In response to the upsurge in cases of severe congenital brain malformations across Latin America, and their suspected link to Zika virus infections, the EC has released a budget of €10 million for researchers to develop diagnostics and testing potential treatments or vaccines under the Horizon2020 programme.
The draft topic is being pre-published following consultation with the Member States, and while the adoption of the Commission Decision by the College of Commissioners is still pending. The pre-published text may be modified and its publication will be subject to the final decision by the College.
On the Zika research website
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Interested to know more about the H2020 programme? Contact your National Contact Point for Brussels: Sarah van Haelst.