Interested in finding cures to diseases that plague poor people in Africa and parts of Asia?
The U.K. Department for International Development launched its health research competition on Tuesday (March 13). The competition centers on the development of new technologies that combat diseases associated with poverty, which is part of the agency’s research strategy. Up to 30 million pounds ($47 million) annually will be made available over the next five years for successful applications.
Priority will be given to applications that align with the agency’s present interests, such as development of new drugs for malaria, neglected tropical diseases, and communicable diseases like tuberculosis and HIV. Also included are technologies concerning reproductive, maternal and newborn health.
Interested organizations may email their Expressions of Interest to DfID. Deadline of submission is on April 23.
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