Department of Clinical Science

Centre for Antimicrobial Resistance in Western Norway (CAMRIA) - call announcement

The Trond Mohn foundation has, together with the University of Bergen, Haukeland University Hospital and Stavanger University Hospital, established the CAMRIA centre. Relevant research and clinical environments are now invited to present projects that will form the activities of the centre.

Laboratory activity
UiB, Eivind Senneset

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The CAMRIA centre, a Trond Mohn Foundation (TMF) research centre, in collaboration with the Faculties of Medicine, Mathematics and Natural Sciences and Social Sciences at the University of Bergen (UiB), Haukeland University Hospital and Stavanger University Hospital, will address the urgent need to combat antimicrobial resistance (AMR) by exploiting and expanding a unique and synergistic set of interdisciplinary approaches, harnessing world-leading expertise in clinical microbiology, microbial genomics, bioinformatics, mathematics, social sciences and clinical medicine to provide a powerful environment bridging basic research, clinical research and applied research.

The core of the centre is under establishment and the centre has announced funding for 3-4 ground-breaking projects that will form the research activity at the centre in the coming years.

The call text describes CAMRIA; it’s thematic areas and aims in addition to providing details about the two-stage application process. For the pre-qualification step applicants need to use this template. An external committee will evaluate the prequalification initiatives according to criteria described in the call text following this document. Proposals that do not use the designated template or lack mandatory attachments or are submitted after the deadline will not be evaluated.

Application deadline for prequalification proposals is 15 March 2021 at 12:00 (noon).