The main objective of the biomarkers in nutrition and health (BioNH call is to support interdisciplinary research and innovative approaches for the validation of Biomarkers and the investigation of intake/exposure and nutritional status of biomarkers within Nutrition and Health. This will be a key step in the implementation of the JPI HDHL (healthy diet for healthy life) strategic research agenda. The BioNH call in particular aims to define and harmonise the methodology necessary to prove the nutritional effects in the development of foods.
Thirteen countries have agreed to participate in this transnational initiative and these include: Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, and Switzerland.
The indicative budget of € 5.8 million will support translational projects (a minimum of 3 partners from 3 different partner countries) for a period of 3 years. The deadline for submitting proposals is on June 10th 2014 at 5pm (CEST).