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INDIA-UK ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE SANDPIT MEETING CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST WITH CLOSING DATE 01ST OCTOBER, 2017


Call status: Closed
Date of sandpit: 06 – 10 November 2017
Location: Delhi, India
Closing date for applications: 1st OCTOBER 2017

Call Outline

Department of Biotechnology (DBT) Government of India and UK Research Councils are pleased to invite expressions of interest to participate in an Antimicrobial Resistance Sandpit. This sandpit will lead to collaborative research projects aimed at addressing the issue of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in humans and animals in India. The sandpit will facilitate the formation of teams and development of outline proposals that will subsequently be developed into full proposals for submission to the Department of Biotechnology (DBT) Government of India-UK Research Council; Antimicrobial Resistance Initiative. Successful proposals developed through the sandpit will be jointly funded by the Department of Biotechnology DBT and UK Research Councils.

This document explains the process for Indian researchers to submit expressions of interest in attending the sandpit. The UK research councils are inviting expression of interest from UK researchers.

Applications are invited from Indian academics/researchers eligible to receive funding from any Department of Biotechnology.

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Further information

DBT will select Indian participants for the sandpit via a separate process. For any enquiries from India-based researchers please contact:

Dr Sanjay Kalia,
email: sanjay.kalia@nic.in

For any enquiries from UK researchers regarding eligibility, scientific remit, the sandpit event or the application process, please contact: amr@esrc.ac.uk. Alternatively, contact

Naomi Beaumont
Telephone: 01793 413058
Cora Jaitner
Telephone: 01793 413101

Queries from prospective applicants may be shared across funders involved in this initiative.