ICMR-IAVI Joint Call for Proposal 2021 – Applications Invited
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), under the Department of Health Research,
Government of India, is the apex body in India for the formulation, coordination and promotion of biomedical research and continues to nurture ecosystems for enabling medical innovations and their introduction into the health systems across the country.
This Call Expires In :
Investigator Initiated Research (IIR) Initiative 2021
ICMR-IAVI Joint Call for Proposal
Closing Date: 15th May 2021
Throughout this journey, ICM R has established a number of regional and international collaborations to accelerate health research in India leveraging on complementary strengths and synergies. This includes the successful partnership with IAVI towards
joint mandate of developing scientifically robust practical solutions to public health problems. IAVI, a global non-profit product development partner (PDP) organization, generously supported by U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is dedicated to building and strengthening capacity and capability in India and Africa towards accelerated efforts to develop a safe, effective, affordable and globally accessible HIV biomedical prevention tool to serve the unmet global health needs tailored to the most relevant populations.
ICMR and IAVI have undertaken a joint initiative to launch the Investigator Initiated Research (IIR) Call 2021 inviting research proposals from young investigators across Indian and African partner institutes on HIV and HIV-COVID-19 research under various priority areas towards enhancing indigenous scientific capacity of young investigators and promoting regional collaborations between India and Africa.
The IIR Call 2021 will have two components: