EURIPRED: Call for application for Free Services02 October 2015

The European Research Infrastructures for Poverty Related Diseases (EURIPRED) has issued the following call:

5th call for application for free services.  List of reagents extended

Deadline: 31 October 2015

EURIPRED services

EDCTP has opening for top executive position02 October 2015

The European and Developing Countries' Clincial Trials partnership (EDCTP) is currently seeking a Director of South-South Cooperation and Head of Africa Office.

Deadline for applications 21 December 2015

Full details

TRANSVAC project continues to produce results25 September 2015

Two years after the completion of the European Commission funded, EVI co-ordinated TRANSVAC project, results are still emerging, such as the recent article in PLOS neglected tropical diseases: Deep Sequencing Analysis of the Ixodes ricinus Haemocytome

Call for EC Funded Commissioned Research17 September 2015

Commissioned research for European Small and Medium size Enterprises (SME) and Public Health Organizations.

The ADITEC project is looking to support SMEs and public health organizations from within or outside the ADITEC consortium in vaccine development work that will result in public health benefit.  We are actively seeking research proposals clearly aimed at vaccine development, where specific support can be requested in the areas listed below.  These services are offered by current ADITEC consortium partners and are available free of charge to the requesting SME or public health organization, upon approval of the proposal.

Deadline: 30 October 2015 5:00 p.m. CET

MVVC/MVVC 2 collaborator receives ASTMH 2015 Annual Meeting Travel Award13 August 2015

Muhammed Afolabi (MRC Gambia) received an ASTMH 2015 Annual Meeting Travel Award that is supported in part by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

WHO-CC Vaccine Pharmacovigilance Fellowship 7th-18th September06 August 2015

The WHO Collaborating Centre for Advocacy and Training in Pharmacovigilance is delighted to announce to you its maiden Vaccine Pharmacovigilance Fellowship Programme.  Deadline for registration is 21st August 2015.  For enquiries kindly contact us at training [at] who-pvafrica [dot] org

First Malaria vaccine with positive scientific opinion from the European Medicines Agency (EMA)24 July 2015

EVI congratulates GlaxoSmithKline and PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative (MVI) on their resounding success on the development of MosquirixTM, also known as RTS,S, for use in children aged six weeks to 17 months. 

Advanced Vaccinology Course, deadline 19 October 201515 July 2015

The Institute of Tropical Medicine and International Health in Berlin is offering a two week Advanced Vaccinology Course at Campus Virchow Klinikum CVK Charité, Berlin, 11-22 January 2016.

Acess flyer for more information and application form

BELLEROPHON Call for process development and GMP manufacture of a vaccine candidate17 June 2015

BELLEROPHON would like to make a call for the process development and production in E. coli according to Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) of a protein vaccine candidate to be used in toxicological and phase I studies.  The subcontracting is expected in Q4 2015.

MVVC/MVVC 2 meeting, Oxford 4 - 5 March 201517 June 2015

The annual meeting of MVVC / MVVC 2 held in Oxford in March is mentioned in the EDCTP May news letter (page 6).  Field trials of a new combination malaria vaccine, which are an integral part of the MVVC2 project, are funded by among others EDCTP.