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[Information & Event] EU-India Call: Next Generation Influenza Vaccine to protect citizens worldwide

The European Commission (EC) and the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India have launched a flagship call on the next generation influenza vaccine.


For this call, the EC through the European Union funding programme for research and innovation ‘Horizon 2020’ has committed EUR 15 million and the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India, agreed to match that amount. In total, funding of EUR 30 million will thus be available for joint project proposals.  Applicants from other countries may also join EU-India consortia.


The complete call text can be found at:


DBT’s guidelines for Indian participation are available at:


Promotion events:

DBT and the Delegation of the European Union to India are pleased to announce the information and project preparation events in four cities (New Delhi, Hyderabad, Bangalore and Pune) in India.  The first information and networking event will take place in New Delhi on 28 August 2018 at Hotel Méridien and Hyderabad on 30 August 2018.


Tentative schedule for Bangalore and Pune programme: hope to confirmed before 15/08.

We hope that many interested and potential applicants from Europe will be able to travel to India for this unique cooperation opportunity.Please find attached detailed information about the event schedule. Feel free to circulate to NCP of your country and relevant organisations in India and Europe.

Click here to download schedule of events :  http://bit.ly/2uTjjBx


We highly count on your support and cooperation to make this call successful!


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