Innovative approaches to enhance poverty-related diseases research – 2020

This call for proposals supports a number of small- to medium-scale clinical trials and/or clinical research studies that aim to deliver proof of concept or validation of smart, highly innovative technologies or concepts to prevent, treat or diagnose PRDs in sub-Saharan Africa. The call was strictly aimed at supporting novel innovations.

Call identifier: RIA2020I

See the corresponding call for proposals.

fPCV – Niger
Determining whether mass campaigns with fractional dose PCV10 would accelerate herd protection against pneumococcal transmission in sub-Saharan Africa

Epicentre, Paris, France, with partners in Kenya, Niger, and the United Kingdom 
Project coordinator: Dr Rebecca Grais
Starting date: 01 May 2021
Duration: 21 months
EDCTP grant amount: EUR 1,442,935
Grant agreement: RIA2020I-3282

VL-INNO
Next-generation diagnostics and oral treatment for visceral leishmaniasis in Eastern Africa: transforming patient care through innovation

Drugs for Neglected Diseases innovation (DNDi), Geneva, Switzerland, with partners in Belgium, Ethiopia, Kenya, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom 
Project coordinator: Dr Fabiana Alves (DNDi)
Starting date: 01 October 2021
Duration: 39 months
EDCTP grant amount: EUR 4,970,462
Grant agreement: RIA2020I-3290