International Collaborations

CoVICIS

EU-Africa Concerted Action On SARS-CoV-2 Virus Variant and Immunological Surveillance

EU-Africa Concerted Action On SARS-CoV-2 Virus Variant and Immunological Surveillance (CoVICIS) is a consortium funded by the EU Horizon Europe program. It is led by Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois (CHUV) involving 14 partners from 7 countries – Switzerland, Italy, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Ethiopia and South Africa. CoVICIS’ unique strength is its combined expertise with world leading scientists in the fields of epidemiology, genomics, virology, immunology, data science and public health, coupled with state-of-the-art cutting edge technologies in bioscience. 

Its overarching objectives are to:

EVF provides the overall management of this project.