European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP)

This programme aims to contribute to the reduction of the social and economic burden of poverty-related diseases in developing countries and in particular in sub-Saharan Africa by accelerating the clinical development of effective, safe and affordable medical interventions for poverty-related diseases.

Budget of €683 million from the EU (Horizon 2020) and €683 from the Member States.

The EU contribution will be made from the 'health, demographic change and wellbeing' challenge as part of the implementation of Horizon 2020.

Contributions from the participating states will consist of financial contributions and 'in kind' contributions towards the costs of implementing activities.