News from UNCAN






Project name: A Coordination and Support Action to prepare platform

Project acronym: CSA : Pave the way for initiative

An initiative to better UNderstand CANcer ( is part of the implementation roadmap of two programmes of the European Union (EU), Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan and the Horizon Europe Mission on Cancer. The role of CSA, funded by the European Union through Horizon Europe, is to prepare a blueprint for within the next 15 months.

The representatives of the 29 institutions and organisations participating in the project have highlighted the importance of this scientific initiative, renewing their commitment and support toward the project while the main point of the meeting was the presentation of the activities that the partners will carry out during the 15 months of this project.

Kick off Meeting

The Coordination and Support Action “” had its official kick-off on September 8-9 2022 with a public event hosted by Inserm at les Cordeliers, Paris, France. The news release from the kick off meeting can be found here.


Role of SIOPE

The European Society For Paediatric Oncology (SIOPE) will participate in different Work packages (WPs). The key role will be to participate in the development of a report related to existing cancer research infrastructures across Europe.

More information about can be found at the Project’s website: