Incentives

New antibiotics are not being registered or sold in Europe in a timely manner

Dear All (and with thanks to Kevin for leading the charge on this newsletter), While listening to last week’s BEAM-sponsored AMR Conference (really a wonderful conference, thank you Team BEAM, go here to listen to the sessions), we tumbled onto a really, really disturbing trend: New antibiotics are not being registered or sold in Europe in

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CARB-X at work! New funding round, new job opportunities

Dear All, Two things on a Friday afternoon: First,CARB-X Funding Round 4 will be open from 12-19 Nov 2019 for Expressions of Interest (EOIs). This round is very focused and seeks only applications for new classes and/or new targets in early development phases (hit-to-lead through Phase 1) targeting a specific list of Gram-negative pathogens (see link,

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BARDA seeks to support a VC-like mechanism for Medical Countermeasure (MCM) innovation / Your chance to provide input!

Dear All, BARDA is (yet again!) pushing the envelope with novel ways to support innovation. Their DRIVe group has just released an RFI in which they request input on their plans to create a VC-like mechanism through a third party to support innovation in the MCM (medical countermeasure) space. Go here for the complete RFI, but I’ll reproduce a

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EMA Network Strategy to 2025: Action on AMR / Comments due 4 Sep

Dear All, We learned today during the BEAM AMR conference (link) that EMA released a call on 7 June 202 for comments on their draft Network Strategy to 2025 that considers how “the European medicines agencies’ network can continue to enable the supply of safe and effective medicines that meet patients’ needs in the face of challenges

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Global AMR Hub launches Incentives Gallery / AMR Conference is underway

Dear All, In case you missed it, the 4th AMR Conference sponsored by BEAM, CARB-X, Novo REPAIR, Wellcome Trust, the UK, and many others (link) is in full swing through Friday 28 Aug. The webinar technology is working well, the content is excellent, I’m seeing several hundred participants in the sessions, and chat rooms are

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