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Training and Research AImed at Novel Antibacterial Solutions in Animals and People

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TRAIN-ASAP addresses a very urgent public health issue. The lack of effective antibacterial drugs against resistant bacteria poses a serious threat to human health and has huge economical consequences to the healthcare system. The objective of this ITN is to fill the current gap between the burden of infections due to resistant bacteria and the strong need for alternative solutions to combat antibiotic resistance in both humans and animals. Young researchers will be trained in the scientific and complementary skills needed to implement a broad range of antibacterial approaches including discovery of new antibiotics, synthesis of antimicrobial peptides with improved pharmacological properties, improvement of the clinical efficacy of currently known drugs, and alternative strategies based on phages and bacteriocin-producing organisms.
TRAIN-ASAP is a multidisciplinary and intersectorial ITN dedicated to the scientific and professional training of 14 early-stage researchers, including 2 financed by the University of Copenhagen, with the aim to develop novel antibacterial solutions for humans and animals. The consortium includes 7 academic institutions, 9 private enterprises and 2 national research centres representing 9 countries.
The training programme is characterized by a unique innovative and multidisciplinary approach based on the use of front line research tools in molecular biology, combinatorial chemistry and in vivo pharmacology, an appropriate balance between scientific and generic skills training, and a strong contribution by the private partners in the form of mentoring, courses and secondments. Considering the urgent need for new drugs to combat antibiotic resistance and the growing demand for skilled scientists specialised in antibacterial drug discovery, TRAIN-ASAP is expected to have a strong impact on the careers of the trainees and result in a lasting collaboration between the partners and political, societal and economical benefits to Europe.

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FP7-PEOPLE-2011-ITN
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KOBENHAVNS UNIVERSITET
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Norregade 10
1165 Kobenhavn
Dänemark

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Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Kontakt Verwaltung
Tine Mathiesen (Ms.)
EU-Beitrag
€ 1 363 775,41

Beteiligte (8)

DA VOLTERRA SAS
Frankreich
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€ 260 371,79
Adresse
Rue De Charonne 172 Le Dorian Batiment B
75011 Paris

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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
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Florence Séjourné (Mrs.)
KTEDOGEN SRL
Italien
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€ 251 959,69
Adresse
Via Monte Morone Snc
21046 Malnate

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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
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Stefano Donadio (Dr.)
Pfizer International Operations

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Frankreich
Adresse
Avenue Du Dr Lannelogue 23-25
75014 Paris

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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
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Samuel Thevasagayam (Dr.)
UNIVERSIDAD COMPLUTENSE DE MADRID
Spanien
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€ 239 888,21
Adresse
Avenida De Seneca 2
28040 Madrid

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Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
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Maribel Rodríguez Villa (Ms.)
THE UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK
United Kingdom
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€ 537 417,52
Adresse
Kirby Corner Road - University House
CV4 8UW Coventry

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Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
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Peter Hedges (Dr.)
CENTRUM VOOR ONDERZOEK IN DIERGENEESKUNDE EN AGROCHEMIE - CODA
Belgien
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€ 351 945,90
Adresse
Groeselenberg 99
1180 Bruxelles

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Research Organisations
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Aldegonde Wouters (Ms.)
WAGENINGEN UNIVERSITY
Niederlande
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€ 249 856,38
Adresse
Droevendaalsesteeg 4
6708 PB Wageningen

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Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
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Jerry Wells (Prof.)
ZOETIS INTERNATIONAL SERVICES SAS
Frankreich
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€ 260 371,79
Adresse
Avenue Du Docteur Lannelongue 23-25
75014 Paris

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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
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Theofanis Kanellos (Dr.)