ISAC is now accepting Project Grant applications to fund antimicrobial research in low- to middle- income countries from ISAC Member Society applicants**
Applications are invited for grants between £5,000 and £10,000.
Aim of Research Project
Applicants are required to demonstrate that ISAC funds will be utilised for a clearly defined piece of research, which will have an identifiable outcome on completion of the work. At least one country involved must be a low- to middle- income country.
Research projects should address one of the three following areas:
- What are feasible and effective prevention strategies to prevent transmission of (resistant) pathogens in low resource settings?
- What basic laboratory support does a healthcare system minimally need to tackle infectious diseases?
- How do we improve antimicrobial use worldwide to ensure it is delivered only to those who need it?
- Projects can last up to 24 months.
- 6-monthly updates are required.
- Funds can be used for staff or materials.
- At least two institutions should be involved in the project of which at least one is from a low- or middle-income country.
Eligibility of applicants
- Principal applicant must be a member of an ISAC Member Society. Visit the website to see the full list of ISAC Member Societies.
- Other applicants do not need to be a member of an ISAC Member Society.
- The principal applicant must be the principal investigator on the intended research.
- At least one country involved must be a low- to middle- income country.
(but earlier applications are advised)
Visit the website for more information on how to apply.
ISAC unites infectious disease and microbiology societies around the world.