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Funding for innovative AMR solutions

Increasing rates of  antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is one of the major threats to human health.

The Academic Health Science Network for the North East and North Cumbria, in partnership with NHS England and NHS Improvement, is calling on innovators from all areas who are interested in developing solutions to submit applications to the following five unmet challenges:

  • Training and education
  • Diagnostics tests and point of care testing across the entire pathway
  • Encouraging responsible antibiotic prescribing
  • Encouraging adequate hydration
  • Surveillance programme and improved data systems

Funding is available to support the development of these solutions and the deadline for applications is 31 January 2020.

Further information is available here