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Together for more healthy years

Cross-border Meet-up: Towards INTERREG VI

When:Th 09-09-2021 09:15 - 12:30
Where:Online (Zoom)
Towards Interreg VI

The Cross-border Institute of Healthcare Systems and Prevention (CBI) and the Grant Support Hub of the UMCG invites researchers, healthcare professionals, health authorities and health-related companies in the Northern Dutch-German border region to the meet-up:

Towards INTERREG VI: Funding opportunities to tackle health challenges in the Northern Dutch-German border region,

taking place on 9 September 2021: 9:15 -12:30 online. See the event details below and register! The registration closes on 8 September 2021.

Event goals

  • Informing you on the funding possibilities for health-related projects under INTERREG VI Deutschland-Nederland,
  • Having an open discussion with you on the main health challenges in the region.
  • Brainstorming on initiatives, programs, interventions and breakthrough ideas that might tackle the health challenges in our region.


9:15 Introduction
Adriana Perez Fortis

Martijn Röfekamp


Funding possibilities in the health domain within INTERREG VI DE-NL
Mr. Sjoerd Zoete, EUREGIO


Cross-border infrastructure in health between UG/UMCG-UOL
Prof. Dr. Lena Ansmann, UOL


DAME project. Example of a project from INTERREG V DE-NL
Prof. Dr. Peter van Oojien, UMCG
Mr. Alexander Arendt, Use-Lab


The health landscape in the Northern Dutch-German border region
prof. Dr. Jochen Mierau

10:40 Coffee Break

Interactive matchmaking activity for brainstorming organized in breakout rooms.

11:55 Pitches from breakout rooms
12:25 Closing words