PREVENT is a collaborative EU-funded Action to Improve and Upscale Primary Prevention of Cancer by Addressing Childhood Obesity. Through diligent implementation research and a comprehensive approach, PREVENT aims to lay the foundation for a future where healthier lifestyles and brighter tomorrows await every child.

Supported and funded by the European Commission through the Horizon Europe program.
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The Project

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How we will do it?

Our work packages are evolving, but include consideration, development and focus on:

Analysing policies, identifying gaps, metrics, forging novel policies

Designing, setting Living Labs, digital tools; operating transparent AI middleware

Exploring PREVENT co-creation, tailoring for contextual interventions, engagements

Multi-parametric assessment and validation: introducing common, fused risk validation framework; compatibility analysis

Setting up framework for upscaling interventions, selecting best practices, scaling model, proposing legislation

Establishing ethical, GDPR-compliant legal framework

Defining ethics requirements for project compliance

Communication and Dissemination

Consortium partners

This project brings together 20 partners from 7 European nations to combat youth obesity. Through the implementation of interventions tailored to specific contexts, it addresses primary risks and lowers cancer concerns associated with excess weight. The collaboration seamlessly merges academic institutions, health authorities, ministries, schools, safety agencies, associations, and nonprofits collaborating as one cohesive force.

News and Events

Find out about the latest PREVENT related news and events.

PREVENT’s Third Plenary Meeting Highlights

The third plenary meeting of the PREVENT project in Stockholm brought together partners from across Europe to discuss significant advancements and plan for future initiatives. The meeting began with a comprehensive summary of the project's [...]