Strengthening the Occupational Health Expertise and Scientific Capacity of Public Institution of Turkey

01 January 2016 → 31 December 2018
European funding: framework programme
Research disciplines
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Public health sciences not elsewhere classified
occupational health
Other information
Project description

The general aim of this project (ESPrIT) is to strengthen the scientific standing PHIT in the field of occupational health, with a particular focus on occupational diseases. The project will be realised with the assistance of the applied research organisation TNO (NL) that has a position in the top 5of EU institutes in occupational health & safety research, and the academic institutes VUmc (NL) with a leading position in medical and social sciences and UGent (BE) with a leading position in public health and educational sciences and teaching of occupational medicine.

Role of Ghent University
Ghent University is the leader of a work package on Scientific Capacity Building (to design and deliver training programmes) and is involved in all the other work packages e.g. Scientific excellence, exchange and cooperation, innovation. PHIT scientists will be mentored and coached by Belgium scientists to improve specific research proposals and scientific papers.