Establishing of Cancer Mission Hubs: Networks and Synergies

The project ECHoS (Establishing of Cancer Mission Hubs: Networks and Synergies) aims to support the implementation of Cancer Mission activities in all member states and associated countries through the establishment and development of Cancer Mission Hubs operating at national, regional and local levels.

The ECHoS consortium gathers a total of 58 partners from 28 countries.

In Norway, a Cancer Mission Hub as already been set up ( – link in Norwegian) in a collaborative effort from various actors of the oncology ecosystemSeveral members of the hub are active partners in ECHoS, including Oslo Cancer Cluster, the Norwegian Research Council, the Norwegian Cancer Society, Oslo University Hospital and SINTEF. 

ECHoS has defined the following ambitious objectives: 

  1.  To promote the creation of National Cancer Mission Hubs in MS/AC
  2.  To establish a network of support to advance the Cancer Mission across Europe 
  3.  To create synergies for the implementation of the Cancer Mission with other European initiatives towards a “Cancer in all” approach 
  4.  To create the foundations for a European network of NCMHs by developing a business continuity and operations model framework 

Oslo Cancer Cluster is leading a task in work package 3 on stakeholder engagement and cooperation and will contribute to several other work packages.


Work Programme: HORIZON Europe 

Type of Action:  Coordination Support Action (CSA) 

Budget: €6 million

Project duration: April 2023 – April 2026 (3 years) 

Lead Coordinator: AICIB, Portugal 

Project website:  


Six-month milestone

The foundations of the ECHoS project are laid and Cancer Mission activities are speeding up in Norway.

Contact info

Marine Jeanmougin

Responsible for EU and digital affairs, Oslo Cancer Cluster, and Task Lead, ECHoS


Funded by the European Union under the Horizon Europe Framework Programme. Grant Agreement Nº: 101104587. Views and opinions expressed are however those of the author(s) only and do not necessarily reflect those of the European Union or the European Health and Digital Executive Agency (HaDEA). Neither the European Union nor the granting authority can be held responsible for them.