Research on antibiotics and antibiotic resistance

How do we create opportunities for effective treatment of bacterial infections in humans and animals? The national research programme within antibiotic resistance supports and coordinates research efforts in public health, medicine, environment and water, animal health, international cooperation and innovations.

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18 November 2021
"Research is key in the work against antibiotic resistance"
To safeguard the world’s supply of effective medicines, we need large resources for research and innovation, broad-based global collaboration and clear leadership. Sweden plays a leading role in the international efforts against antibiotic resistance, and the Swedish Research Council’s mandate in this field is extensive.
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17 November 2021
The importance of the environment in spreading antibiotic resistance is underestimated
We tend to underestimate the role played by the environment when it comes to spreading antibiotic resistance. Limiting resistance in poor countries is central for limiting future problems in other countries too. This is the view of Joakim Larsson, who recieves funding within the national research programme in antibiotic resistance.
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13 October 2021
Swedish Research Council allocates 25 million SEK to platform for antibiotics development
The Swedish Research Council has decided to allocate 26 million SEK to fund ENABLE-2, a platform for developing antibiotics at Uppsala University, during 2021–2022.
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National research programme on antibiotic resistance

antibiotikaresistens@vr.se

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