Public-Private Partnership Call for HIV-Cure

Scientific research call 2018 - Together we can reach an HIV cure!

Finding a cure is possible but cannot be done alone nor in isolation. Therefore Aidsfonds and Health~Holland  are combining their efforts to accelerate research aiming at HIV Cure. With this call we mobilise two million euro for HIV Cure research. We call on researchers and private parties, such as bio-technology companies, medical devices companies, medical technology enterprises, ICT/ data analysis enterprises and pharmaceutical companies to apply for this call.

Practical information

Submittel deadline - December 11, 2018 12:00 noon
Expected date deadline rebuttal - Mid January 2019/February 2019
Expected date of decision - April 2019
Start date project - Before September 1st 2019
Project budget including co-financing - Maximum of 2.000.000
Project duration -Maximum of 3 years (preferably 2 years)

What are we looking for

We are looking for high quality research projects which will significantly contribute to a cure for people living with HIV. Projects should be a complementary and effective collaboration in a consortium consisting of at least one Dutch public knowledge institute and at least two private enterprises. International collaboration with research institutes or private enterprises are welcome. The applicant (project leader) must work for a widely recognised Dutch institute for scientific research, and should be a PhD scientist in the relevant discipline.

What you can apply for

In this call applicants can apply for scientific research grants for public-private partnerships aiming at HIV cure. A maximum project budget of €2.000.000 can be submitted, lower budgets are welcome too. Depending on the type of research this will result in maximum €1.200.000 PPP Allowance and €100.000 Aidsfonds contribution for the research institute. Co-funding from private parties and research institutes are mandatory (see download below: Call Description). With the funds available two public-private projects can be funded.

Projects must ultimately start before 1 September 2019 and end before 1 September 2022. This end date is not adjustable or negotiable. Not meeting the end date requirements will have financial consequences.

Find more information in the downloads below and admit your application via the website of Aidsfonds or directly via de online application form from the Aidsfonds.