International Collaborations


Indo-European Consortium for Next Generation Influenza Vaccine Innovation

INCENTIVE is a large research consortium funded by the EU H2020 program. The strategic goals of the INCENTIVE project are to advance knowledge of the underlying mechanisms of poor responsiveness to influenza vaccines (IVs) and to develop two next-generation universal IVs. This is a partnership between Indian, European and US groups that address the global health and economic challenge posed by influenza infections.

The objectives include: 

INCENTIVE is coordinated by Helmholtz-Zentrum für Infektionsforschung GmbH, Germany. EVF provides the scientific project management support to the program, in particular in the area of product development and clinical trials.