Links and Resources

HorizonHealth.eu: in touch with European research

Horizon Health is a web portal for journalists and interested citizens looking for accurate, up-to-date, and accessible information on health research funded by the EU. The website contains a library of projects that are presented by areas of research in a user-friendly and interactive format including videos, timelines and interviews with scientists with the aim of bringing research closer to European citizens. A profile for EUROCONDOR project is published on the online portal. To view it, click here. To visit HorizonHealth.eu, click here.


EVICR Network

The European Vision Institute Clinical Research Network (EVICR) is a network of European Ophthalmological Clinical Research Sites, dedicated to perform clinical research in ophthalmology with the highest standards of quality, in order to develop and optimise the use of diagnostic, prevention and treatment strategies in ophthalmology. All the clinical centres taking part in EUROCONDOR are members of the EVICR network. For more information, visit www.evicr.net


IDF Europe Newsroom

IDF Europe, partner of the EUROCONDOR project, has built an online platform - the IDF Europe Newsroom - to share the latest developments of research projects in the field of diabetes and chronic diseases. The newsroom also gives visitors a round-up of all the activities carried out by diabetes associations and the wider diabetes community in Europe. Find out more on newsroom.idf-europe.org.


Projects

3D-NET

The 3D-NET research project focuses on drug discovery and the development of novel eye therapeutics. There is an unmet clinical need for more effective treatments to halt or reverse eye diseases including age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and corneal inflammation. 3D-NET establishes a European network of industry and academic partners, who exchange knowledge, people, and expertise to enhance the discovery and development of drugs that target these ocular pathologies. Click here for more information.


REDDSTAR Project: Reducing diabetes complications using stem cells

REDDSTAR, Repair of Diabetic Damage by Stromal Cell Administration, is an EU-funded project which will develop and test bone marrow derived stromal cell therapy to treat diabetes mellitus. The objective is to control blood glucose while also addressing a range of six diabetes-related complications: retinopathy, nephropathy, neuropathy, diabetic cardiomyopathy, impaired bone fracture repair and diabetic foot ulcers. Click here to find out more.