External Opportunities

The following external funding calls may be of interest to BactiVac members and we also flag these opportunities on our Twitter feed.

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Funding Opportunities

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TRANSVAC M1 Clinical vaccine development and biomanufacturing training course. This course has been developed in close collaboration with leading clinicians, veterinarians and industrial partners who conduct clinical trials. Apply now if you are working in vaccinology, or interested in learning about the vaccine clinical development process, including those from academia, industry, or regulatory bodies. The Programme provides state-of-the-art teaching in both human and veterinary vaccinology, drawing on the experience of Oxford University. For more information click here.

15 July 2020

TRANSVAC M2 Human and Veterinary Vaccinology training course. The course covers both human and veterinary vaccinology, highlighting important principles which are relevant to vaccine deployment for human and animal diseases, and the One Health approach. Using a number of examples, it explores vaccine design and efficacy testing, and the use of adjuvants. Apply now if you are working in vaccinology, or interested in learning about the vaccine design and development. For more information click here.

15 July 2020 

Capacity development for disease outbreak and epidemic response in sub-Saharan Africa, in collaboration with Africa CDC. The purpose of this Call for Proposals is to establish an African cohort of epidemiologists by supporting institutions in sub-Saharan Africa and Europe that provide master’s training in epidemiology and biostatistics, as part of the Africa CDC’s framework for public health workforce development. Ultimately these grants will contribute to the generation of a critical mass of epidemiologists and biostatisticians and institutional research capacity in sub-Saharan Africa. For more information click here.

30 July 2020, 17:00

MRC/DFID African Research Leader scheme 2020. This MRC/ DFID jointly funded scheme aims to strengthen research leadership across sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) by attracting and retaining exceptionally talented individuals who will lead high quality programmes of research on key global health issues pertinent to SSA. The scheme is open to talented and enthusiastic African investigators working in all biomedical and health research areas within the MRC/DFID remit on global health. 

8 Sep 2020 16:00 GMT+1