Innovation funding


Jul 2021

On July 27, 2021, the Dutch Healthcare Institute (ZIN) will start accepting project idea applications for round 6 of the Promising Care subsidy scheme. The application form for project ideas and the explanation of the application form are available for applicants. Read more


Jun 2021

On June 18, 2021, the Ministry of Solidarity and Health published an Order in the Official Journal of the French Republic in relation to the innovation package (forfait innovation) for the test ONCOGRAMME aimed at predicting the effectiveness of chemotherapy with regard to non-operable metastatic colorectal cancer. Read more


Jun 2021

On June 7, 2021, the Innovation Committee at the Federal Joint Committee (G-BA) has reported that 123 project ideas were received for Innovation Funding of the new forms of care within the new two-stage application process framework. Read more


Jun 2021

On May 19, 2021, Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs) issued a review of spread and adoption approaches for innovations in the health sector. The study highlights the complexity of spread work, the diversity of approaches, the influential factors and provides recommendations for the future. Read more


May 2021

The Innovation Committee at the Federal Joint Committee (G-BA) has launched the decisions database on its website. Read more


Apr 2021

The Dutch Organization for Health Research and Development (ZonMw) will accept applications for subsidies under the incentive scheme "eHealth at Home" until the end of 2021. This scheme is intended for digital apps that support the provision of care at home for the elderly and people with chronic illness or disability. Read more


Mar 2021

On March 22, 2021, the repository of innovative laboratory tests (RIHN) and the Supplementary list were published. No new codes for IVD tests have been introduced and no codes were removed in the new versions of catalogs. Read more


Mar 2021

On March 08, 2021, Academic Health Science Networks (ASHN) announced twelve innovators ("Fellows") and innovations selected to join NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA) award-winning program in 2021. NIA is an NHS England and Improvement initiative delivered in partnership with England's 15 AHSNs, hosted at UCLPartners. All awarded technologies are related to eHealth, including digital platforms, mobile applications, artificial intelligence (AI), wearables for home-based diagnostic. Read more


Mar 2021

On March 17, 2021, the Innovation Committee at the Federal Joint Committee (G-BA) published the determined funding priorities. Applicants are invited to submit ideas for projects that fall within one of these funding priorities. The deadline for submitting ideas is June 1, 2021. Read more


Mar 2021

The Dutch Healthcare Institute (ZIN), in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport (VWS), Dutch Health Authority (NZa), and Health and Youth Care Inspectorate (IGJ), implemented an extension of existing digital healthcare innovation programs called "ZorgZandbak" to demonstrate how digital care could become an integral part of regular care. Read more


Feb 2021

In February 2021, NHS Accelerated Access Collaborative (AAC) published an "Our year in focus 2019/20" report. In 2019/20, AAC programs supported over 2,500 innovations. The report provides information regarding AAC achievements in their priority areas and identifies future development of innovation funding programs. Read more


Feb 2021

On January 28, 2021, the Innovation Committee at the Federal Joint Committee (G-BA) published the first overview of the 28 innovative projects on new forms of medical care that will be funded. The projects concerning the technologies belonging to the cardiovascular, eHealth, orthopedic, neurology, nephrology, and other technology groups received funding. Read more