More than EUR 56 million raised to fund initiative to fight antibiotic resistance

[Berlin – 4 September 2017]
Germany hosts pledging event for GARDP, a new initiative to develop new antibiotic treatments
Germany together with a number of countries and foundations today pledged EUR 56.5 million to help develop new treatments to fight against antibiotic resistance, during a fundraising event for the Global Antibiotic Research and Development Partnership (GARDP), hosted in Berlin by the German Federal Ministry of Health and the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research.
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Gröhe: „Wichtiger Schritt im Kampf gegen Antibiotika-Resistenzen“

[Berlin – 4 September 2017]
Mehr als 56 Millionen Euro für die Erforschung und Entwicklung neuer Antibiotika zugesagt
Mit 56,5 Millionen Euro wollen die Bundesrepublik Deutschland und weitere internationale Geldgeber die Erforschung und Entwicklung neuer Antibiotika vorantreiben. Die Mittel wurden der Globalen Partnerschaft für Antibiotika-Forschung und Entwicklung – GARDP (Global Antibiotic Research and Development Partnership) – im Rahmen einer Veranstaltung auf Einladung von Bundesgesundheitsminister Hermann Gröhe und Georg Schütte, Staatssekretär im Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung, in Berlin zugesagt.
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Daiichi Sankyo announces collaborative research on drugs for neglected diseases

[Tokyo, Japan – March 30, 2017]
Daiichi Sankyo announces collaborative research on drugs for neglected diseases
Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited (hereafter, “Daiichi Sankyo”), announced that it has entered into a new joint research agreement with the Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (hereafter, “DNDi”) with regard to a new research program, the Hit-to-Lead Project, with the aim to develop drug treatments for two neglected tropical diseases, leishmaniasis and Chagas disease.