The high-level event celebrated the launch of the EDCTP2 programme. The event was jointly organised by the European Commission and EDCTP, under the auspices of the South African Department of Science and Technology. It provided an opportunity to discuss the role and strategic vision of the second EDCTP programme as well as explore possibilities for synergies with other international initiatives.
The high-level event expects to welcome approximately 200 delegates, including African and European government representatives, major research funders, scientists, industry representatives and other experts in the field. The event will take place at the Vineyard Hotel in Cape Town. Participation is by invitation only.
Visits to research institutions and clinical trials site in the Cape Town area which received funding from EDCTP will be organised on 3 December 2014.