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– 2022 –

The 2022 call for research proposals on rare diseases – CFP-RD2022 – closed on August 31st 2021. 64 proposals were submitted. On Rare Disease Day February 28th 2022, Dioraphte notified four centres of expertise in the Netherlands that their applications had been accepted. In total, an amount of EUR 1,700,000 has been awarded as part of a ‘call for proposals’. A summary of the awards can be found here.


– 2021 –

The 2021 call for research proposals on skin-related neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) – CFP-NTD2019 – was closed on the 30th of November 2020. We received 54 stage 1 applications. In september 2021, Dioraphte informed two applicants that their application had been granted. The total amount involved was almost 1,700,000 euros.
A summary of the two awards can be found here.


– 2020 –
The 2020 call for research proposals on rare diseases – CFP-RD2020closed on August 31st 2019. 72 proposals were submitted.
On Rare Disease Day February 29th 2020, Dioraphte notified five centres of expertise in the Netherlands that their applications had been accepted.
In total, an amount of almost EUR 1,700,000 has been awarded as part of a ‘call for proposals’.
A summary of the awards can be found here.


– 2019 –

The 2019 call for research proposals on skin-related neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) – CFP-NTD2019 – was closed on the 31th of October 2019. We received 19 stage-1 applications.
In May 2020, Dioraphte informed two applicants that their application had been granted. The total amount involved was almost 1,700,000 euros.
A summary of the two awards can be found here.

Advisor(s) and contact

Prof. dr. Ype Elgersma

Erasmus MC

Advisor Rare Diseases

Prof. dr. Simon Croft

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Advisor Neglected Tropical Diseases

Dr. Bouke de Jong

Institute of Tropical Medicine Antwerp

Advisor Neglected Tropical Diseases

Dr. Abraham Aseffa

WHO TDR Geneva

Advisor Neglected Tropical Diseases

Jasmijn Melse

Jasmijn Melse

jasmijnmelse@dioraphte.nl *

* Above email address is for questions, not for applications.

Project administration (applications – reports – payment requests)

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