program 9 (FP9). Concrete recommendations will be made to shape the upcoming FP9 in ways that guarantee a fair public return on public investment.

Hosted by: Lola Sanchez Caldentey (GUE) DEVE/Nessa Childers (S&D) ENVI/ Michele Rivasi  (Greens) ITRE
Introductory remarks by MEP Lola Sánchez (DEVE)

David Hammerstein, CN (on behalf of organisers) How to manage biomedical knowledge as a commons- Introductory presentation on challenges & opportunities ahead.

Panel 1 - H2020 and the Current R&D Model
Conversation on how shortcomings and failures of the current market-driven R&D system and model for reporting scientific results affect the performance of the H2020 programme. Identify best practices and issue recommendations on the way forward.

Moderator: Fanny Voitzwinkler - Global Health Advocates<http://www.ghadvocates.eu/en/home/>
Chair: MEP Nessa Childers
Speakers: Dr. Silvio Garattini, Mario Negri Institute<http://www.marionegri.it/en_US/home>; Ursula Theuretzbacher, Center for Anti-Infective Agents<http://aida-project.eu/researchers/90-institutes/78-cefaia>; Martin Pigeon, Corporate European Observatory<https://corporateeurope.org/>.

Panel 2: An Alternative R&D Model: From the Lab to Society
Showcase concrete developments and initiatives that engage in knowledge sharing, cooperation and/or do not rely on market-driven incentives.  Aim is to show the feasibility of an alternative R&D ecosystem that is public-needs oriented, and discuss how to best incorporate these elements in the upcoming Framework Programme 9.

Moderator: Jaume Vidal - Health Action International<http://haiweb.org/>
Speakers: Spring Gombe, Drugs for Neglected Disease Initiative<https://www.dndi.org/> (DNDi); Aude Lapprand, Sciences Citoyennes<https://sciencescitoyennes.org/> ; Erika Dueñas, Medicines Patent Pool<https://medicinespatentpool.org/> (MPP);
Respondent Jean-François Dechamp, European Commission, DG Research and Innovation

Closing remarks MEP Michèle Rivasi  (ITRE)

To register for this event follow the link https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/open-science-for-health-shaping-the-new-framework-programme-registration-41490362792

Jaume Vidal
Policy Advisor-Europe
Health Action International
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