SBRI funding competition: vaccines for global epidemics - clinical

Organisations can apply for a share of £35 million to develop new vaccines against infectious diseases.

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This competition opened on 23 January 2017 and is now closed for registrations.

The Department of Health is to invest up to £35 million in projects to develop new vaccines against infectious diseases.

This competition aims to support the clinical development of candidate vaccines against 12 diseases. The UK Vaccine Network has identified these diseases as a priority because they have the potential to cause epidemics in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs).

The competition is a single stage. It covers carrying out clinical development of vaccines up to and including phase IIb trials. We expect that individual contracts will be valued up to £3 million. Projects should last between 24 and 36 months.

This is a Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) competition run in partnership with the Department of Health and the Medical Research Council. It is open to organisations of all sizes. Academic, industry and government bodies are all eligible to apply for funding.

You must register before noon on 12 April 2017.

You must apply before noon on 19 April 2017.

Watch the recording of the briefing event for the pre-clinical competition.

Register and apply online.

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Published 8 November 2016
Last updated 12 April 2017 + show all updates
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