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IHI calls for proposals (previously known as IMI calls) represent an opportunity for organisations involved in health research and healthcare to form consortia and apply to be part of cross-sector partnerships that bring together a range of stakeholders to tackle some of the biggest challenges in health research today.

There are currently two open calls covering the following topics:

Call 1: HORIZON-JU-IHI-2022-01-single-stage

Topic 1: An innovative decision-support system for improved care pathways for patients with neurodegenerative diseases and comorbidities

Topic 2: Next generation imaging and image-guided diagnosis and therapy for cancer

Topic 3: Personalised oncology: innovative people centred, multi-modal therapies against cancer

Topic 4: Access and integration of heterogeneous health data for improved healthcare in disease areas of high unmet public health need

Indicative Budget:

  • The maximum financial contribution from IHI JU for these topics is: EUR 135 million
  • Industry / contributing partner contributions: Applicant consortia should ensure that out of the total project budget, at least 45 % needs to be covered by contributions provided by project participants

Call 2: HORIZON-JU-IHI-2022-02-two stage

Topic 1: Cardiovascular diseases - improved prediction, prevention, diagnosis, and monitoring 

Topic 2: Setting up a harmonised methodology to promote uptake of early feasibility studies for clinical and innovation excellence in the European Union

Indicative budget:

  • The maximum financial contribution from IHI JU for these topics is: EUR 21 929 000
  • The indicative in-kind (and financial) contribution from industry partners and contributing partners is: EUR 21 929 000


  • Short proposal submission deadline: 20 September 2022 at 17:00 Brussels time
  • Full proposal submission deadline: 28 February 2023 at 17:00 Brussels time


Topics Call 1: Applicants should propose a project duration that matches the project's activities and expected outcomes and impacts

Topics Call 2: 48 months. This duration is indicative only. At stage 2, the consortium selected at stage 1 and the predefined industry consortium may jointly agree on a different duration when submitting the full proposal.


The proposals should address all aspects of the topic to which the applicant consortia are applying. The size and composition of each consortium should be adapted so as to respond to the scientific goals and the expected key deliverables.

Any legal entity, regardless of its place of establishment, including legal entities from non-associated third countries or international organisations, is eligible to participate (whether it is eligible for funding or not).

 In order for a consortium to be considered eligible, it should include:

  • at least one independent legal entity established in a Member State; and
  • at least two other independent legal entities, each established in different Member States or associated countries.

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