Accelerating research

and development of

new antibiotics and




Call open: Novel Antibacterial Compounds and Therapies Antagonizing Resistance (NACTAR)

24 mei 2017

The Dutch Ministry of Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport and NWO Domain TTW have jointly commissioned an ambitious research programme on the development of new antibiotics and alternatives to antibiotics. As a result, we present here the Call for Proposals focusing on ´Novel Antibacterial Compounds and Therapies Antagonizing Resistance’ (NACTAR). The main goal of the programme is to facilitate research and development of new antimicrobial molecules and alternatives to antibiotics, which should become available for the healthcare system for a fair and affordable price.

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Succesful NADP launch event in Utrecht

1 mei 2017
Prof Ben Feringa

The NADP team is very pleased with the large attendance and the high level of interaction at the NADP launch event on 18 April 2017.

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NADP takes the next step towards new antibiotics and alternatives

2 maart 2017

Within the Netherlands Antibiotic Development Platform (NADP), knowledge institutions and the business community will work together to develop new antibiotics and alternatives. The core mission of NADP is to bring companies and research groups together to accelerate research into the development of new antibiotics and alternatives to antibiotics. NADP will thereby focus on organisations that work on the treatment and prevention of bacterial infections in humans and animals. A new public-private research programme by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) domain Applied and Technical Sciences (NWO TTW) will support these developments.

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Call for proposals on new antibiotics and alternatives

22 februari 2017

The NWO-domain Applied and Engineering Sciences (TTW) will be launching a new research programme to support support the acceleration of the development of new antibiotics and alternatives.

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NADP Events

No upcoming events

Currently there are no upcoming events planned.

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Launch Event NADP

On 18 April 2017, the official launch of the NADP will take place in Utrecht, the Netherlands. The programme on 18 April will include an informative session on the upcoming call from the NWO-domain Applied and Engineering Sciences (NWO TTW) on new antibiotics and alternatives. This call is expected to open at the end of April, and a matchmaking session will be part of the afternoon program to give you the opportunity to meet new partners for the NWO TTW call.

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