Learn more about EDCTP

Shingai Machingadze, EDCTP Project Officer, gave an overview of EDCTP at the Kick-Off Meeting.

DATURA is funded by the European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) and the French Agency for Research on AIDS and Viral Hepatitis (ANRS).

EDCTP was created in 2003 as a research funding organisation to accelerate clinical development of medical interventions against poverty-related diseases. Learn more in this video: EDCTP: the power of sharing science.

EDCTP is a public-public partnership between institutions mandated by national governments in Europe and sub-Saharan Africa and supported by the European Union.

EDTCP supports different kind of activities. DATURA is a Research & Innovation Action (RIA). RIA involve multi-centre clinical trials that are conducted by research consortia involving both European and African research teams, with integrated capacity development and networking elements.

Key EDTCP dates for DATURA:

  • Starting date: 1 May 2020
  • First Year Report: 1 May 2020-30 April 2021 due 30 June 2021
  • The project will report to EDCTP annually.