This database contains information on EU funded dementia research projects, undertaken since 2007. It is the product of a mapping exercise of European funding programmes for dementia research conducted by Alzheimer Europe in 2020. This database is not an exhaustive resource of information. It contains information about European projects that are funded by European programmes including FP7, H2020, IMI, JNPD, AAL and EU Health.

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22nd Alzheimer Europe Conference: Changing perceptions, practice and policy

The Commission Communication on a European initiative on Alzheimer`s disease ingled out four main areas for greater EU collaboration:

  • Acting early to diagnose dementia,
  • A shared European effort in research,
  • National solidarity and exchange of best care practices,
  • Respecting the rights of people with dementia.
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€ 60 000
European Countries Involved

23rd AE Conference: Living well in a dementia friendly society

The Conference will organise an exchange of information and best practices on key aspects of the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing in the fields of Integrated care, Prevention, Dementia friendly society and Innovative solutions.
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€ 80 000
European Countries Involved

24th AE Conference

The Conference is fully in line with the areas singled out in the Commission Communication on a European initiative on Alzheimer`s disease for greater EU collaboration, namely

1. Acting early to diagnose dementia,

2. A shared European effort in research,

3. National solidarity and exchange of best care practices,

4. Respecting the...

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€ 100 000
European Countries Involved

A European multicentre double-blind placebo-controlled phase III trial of nilvadIpine in mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease

NILVAD

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is an ever-increasing public health concern among the aging population and is the most common form of dementia affecting more than 15 million individuals worldwide and around 5 million Europeans. The direct and indirect costs of AD and other dementias amount to more than €440,000 million each year (www.alz.org, 2010).Even...

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€ 7 916 016

Aetionomy – Organising Mechanistic Knowledge about Neurodegenerative Diseases for the Improvement of Drug Development and Therapy

AETIONOMY

IMI’s Call 8 is geared to develop knowledge frameworks for ‘druggable mechanisms’ for two domains of pathophysiology. In response to this call, we propose (I) the development of a generic AETIONOMY pipeline to capture and infer over mechanistic knowledge of pathophysiology, and  (II) the focused application of this pipeline to derive clinically...

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€ 17 546 060

AE_FY2013

Alzheimer Europe (AE) defines its mission as "changing perceptions, practice and policy in order to improve the access of people with dementia and their carers to treatment options and care services". In addition, the organisation has defined its guiding philosophy as "promoting the autonomy and self-determination of people with dementia and their...
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€ 190 000
European Countries Involved

AE_FY2014_FY2013

Alzheimer Europe (AE) defines its mission as "changing perceptions, practice and policy in order to improve the access of people with dementia and their carers to treatment options and care services". In addition, the organisation has defined its guiding philosophy as "promoting the autonomy and self-determination of people with dementia and their...
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€ 285 168
European Countries Involved

Alzheimer Europe (2015-2017)

The 2015-2017 framework programme of Alzheimer Europe aims to achieve the following objectives:

1. Increasing knowledge about current national dementia policies and strategies, in order to promote best practices and reduce inequalities in dementia care in Europe (dementia-friendly communities, legal capacity and proxy decision making, care...

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€ 422 880
European Countries Involved

Alzheimer Europe (2015-2017)

The 2015-2017 framework programme of Alzheimer Europe aims to achieve the following objectives: Increasing knowledge about current national dementia policies and strategies, in order to promote best practices and reduce inequalities in dementia care in Europe (dementia-friendly communities, legal capacity and proxy decision making, care standards...
Funding Programme
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Total Funding
€ 422 880
European Countries Involved

Alzheimer Europe - AE FY 2011

Alzheimer Europe defines its mission as "changing perceptions, practice and policy in order to improve the access of people with dementia and their carers to treatment options and care services". To achieve its mission, Alzheimer Europe has defined the following six objectives in its strategic plan which covers the period of 2006-2010:Representing...
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Total Funding
€ 200 000
European Countries Involved

Alzheimer Europe 2016

The key objectives of AE's 2016 activities are as follows:

  • Increasing knowledge about current national dementia policies in order to promote best practices and reduce existing inequalities in dementia care in Europe;
  • Promoting collaboration and exchange on ethical issues linked to dementia; Improving the involvement of people with dementia in...
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€ 434 192
European Countries Involved

Alzheimer Europe 2017

The key objectives of Alzheimer Europe's 2017 operating grant are: the inventory and comparison of care standards for care services for people with dementia and their carers and the publiciation of results in the 2017 Dementia in Europe Yearbook, the analysis of ethical issues linked to societal obligations to people with dementia and the...
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€ 445 422
European Countries Involved
 
Acknowledgement
Alzheimer Europe's database on research projects was developed as part of the 2020 Work Plan which received funding under an operating grant from the European Union’s Health Programme (2014–2020).