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EMVI


Strategic Support Measures (INCO)

European Malaria Vaccine Initiative
Framework programme:
5
Project number:
ICC1-CT-2002-50001
EC contribution:
€ 700 000
Duration:
36 months
Type:
AM
Starting date:
1 August 2002

Summary:

To contribute to the European Commission's Accelerated Action for Control of the Poverty Related Diseases by sustaining and expanding a European Clinical Trials and Development Platform for Malaria vaccines, enabling co-ordination of EC and EU efforts. To ensure international co-ordination and collaboration in malaria vaccines development and testing. To put in place a structure needed to ensure rapid and flexible reaction to technological and scientific breakthroughs in malaria vaccine development. To provide a mechanism for EU Member States' financial contributions towards achieving the common goal of developing affordable and accessible vaccines in endemic areas.

Objectives:

The objectives of this project are:

1) to contribute to the European Commission's Accelerated Action for Control of the Poverty Related Diseases by sustaining and expanding a European clinical trials and development platform for malaria vaccines, enabling coordination of EC and EU efforts
2) to ensure international coordination and collaboration in malaria vaccine development and testing
3) to put in place a structure that is needed to ensure rapid and flexible reaction to technological and scientific breakthroughs in malaria vaccine development
4) to provide a mechanism for EU Member States' financial contributions towards achieving the common goal of developing affordable and accessible vaccines in endemic areas.

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