Platform technologies to enable rapid vaccine development for epidemic prone infections

CEPI is pleased to announce its second funding opportunity for the development of vaccines against epidemic infectious diseases.

In this two-step call, CEPI asks for submission of proposals for vaccine platform technologies that enable rapid vaccine development for reactive use in outbreaks of for novel or previously unrecognised viruses with outbreak potential.


  • Deadline for submission of step 1 proposals: 4 p.m. CEST 17 October 2017

If you have any unsolved queries about the online application form on October 17th please call the Research Council hotline between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. CEST on +47 22 03 72 00.

More information

Work on Ebola

The "Ebola vaccines regulatory scientific meeting" enabled us to look into future regulatory scientific research areas which will be further refined and taken forward in smaller task forces. Updates on how we will proceed the work on Ebola will be published on our website and Newsletter.
The summary report can be found here.

Additionally, we would like to also draw the attention of interested stakeholders to the current open IMI 2 – call 8 on “Ebola and other filoviral haemorrhagic fevers (Ebola+) programme: future outbreaks”. This call is open for a period of 2 years with different cut-off dates. The remaining cut-off dates are 14 September 2017 and 15 March 2018.
For more information, please follow this link.

Past Calls

CfP1 - Lassa, MERS and Nipah

RfI - Rapid Response Platform Technologies for Epidemic Preparedness