UK-China partnerships against antimicrobial resistance get funding

Department of Health and Social Care, Innovate UK & UK Research and Innovation| January 2019 | UK-China partnerships against antimicrobial resistance get funding

The UK’s innovation agency, Innovate UK has just announced the winners of two research competitions to address the issue of infections resistant to antibiotics both in humans and in animals.

On behalf of the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), Innovate UK has completed two research competitions that will award £20 million of research funding for AMR research. This includes a bilateral research competition between DHSC’s Global AMR Innovation Fund  (GAMRIF) and the Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST), and a competition as part of the Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI).

Funding announced today demonstrates co-operation between UK and China to address the issue of antibiotic resistance.

The full news release can be read at Department of Health and Social Care 

Related: Funding opportunity available to UK and Chinese researchers to help tackle antimicrobial resistance (AMR)

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