GloPID-R brings together funders investing in research related to new or re-emerging infectious diseases. Our aim is to increase preparedness and speed up the research response to outbreaks with pandemic potential.
Through our worldwide network of research funders, we facilitate coordinated investment to improve preparedness and a rapid research response to epidemics and pandemics.
The overriding aim of our work is to impact global health by saving lives. To coordinate the work of funders, we are active on several fronts.
Supporting research preparedness & rapid response
to outbreaks of emerging infectious diseases like COVID-19
Promoting collaboration & information sharing
among funders based on common goals and principles
Identifying gaps & avoiding duplication
to align funding with research needs
GloPID-R is governed by an Executive Board with members from around the world.
The chair and co-chairs are elected by our members during the Annual General Assembly. Chairs serve three years with the option to renew for a second term.
Scientific Director, Institute of Infection & Immunity, CIHR
Director, Wellcome Trust
Head of Unit, Research & Innovation DG, European Commission
Former Managing Director, Department of Innovation & Clinical Research Center
Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED)
Senior Director at the South African, Medical Research Council (SAMRC)
Director, INSERM-ANRS Emerging Infectious Diseases Agency
The independent Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) is made up of 13 members. The SAB advises the Executive Board on questions related to preparedness and emergency response, providing expertise from a range of disciplines. Board members serve for three years with the option to renew for a second term.
The Liaison Committee oversees the preparation and implementation of the Executive Board’s strategic decisions.
The GloPID-R Secretariat provides scientific, strategic, organizational, financial and administrative support for the Executive Board and our members. It oversees GloPID-R communications, facilitating information sharing among our members and stakeholders while raising visibility of our global coalition and its activities.
Scientific and Advocacy Director
Regional Development Officer
Administrative & Events Manager
Communication and Advocacy Manager
Digital Communications Manager
Head of Operations
Research & Policy Officer
Research & Policy Officer
Clinical Research Specialist
The GloPID-R Secretariat is a project which receives funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 874667.