The aim of the Matchmaking Event is to stimulate international research collaboration in preparation of the launch of the PRIOMEDCHILD Joint Call in September this year. In general terms, the Joint Call will fund trans-national research projects that contribute to the development of better medicinal treatments for children. The topics for the Joint Call are published in the Preliminary Announcement on the PRIOMEDCHILD website and were identified based on the PRIOMEDCHILD Research Agenda as developed after consultation with European stakeholders.
There are no fees due to participate in the Matchmaking Event. A limited number of travel grants will be available for some researchers. The on-line application form for the Matchmaking Event and travel grant is open, to apply please visit the PRIOMEDCHILD website. The deadline for applications is 12 pm UTC/GMT +2 on 15 July 2009.