The government has approved this Tuesday for 9.550.000 euros to attend the 2019 call for grants of the Strategic Plan for Research and Innovation in Health (Peris 2016-2020). This project is one of the axes of the Ministry of Health for planning, momentum and coordination and innovation for the coming years.
The objective of the research is: to promote the training of citizens in the innovation policies of the health system; increase the quality of the research that is done in the field of health; intensify the capacity to transfer the knowledge generated by researchers to the care processes; strengthen the leadership of research centers; strengthen the training of health professionals; Integrate research and innovation policies in existing ones; enhance the role of the health system as an agent of innovation; and promote scientific dissemination and knowledge in the field of health.
The Peris Plan, whose main objective is to improve the health of citizens through research and strengthen the leadership of Catalonia in this area, “forecasts to improve transparency in the allocation of resources among the different actors that use them. “, Han explained in a statement.
The project, also promoted from the Department of Enterprise and Knowledge of the Generalitat, The priority of the thematic areas, The prevention of disease, The reduction of its impact and Equity among citizens, Thanks, precisely to public investment.
The Plan also has the Advisory Council on Research and Innovation Policy (Capris), which is in charge of advising the Counseling in these areas. Is qualified to be recognized international prestige in health sciences and other agents of the sector that can contribute their vision to the project. In addition to the participation of representatives of the Patient Advisory Board to “ensure that the voice of patients is formally represented in this body.
Distefar supports innovation in health whenever it can improve the health of citizens.