The Innovative Medicines Initiative is a jointly funded partnership between the European Union, represented by the European Commission, and the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA).

The Innovative Medicines Initiative2 Joint Undertaking (IMI2 JU) has been created following the principles below: Research related to the future of medicine should be undertaken in areas where societal, public health and biomedical industry competitiveness goals are aligned and require the pooling of resources and greater collaboration between the public and private sectors, with the involvement of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs).

Topics

For full details of the topics, including the budget breakdown and the General Conditions for the Call for proposals, click on the links above (which take you directly to the relevant page of the Participant Portal) or read the IMI2 – Call 18 Text.

Indicative budget

  • From EFPIA companies and IMI2 Associated Partners: EUR 85 871 760
  • From the IMI2 JU: EUR 74 866 000

Key dates and deadlines

  • Draft topic texts published: 10 April 2019
  • Publication date: 26 June 2019
  • Stage 1 submission start date: 26 June 2019
  • Stage 1 submission deadline: 26 September 2019 (17:00:00 Brussels time)
  • Stage 2 submission deadline: 26 March 2020 (17:00:00 Brussels time)

How to apply

All documents relating to the Call can be found via the Funding and Tenders Portal and the IMI2 Call documents page, in particular the IMI Manual for evaluation, submission and grant award – version 1.7.

Short proposals must be submitted via the electronic submission system of the Funding and Tenders Portal. To start submitting your proposal, simply click on the relevant topic above – this will take you directly to that topic’s page on the Participant Portal. Once there, scroll down and click on ‘Start submission’.

Detailed guidance on how to submit a proposal, including a detailed user manual and frequently asked questions, can be found under the Submit a Proposal section of the Participant Portal Horizon 2020 Online Manual.

To submit a proposal via the electronic submission system, applicants will need to have an EU Login account and ensure that their organisation is registered as a beneficiary.

Useful information

Sign up to / catch up on the IMI2 – Call 18-19 webinars.

Read our tips for applicants and advice on finding project partners.

Get support

Contact the IMI Programme Office.

Looking for local support? Contact your local States Representatives Group  member or your local National Contact Point (NCP).