Research, Antimicrobial Resistance

AMR DetecTool

A breakthrough device for the rapid detection of antimicrobial resistance

AMR DetecTool, a project funded by EIT Health
Duration
01/01/2020 - 31/12/2022
Coordinator
Centre aux Energies Atomiques, CEA (France)
Funded by
EIT Health

The AMR DetecTool project (2020-2022) is an innovation process involving 14 professional organisations from across Europe. Its goal is to validate and bring to market a rapid test for the detection of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in only 30 minutes. This device is ultimately to support hospitals in saving patient lives and saving treatment costs.

Total Funding

2,789,898 €

 

Our Team

ISGlobal Team

  • Clara Ballesté
    Clara Ballesté Associated Research Professor and Coordinator of the Antibiotic Resistance Inititative
  • Jordi Bosch
    Jordi Bosch Associated Researcher
  • Aleix Cabrera
    Aleix Cabrera Tècnic Comunicació
  • Jordi Vila
    Jordi Vila Research Professor, Director of the Antimicrobial Resistance Initiative and Head of the Viral and Bacterial Infections Programme

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