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BEDREHELSE: 6 new projects on antimicrobial resistance

NOK 39,5 million has been allocated as a result of the call for proposals with deadline 26.4.2017.

Title of call for proposals: 40 millioner kroner til indisk-norske forskningssamarbeid på antibiotikaresistens

Total funding sought: NOK 208,2 million
Total funding granted: NOK 39,5 million
Total number of grant applications submitted: 28
Researcher Project : 28

Distribution of marks for the grant applications

Application type/mark 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
Researcher Project 2 3 4 15 2 2 0


Decision-making body

Professor Pål Kraft (on behalf of the BEDREHELSE and BIONÆR programme boards) representing the Research Council of Norway, and the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).

Substitute members: Kirsten Indgjerd Værdal

The assessment process has been carried out in conformance with the Research Council of Norway's Regulations on Impartiality and Confidence, see

Projects granted funding

Project number Project title Institution/company
273588 Structure-based target exploration for the discovery of new leads for antibiotics UNIVERSITETET I BERGEN
273609 AMR-Diag: A Novel Diagnostic Tool for Sequence Based Prediction of Antimicrobial Resistance HØGSKOLEN I INNLANDET - HEDMARK
273646 Antimicrobial peptides (bacteriocins) as alternative to conventional antibiotics Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU)
273833 Born in the twilight of antibiotics: Implications of antibiotic use to the preterm infant respiratory mcirobiome and resistome development University of Oslo
273319 Drug targeting for improved treatment of multi drug resistant tuberculosis. Universitetet i Oslo
273332 Detection and Inhibition of clinically relevant carbapenemases (DICARBA) UNIVERSITETET I TROMSØ - NORGES ARKTISKE UNIVERSIT