Battling infection and resistance
Researchers from the Fraunhofer Institute for Toxicology and Experimental Medicine ITEM have teamed up with colleagues from the Hannover Medical School (MHH) and Griffith University’s Institute for Glycomics (IfG) in Gold Coast, Australia, in the iCAIR (Fraunhofer International Consortium for Anti-Infective Research) project. They have set themselves the ambitious goal of closing the gap from the discovery of new agents to their development by the pharmaceutical industry into potential medications and developing new anti-infective drugs.
At Fraunhofer ITEM, this pioneering collaboration was officially launched on January 18, 2018. Representatives from academia, industry, governmental institutions and the Australian embassy got together to celebrate this launch.