At the end of June, the public tender of the Ministry of Health for the support of applied medical research (AZV projects) was closed. Last year, twenty-seven projects were submitted, of which six were successful. This year, the researchers of the St. Anne’s University Hospital were handed over total of 36 applications, including 16 under the International Clinical Research Center. The total amount of funds required exceeds four hundred million crowns. This would be able to support research not only in the fields of cancer, cardiovascular problems or Alzheimer’s disease and other diseases from next year, but also new methods of using biomaterials, systems based on machine learning or genome sequencing.
The results of the tender will be published on 21 February 2020.