Open calls

Closing: 11 October 2018

The purpose of this call for proposals is to provide funding to projects focusing on validation of the clinical performance and/or implementation of new or improved diagnostic tools and technologies for detection of any of the PRDs, including as co-infections.

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Ninth EDCTP Forum

17 – 21 September 2018
Lisbon, Portugal

The Forum will bring together scientists, policy makers, funders and global health partners in the field of clinical research and development (R&D) for poverty-related diseases, with emphasis on African and European participation, providing a valuable opportunity to share new results and form new collaborative links with international colleagues. The main Forum programme will include plenary sessions, parallel sessions, exhibition of posters, symposia, workshops, and various opportunities for discussion and collaboration.

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Evidence Informed Policy Making: Water-Energy-Food-Health
9 – 11 December 2018, Pretoria, South Africa

Science Forum South Africa
12 – 14 December 2018, Pretoria, South Africa

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The Zukunftskolleg is an Institute for Advanced Study for early career researchers at the University of Konstanz, Germany. The two-year postdoctoral fellowship is for those in the early stage of their career who plan to develop and implement an independent research project. Three two-year positions are on offer. Five-year research fellowships promote researchers with significant work experience at the postdoctoral level aiming for a career in academia. Two five-year positions are on offer. The deadline for application is 15 October 2018.

Applications are open for the 2018 African Union Kwame Nkrumah Awards for Scientific Excellence. The objective is to award top African scientists for their achievements and valuable discoveries and findings in science, technology and innovation. The closing date for nominations is 10 November 2018.

A new tools has been launched to help identify high potential innovations and innovators in EU-funded research and innovation projects.