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EVI extends a warm welcome to Siaka Débé. Mr Débé joins EVI with a fellowship from the European and Developing Countries’ Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP)/ Tropical Diseases Research-World Health Organization (TDR/WHO). He began his one-year Clinical Research and Development fellowship on 14 November.  

New members of the DCVMN Executive Committee were elected by corporate members during the 17th DCVMN Annual General Meeting. EVI congratulates the newly elected President Ms. Mahima Datla, CEO of Biological E Limited in India.

The European Union launched calls to support research on emerging diseases with a substantial investment from the Horizon2020 programme.

Time to register for ADVAC 2017!

Until 15 November 2016.

EVI congratulates Professor Marcel Tanner, former Director of the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, on his appointment as the European and Developing Countries' Clinical Trials Partnership's (EDCTP) High Representative North with special focus on Europe.

In order to facilitate the harmonisation of the clinical development of placental malaria vaccine candidates, EVI organised joint workshops in 2014 in Paris and Brussels, the proceedings of which are now available in Malaria Journal

VAC2VAC is a wide ranging collaborative research project funded by IMI2 which aims to develop and validate quality testing approaches for both human and veterinary vaccines using non animal methods.  

The initiative  that  started  on  1  March 2016 aims  to  provide  the  data  to  support  the ‘Consistency Approach’ for quality control of established vaccines.  More information on the project and on the participants can now be found under the following link:www.vac2vac.eu.

The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of EMA has recently published the following:  Questions and answers on the withdrawal of the CPMP Note for guidance on preclinical pharmacological and toxicological testing of vaccines (CPMP/SWP/465).

The EVI 2015 Annual Report provides a detailed insight into all of EVI's activities, projects, important meetings etc.  We hope you will find it not only enlightening, but interesting reading.

New article published on 30 August 2016 in Malaria Journal emanating from EVI project AMA1