research project


INter-sectoral Health and Environment Research for InnovaTion

Our aim

INHERIT (INter-sectoral Health and Environment Research for InnovaTion) is about stimulating effective policies, practices and innovations that address key environmental stressors of health and the underlying causes of health inequity. This Horizon 2020 research project aims to encourage us to modify our current lifestyles, characterized by a ‘take, make, consume, dispose’ models of growth, to formulate scenarios for a more sustainable future, and to design, implement and test inter-sectoral initiatives to achieve the desired change.

TU/e researchers involved

Project coordinator: EuroHealthNeth

PhD students involved:

  • Hanne Spelt

Other non-TU/e researchers involved:

  • Partners of the INHERIT project are Philips Electronics Netherlands (PEN), National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), Flemisch Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (VIGeZ), Revolve Media, EuroHealthNet, Collaborating Centre on Sustainable Consumption and Production (CSCP), Federal Centre for Health Education (BZgA), University of Exeter (UNEXE), Baseque Centre for Climate Change (BC3), Lisbon University Institute (ISCTE-IUL), University of Alcala (UAH), University College London (UCL), Norwegian Institute of Science and Technology (NTNU), Public Health Agency of Sweden (FoHM), Riga City Councel Welfare Department, Charles University in Praque (CUNI), Institute of Public Health of The Republic of Macedonia (IJZRM), Institute of Preventive Medicine Environment and Occupational Health (PROLEPSIS)

Project funded by: Horizon 2020

Time-frame: 9/1/2016 - 9/1/2020