IMI opens tender to develop therapeutics and diagnostics against novel virus

Tenders Materials 10 March 2020 17:03 (UTC +04:00)

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Mar. 10

By Sadraddin Agjayev - Trend:

Innovative Medicines Initiative, European initiative to improve the competitive situation of the European Union in the field of pharmaceutical research, has announced tender worth 45 million euros for development of therapeutics and diagnostics to address the novel virus, Trend reports referring to the Initiative's web-page (IMI).

Those willing to participate in the tender must submit their proposals via the special electronic submission system.

All documents and additional background information can be found on the Innovative Medicines Initiative web pages. The tender proposal deadline is March 31, 2020.

The tender is announced for the following lots:

Development of antivirals as well as other types of therapeutics to address a rapid response to the current COVID-19 outbreak;

Development of therapeutics to address the current and/or future coronavirus outbreaks;

Development of fast and reliable tools for detection of COVID-19 carriers and symptomatic individuals suspected of COVID-19 infection.


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