Indo-Norwegian researcher projects on antimicrobial resistance

Indian and Norwegian scientists/researchers to submit proposals for cooperative research projects in the research fields indicated below. The proposed collaboration should strengthen already on-going research activities in each research group and contribute significant added value to these on-going activities.

Deadline: 26 April 2017.

The MoU between the Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR) and the Research Council of Norway (RCN), seeks to establish a health research relationship for encouraging research in a range of health-related areas of mutual interest, including human vaccines, infectious diseases and antimicrobial resistance.

Research areas covered

  • Surveillance systems for antimicrobial resistance and antibiotic use in humans and/or animal population
  • Design, implementation and evaluation of antibiotic stewardship programs including intervention studies to promote infection control and clinical practice guidelines in hospitals, primary care and veterinary medicine
  • Novel strategies for diagnosis and treatment of infections caused by multidrug-resistance bacteria
  • Ecological, evolutionary and molecular properties of antimicrobial resistance

What types of activities are eligible for funding?

Funding may be sought for researcher projects. Joint researcher projects might have a duration of up to 3 years for the Norwegian part of the project, including dissemination and network activities (e.g. workshops, conferences) as well as visits of Indian and Norwegian researchers to the counterpart country.

How much can be applied for?

The proposed RCN projects should have funding from RCN in the following range: 5-8 million NOK in the entire project period.

Who can apply

Joint proposals must be developed in cooperation between Principal Investigators (PIs) representing a research institution in Norway and a research institution in India. Each partner PI must submit separate research proposal from their institution. There should not be more than one contract partner from each country in each project.

Go to call

More information about the call on the Research Council of Norway website.

Published Jan. 6, 2017 12:00 PM - Last modified Jan. 6, 2017 3:39 PM