The Global Health EDCTP3 Joint Undertaking is a public-private partnership between the European Union and the EDCTP Association, which brings together several European and African countries. Global Health EDCTP3 JU is the successor of the European and Developing Countries Clinical Trial Partnership (EDCTP) programmes. This partnership exists to accelerate the clinical development of new or improved health technologies for the identification, treatment and prevention of poverty-related and neglected infectious diseases, including (re-)emerging infectious diseases. Global Health EDCTP3 also funds activities for building research capacity in Africa, supporting researchers’ careers and strengthening national health research systems.
The Global Health EDCTP3 Joint Undertaking is set up until the end of 2031 and has a budget of EUR 1.6 billion.