Joint Programming Initiative on Antimicrobial Resistance

Strategic and Exploratory Workshops

JPIAMR organises workshops to identify future joint actions. By bringing together experts from all relevant fields relating to a specific topic, the workshops can map the landscape and identify knowledge gaps. The added value of JPIAMR is that through its funding mechanisms and collaborative actions, the initiative can set in motion activities to fill these knowledge gaps.

Upcoming workshops

Online workshop: Interventions to Reduce the Development and Transmission of AMR, 3-4 September 2020

The JPIAMR workshop on Interventions to Reduce the Development and Transmission of AMR will be organised online 3-4 September 2020. Two half-day sessions will be dedicated to interactive discussions regarding the results of projects funded by the JPIAMR in 2016 and 2017 – The Call on Transmission Dynamics and the Call on Prevention and Intervention strategies to Control AMR infections and the scope of future calls to address new challenges in One health AMR transmission and interventions. Video presentations of projects funded by JPIAMR on these themes will be uploaded to the workshop webpage a week before the workshop.

Read more and register to the event at the workshop page Interventions to Reduce the Development and Transmission of AMR.

Live Webinars: AMR Research in a post-pandemic world

JPIAMR is organising a series of live webinars to highlight and clarify the importance of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) research in the context of the current COVID-19 pandemic and future viral pandemics.

In the webinars world-leading researchers and clinicians discuss the prevalence of bacterial co-infections, best practise and appropriate use of antibiotics, and opportunities and challenges for AMR research in the COVID-19 pandemic.

Next event in this series:

Managing COVID-19 and AMR: How do we simultaneously manage the acute COVID-19 pandemic and escalating antibiotic resistance?
18 September 2020

The speakers in this webinar will discuss how we can build upon knowledge and behaviours from the COVID-19 pandemic to create and sustain awareness and action to address AMR.

To read more please visit the webinar registration page: Webinar: How do we simultaneously manage the acute COVID-19 pandemic and escalating antibiotic resistance?

Past events in this series:

Antibiotic Use: Have antibiotics been appropriately used in the COVID-19 pandemic?
25 June 2020. The webinar was recorded and is available through this link: Webinar: Have antibiotics been appropriately used in the COVID-19 pandemic?

AMR Research: Facilitating AMR research in the COVID-19 pandemic
25 June 2020. The webinar was recorded and is available through this link: Webinar: Facilitating AMR research in the COVID-19 pandemic

Final workshop for JPIAMR Networks, 4-5 November 2020, Edinburgh, UK

The JPIAMR launched two network calls in 2018, (1) Surveillance Networks and (2) Building the Foundation of the JPIAMR-Virtual Research Institute. Within the surveillance call ten networks were funded. Within the JPIAMR-VRI call, eight networks were funded. This workshop aims to discuss outcomes from the funded Networks and explore ways to translate research Network outcomes to have meaningful outputs to the JPIAMR-VRI and strengthen JPIAMR knowledge within the priority topic Surveillance. In addition, the workshop will support communication of network outputs by the JPIAMR.

Past workshops

JPIAMR Regional Workshop in Asia, 4-5 December 2019, Suwon, South Korea

The JPIAMR Regional Workshop Asia; Fostering knowledge on Clinical Epidemiology, AMR policy, Therapeutics and Diagnostics to combat AMR in Asia was held in Sungkyunkwan University, Suwon, South Korea, on the 4-5 December 2019. The workshop provided a forum for researchers and experts from Asian countries within the area of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) to come together and give insights into the AMR situation in different Asian countries.

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JPIAMR Regional Workshop in Eastern Europe, 5-6 December 2019, Bucharest, Romania

The JPIAMR Regional Workshop Eastern Europe; The role of a Joint Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda at global level for tackling AMR, was held in Bucharest, Romania on the 5-6th December 2019. The workshop targeted the policy making level with the aim to explore opportunities for putting together EU and global experience and sharing resources and achievements in order to find sustainable solutions for tackling AMR in the Eastern Europe Region. Speakers came from different European countries and shared their experiences.

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Hacking AMR 2019 – Using the digital world to fight antimicrobial resistance, 13-15 December, Stockholm, Sweden 

The JPIAMR-VRI international hackathon  was held in Stockholm 13-15 December 2019. The hackathon brought together scientists, designers, patients, developers, innovators, students and entrepreneurs to collaborate, dream up & create solutions to real-world problems to improve human, animal and environmental health and well-being with regards to Antimicrobial Resistance.

During the hackathon, 40 participants formed seven different teams and worked on diverse digital solutions to AMR.

Read more on Hacking AMR 2019
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