The Instituto de Salud Carlos III (ISCIII) will present the 2018 Call of the Health Research and Development Strategy (AES) to the science community on 18 January in Madrid and on 24 January in Barcelona.
The event will be inaugurated by Jesús F. Crespo, Director of the ISCIII and will include the interventions of the following members of the ISCIII: Belén Bornstein Sánchez, Deputy Director General of Evaluation and Promotion of Research; Álvaro Roldán López, Deputy Assistant Director General of Evaluation and Promotion of Research; Alfonso Beltrán García-Echaniz. Deputy Director General of International Programs of Research and Institutional Relations and Margarita Blázquez Deputy Director General of Networks and Cooperative Research Centers that will present the main novelties of this call.
The AES is promoted by the ISCIII, under the Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness and is the main public funding tool for R & D & I in the field of translational research in biomedicine and promotion of its research activity.
Main objective is to contribute to promoting the health and well-being of citizens, as well as to develop the preventive, diagnostic, curative, rehabilitative and palliative aspects of the disease, strengthening and increasing the international competitiveness of the National System’s R + D + i of health.
To achieve these objectives, the AES promotes different actions for training the recruitment and mobility of doctors and researchers; strengthening of the structures of the R & D & i in network and development of research projects in Health, that favor the transfer of knowledge to the National Health System (SNS) and that promote the internationalization of the Spanish research groups.
On the other hand, the ISCIII participates in the European Regional Development Fund of the European Union, “A way of making Europe”, through which various actions of the AES can be co-financed.