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Published: 18 Jan, 2017

Research leader offers pointers on how to gain EU funding

NEWS On Monday 23 January, Professor Annelies Wilder-Smith, visiting professor at Umeå University and leader of the research consortium ZikaPLAN, will talk about how to create a successful application for an EU-funded research project.

Professor Annelies Wilder-Smith is a world-leading researcher focusing on emerging infectious diseases and has contributed to more than 200 scientific publications. Her research specialises on dengue fever and in particular on the development of dengue vaccines and the spread of dengue due to international travels.

As a leader of the ongoing Horizon 2020-funded research consortium ZikaPLAN and the recently terminated consortium DengueTools, she will talk about how her team at the Unit of Epidemiology and Global Health created the application that provided Umeå University with the assignment to lead ZikaPLAN. The consortium consists of 25 research and public health organisations around the world who are together developing a preparedness against Zika in Latin America.

ZikaPLAN: What it takes to win an EU grant

Time: Monday 23 January at 14:00
Place: Auditorium 933, Floor 9, Stairwell B, the University Hospital of Umeå
Organiser: Unit of Epidemiology and Global Health

For more information, please contact:

Raman Preet, project manager for ZikaPLAN, Unit of Epidemiology and Global HealthPhone: +46 72-706 13 65
Email: raman.preet@umu.se

More information about ZikaPLAN

Editor: Anna Lawrence