Professor Bente Stallknecht: New member of the EU Scientific Panel for Health – University of Copenhagen

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19 November 2014

Professor Bente Stallknecht: New member of the EU Scientific Panel for Health

Professor Bente Stallknecht has been appointed to the newly established Scientific Panel for Health under Horizon 2020. The panel will advise the European Commission on the societal health challenge and related issues with the aim to align health research and policy in order to avoid fragmentation and boost European innovation.

The Scientific Panel for Health is a science-led stakeholder platform. Their task will be to elaborate and share scientific input concerning the societal challenge and related health issues such as diabetes, obesity and healthy aging with the European Commission in the effort to promote the coordination of health research and innovation across Horizon 2020. 

The Scientific Panel for Health consists of 27 researchers from all over Europe and Professor Bente Stallknecht is one out of only two representatives from Nordic countries.