|Request for Applications||Issue date:||Closing dates:|
|South Africa-UK Antibiotic Accelerator Initiative||3 July 2019||
Compulsory Intention to submit: 29 July 2019 - 23:59 (BST)
Full Request for Applications: 5 September 2019 - 17:00 GMT+1
The UK MRC and South African MRC (SAMRC) are pleased to invite proposals to the South Africa – UK Antibiotic Accelerator under the umbrella of the Newton Fund.
This initiative will provide funding for high quality collaborative research partnerships focused on addressing the growing global burden of antimicrobial resistance, specifically antibacterial resistance in (South) Africa, through drug discovery.
In total, the MRC will make up to £2 million available to support the antibiotic accelerator over a three-year period. The UK contribution will be matched by SAMRC who will provide up to R24 million.
This call will fund an Antibiotic Accelerator comprised of UK- and South Africa-based researchers working on pre-competitive antibacterial drug discovery. It is important to note that:
For support under this call, applicants must be eligible to apply for funding from their respective country’s funding agency:
All proposals for this call must meet Newton Fund requirements. In particular, proposals must be compliant with Official Development Assistance (ODA) funding rules.
Principal Investigators (PIs) may only submit one application to this scheme as PI but may be involved in more applications if listed as a Co-Investigator.
Applicants with queries regarding eligibility should contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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South Africa-UK Antibiotic Accelerator Initiative Request for Applications
Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 17:00