Towards a next generation influenza vaccine to protect citizens worldwide – an EU-India collaboration

Application Deadline: H2020 Particpant Portal - 16 April 2019 & via email - 19 April 2019

The European Commission (EC) and the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India have launched a flagship call on the next generation influenza vaccine.

For this call, the EC through the European Union funding programme for research and innovation 'Horizon 2020' has committed EUR 15 million and the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India, agreed to match that amount. In total, funding of EUR 30 million will thus be available for joint project proposals.  Applicants from other countries may also join EU-India consortia.


The complete call text can be found at:


DBT's guidelines for Indian participation are available at:


Along with this EU-India collaboration are information and preparatory events scheduled: EU-India call on Next Generation Influenza Vaccine that are happening in four cities (New Delhi, Hyderabad, Bangalore and Pune) in India. These events are co-organised by the Delegation of the European Union to India and the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India. Please see schedule of events http://bit.ly/2uTjjBx.


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