Polish researchers awarded funding within the JPI AMR call for proposals on antimicrobial resistance

Wednesday, 15 November 2017

We are pleased to announce that two projects involving Polish researchers have been awarded funding in the JPI AMR call for proposals Comparison of prevention, control and intervention strategies for AMR infections through multidisciplinary studies, including One Health approaches. Within this funding opportunity over EUR 11.5 million have been granted to 10 research teams.

The call was launched in January 2017 by 16 research funding organisations from 15 countries, and attracted 53 research groups applying for nearly EUR 57 million in total. As a result 10 transnational consortia were granted funding, including INART involving dr hab. Magdalena Popowska from the University of Warsaw and ImpresU involving dr hab. Maciej Godycki-Ćwirko from Medical University of Lodz.

List of funded projects:

AcronymProject TitleCoordinatorAffiliationCountries
ResilienceComparative assessment of social-ecological resilience and transformability to limit AMR in one-health systemsPeter Søgaard JørgensenRoyal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Stockholm, SwedenSE, CA, CH
ASBComparison of prevention, control and intervention strategies for AMR infections through multidisciplinary studies, including One Health approachesAidan HollisUniversity of Calgary, Calgary, CanadaCA, CH, SE
ExcludeMRSAPreventing transmission of MRSA from livestock to humans through competitive exclusionJaap WagenaarUniversity of Utrecht, Utrecht, the NetherlandsNL, DE, IE
ImpresUImproving rational prescribing for urinary tract infections (UTI) in frail elderlyCees HertoghVU University Medical Center, Amsterdam Public Health Institute, Amsterdam, the NetherlandsNL, NO, PL, SE
ARMISAntimicrobial Resistance Manure Intervention StrategiesAna Maria De Roda HusmanNational Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), Bilthoven, the NetherlandsNL, CA, DE, RO
AB-assistantAntibiotic stewardship assistant web application design (AB-assistant) to combat antimicrobial resistanceAnnelies VerbonErasmus University Medical Center (EMC), Rotterdam, the NetherlandsNL, CA, CH, SE
REDUCEAMUPiloting on-site interventions for reducing antimicrobial use in livestock farming in emerging economiesUlf MagnussonSwedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, SwedenSE, CH, NO
INARTIntervention of antimicrobial resistance transfer into the food chainFiona WalshMaynooth University, Maynooth, IrelandIE, CA, CH, IL, PL
OPEN StewardshipAn Online Platform for Expanding Antibiotic StewardshipDavid FismanUniversity of Toronto, Toronto, CanadaCA, IL, SE
PILGRIMImpact of Prescription Quality, Infection Control and Antimicrobial Stewardship on Gut Microbiota Domination by Healthcare-Associated PathogensJörg Janne VehreschildUniversity Hospital of Cologne (UHC), Cologne, GermanyDE, CA, IL, LV, NO, SE

Call results on the JPIAMR website


Malwina Gębalska, malwina.gebalska@ncn.gov.pl, tel: +48 12 341 9017

Jerzy Frączek, jerzy.fraczek@ncn.gov.pl, tel: +48 12 341 9165