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The deadline for the call for submission of project ideas 'Tackling antibiotic resistance by reusing data and increasing FAIRness' for the programme Antibiotic Resistance is on 10th September 2019 (2 pm).

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Some of these infections can no longer be effectively treated with antibiotics, which increases the risk of dying. The One Health theme supports research into the prevention and cure of infectious disease as well as zoonoses, antimicrobial resistance, vaccination, diet and health.


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Call for submission of project ideas ‘Tackling antibiotic resistance by reusing data and increasing FAIRness’


Research within the following research areas is eligible for funding in this round:

  1. Studies on how to prevent the acquisition and / or transmission of antibacterial resistant bacteria, or ABR genes in different environments according to One Health e.g., patients, hospitals, farms, nature, etc.
  2. Studies that support appropriate (use of) diagnostics.
  3. Studies that support new or improved applications for antibiotics and alternatives to antibiotics.
  4. Studies on optimising dosage and prudent use of antibiotics.

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Antibiotic Resistance (ABR)

Published on

25 June 2019


10 September 2019,


Enabling Technologies Hotels 5th call 2019


This 5th call of the ETH programme aims to:

  • Facilitate the dissemination of unique technological expertise in the Netherlands to other research groups/institutions/companies that have not worked with that technology before;
  • To stimulate novel interactions among research groups and Technology Hotels and thereby contribute to the advancement of the used technology;
  • To encourage the use of advanced life sciences technologies in public-private partnerships;
  • Propagate the use of data stewardship and data integration principles, methods and standards in advanced life sciences research projects.

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Enabling Technologies Hotels

Published on

25 June 2019


1 October 2019,


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