1 million euro granted to a health research project under the Horizon 2020 Program

February 7, 2017

Hat: The European Commission granted 1 million euro to distinguish viral infections from bacterial infections

Funding Scheme: 2017-02-07

Pgm2014 2020: Yes


The European Commission awarded the 1 million euro “Horizon Prize – Better Use of Antibiotics” and “The EU Health Awards for NGO’s fighting Antimicrobial Resistance”.


Horizon Prize fights against the unnecessary use of antibiotics, which is contributing to the growing problem of antibiotic resistance.
Antimicrobial resistance is one of the challenges facing society today. If no action is taken, it is could cause millions of deaths every year by 2050. This issue has become an important political priority in the European Union.

Url description: Research&Innovation

Url: http://ec.europa.eu/research/horizonprize/index.cfm?prize=better-use-antibiotics