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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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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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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NHS England antibiotic procurement pilot project: Update webinar on 25 Mar 2020

Dear All, This email was just today received from the team leading the NHS England antibiotic procurement project (go here for a prior newsletter describing the project): Dear Stakeholders, In November 2019, we held a stakeholder webinar to share our response to the comments raised in targeted engagement  and to outline proposals for the procurement process.

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New economic models for antibiotics: Are we there yet? No, but we ARE on the road

Dear All, The Duke-Margolis team hosted an excellent full-day workshop on 16 Jan 2020. Entitled “Exploring Opportunities to Reform Antimicrobial Payment and Post-Market Incentives” and chaired by Mark McClellan, the workshop’s outstanding cast of presenters and discussants provided a thorough discussion of both the need for new payment models and and the many ongoing activities focused

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