Press release: IMI launches €130m Calls for proposals with focus on Alzheimer’s, big data, vaccines, & more

Today, the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) is launching two new Calls for proposals with topics on Alzheimer’s disease, big data, vaccines, autoimmune disease, the blood-brain barrier, drug development, and the exploitation of IMI project results.


What should NADP do for you? Feedback from NADP launch event 18 April 2017

During the NADP launch event, we asked the scientific and business community to provide input on the aims and activities planned for NADP. What should NADP do for you?


NADP view on international R&D initiatives on new antibiotics and alternatives

Kees de Joncheere, chair of the NADP Executive Board and former Director of the Essential Medicines and Health Products Department at the World Health Organisation (WHO) is focused on the international opportunities for NADP. Over the last years increasing concern has been expressed at the international level over the threat of antimicrobial resistance, leading to the adoption of the Global Action Plan on AMR by the WHO World Health Assembly, and the UN General Assembly resolution on AMR in 2016.


NADP Alliance Management and support in NWO-TTW grant applications

An interview with Schelto Korf, NADP Alliance Manager

My role at the Netherlands Antibiotic Development Platform (NADP) as Alliance manager is to support academics and companies in finding new partners for collaboration in R&D of antibiotics and alternatives.


Expert meeting WHO: the role of water in the spread of antimicrobial resistant bacteria

On 5 and 6 July the KWR Watercycle Research Institute has hosted a WHO expert meeting meeting for 35 international experts on water and antimicrobial resistant bacteria to write an action plan for the WHO to stop the spread of antibiotic resistance through water. The water sector has a central position in a lot of these processes, allowing them to contribute to the approach to stop the spread of antibiotic resistance.


European ‘One Health’ plan aims to curb antimicrobial resistance

Action plan treats human and animal health as interconnected

The European commission has launched a plan to tackle antimicrobial resistance through concrete actions, including stricter monitoring of antibiotic use in farm animals, boosting research into epidemiology and reinforcing cooperation with institutions such as the World Health Organization.