News

News

PublISHED ON 21 December 2020

UpDATED ON 21 December 2020

New networks to increase knowledge about antibiotic resistance

Four research networks have been awarded grants to find new solutions and share methods that can slow down the development of antibiotic resistance. The support is a targeted initiative within the National research programme on antibiotic resistance.

At the beginning of November, the Swedish Research Council made a decision in the call for network grant within the infection area: knowledge gaps within antimicrobial resistance. Four networks will receive a total of 600 000 SEK each during two years, to coordinate research questions, share and use data and research infrastructure, and for collaboration and knowledge exchange between healthcare and research. It is a new type of funding instrument, which was initiated under the National research programme on antibiotic resistance.

“The grant creates new opportunities for researchers and clinicians to create national networks that contribute to better treatment of infections by pre-empting and preventing the development and spread of antimicrobial resistance,” says Patriq Fagerstedt, Programme Manager.

Funded networks

PUBLISHED ON 21 December 2020

UpDATED ON 21 December 2020

MORE WITHIN THE SAME SUBJECT AREA

  1. International call to stop the development and transmission of antibiotic resistance

    In early 2021, a call will open within the Joint Programme Initiative on Antimicrobial Resistance (JPIAMR) collaboration, focusing on preventing and reducing the development and transmission of antimicrobial resistance. The Swedish Research Council a...

  2. Calls within antibiotic resistance

    All research related to antibiotic and antibiotic resistance, both basic and applied, can be supported within the national research program on antibiotic resistance.

  3. Global research into antibiotic resistance is urgent during the ongoing pandemic

    The use of antibiotics is increasing during the corona pandemic, and this is expected to increase the number of antibiotic resistant bacteria. We now need research into links between the new coronavirus and secondary infections, says Jan-Ingvar Jönss...