Deadline: 18 June 2015
The European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) in collaboration with The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation is announcing call for proposals for the scheme-Ethics and Regulatory Capacities with the purpose of providing clinical research support to Sub Sahara Africans and use of medicinal products and technologies for use in humans.
The scheme targets both National Ethics Committees (NECs) and National Regulatory Authorities (NRAs).
Proposals may include support for training, networking and promotion of good practices through improved recognition and accreditation of the relevant bodies.
EDCTP considers the addressing of the challenge to be appropriate between the duration of 24 to 36 months.
The total funding available for the call for proposal is up to €100,000.
- To support NECs’ development of institutional and personnel capacities to enable them to perform their national ethical oversight function over the institutional review boards; efficiently review clinical trial applications; and to provide ethical oversight for clinical trials and health research in general
- To support NRAs’ development of institutional and personnel capacities to enable improved regulatory pathway activities directly related to clinical trials and registration of new medicinal products.
- Applicants shall be legal entities hosting NECs or NRAs in sub-Saharan African countries
- The requested EDCTP contribution per activity shall not exceed €200,000.
How to Apply
Interested applicants are requested to submit their proposals online via given website.
For more information, please visit EDCTP.