EDCTP Call for Proposals “Vaccines for poverty-related diseases”

EDCTP recently published new Calls for Proposals.

For tuberculosis vaccine development, in particular the call “Vaccines for poverty-related diseases” is of interest to TB vaccine R&D partners.
Information on this specific call can be found below.
On the EDCTP website further details can be found on this call and on all EDCTP new calls for proposals: http://www.edctp.org/funding-opportunities/calls/

Call for Proposals: “Vaccines for poverty-related diseases”
Type of action:Research and Innovation Action (RIA)
Call budget: € 70M
Maximum funding:€ 15M
Funding level:100% of eligible costs
Stage 1 Open date: 7 July 2016, 17:00
Stage 1 Close date: 13 October 2016, 17:00
Stage 2 Open date: 22 December 2016, 17:00
Stage 2 Close date: 16 March 2017, 17:00

The purpose of this call is to support large-scale collaborative projects which include one or more clinical trials (phase I to IV) aiming to accelerate the clinical development of new vaccines (preventive or therapeutic) against one of the PRDs. Applications must include at least one clinical trial which will be carried out in sub-Saharan Africa to test the safety, immunogenicity and/or efficacy of the vaccine(s).