IN-4-AHA Twinning: Second call for applications!


The first call for IN-4-AHA’s twinning program will promote knowledge exchanges regarding 7 innovative practices originating from organizations located in Spain, Portugal, Northern Ireland, and the Netherlands. You can read more about the selected programs in our website and in futurium.

There are still 3 open slots for new twinning pairs. You still have the opportunity to apply! Submissions are open between the 7th of January until the 4th of February.


The total budget awarded for each twinning pair is 5.000 each, to fund costs with travel, accommodation, public and private transport in and from the nearest airport and hotel or the Originator/Adopters address. The amounts can be awarded regardless of twinning type and it’s up to stakeholders to submit activities, up until the limit.

What types of innovative practices are we looking for?

Innovative practices to be scaled and transferred should be aligned with any of the following goals and the link with the goal (or goals) should be clearly outlined in the application. The preferred innovative practices are affiliated with the following goals (aligned with the next European partnership’s ambitions to transform health and care systems:


  1. Improving the monitoring of health and care systems performance.
  2. increasing availability of practical solutions co-created with end-users and stakeholders as well as ecosystem wide business models.
  3. Improving the capacity to plan and carry out efficient investments in health and care systems at national/regional level.
  4. evidence-based strategies and policies on transforming health and care systems.
  5. increasing leadership of European researchers in the relevant field by increasing digital and health literacy among citizens and health and care practitioners.
  6. increasing capacity-building efforts to facilitate the use of a common language among relevant stakeholders.


Who can apply?

Any stakeholder type (Policy Makers, Innovators, Need owners, R&D expertise, Investor & funding organizations and Business environment enablers), as long as they have a reference status themselves (see the attached Reference Sites List), as an institution, or are a part of a Reference Site (proved through a letter of support from the managing entity/coordinator of the respective Reference Site, or a link to the RS website where the organization is clearly represented).

How to apply

By filling out the form provided in the link: .

Or, alternatively, fill put the word document version of the form and send it to 

DEADLINE: 4 February 2022




Reference Sites List
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Word document application form
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