VIPRD
Virtual Institute on Poverty Related Diseases

VIPRD portal news:
3 October 2016 AIDS Research Institute has joined the EURIPRED EXTRANET
The AIDS Research Institute was established at UCSF in 1996 to coordinate and integrate all of the University’s AIDS research activities. An “umbrella” to more than 50 programs and laboratories, we stimulate innovation and support collaboration across scientific disciplines. We bring together hundreds of scientists to attack the epidemic from every angle, here and in scores of countries worldwide.
8 September 2016 Demokritos has joined the EURIPRED EXTRANET
Nick Kanellopoulos obtained his Ph.D. from the Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Rochester, New York in 1975, and his Chemical Engineering diploma from the National Technical University of Athens in 1970. He joined the Mass Transport Laboratory, Institute of Physical Chemistry, NCSR Demokritos in 1976, and since 1992 he is the head of the “Membranes for Environmental Separations” Laboratory (MESL), NCSR Demokritos.
16 August 2016 Aidsreagent.org has joined the EURIPRED EXTRANET
The NIH AIDS Reagent Program was established in 1988 to provide critical research reagents and resources to the scientific community.
16 August 2016 Iavi.org has joined the EURIPRED EXTRANET
The International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) is a global not-for-profit organization whose mission is to ensure the development of safe, effective, accessible, preventive HIV vaccines for use throughout the world. Founded in 1996, IAVI works with partners in 25 countries to research, design and develop AIDS vaccine candidates.
16 August 2016 Ehv-a.eu has joined the EURIPRED EXTRANET
The European HIV Alliance (EHVA) is a five year project funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme designed to foster the development of an effective vaccine.
16 August 2016 Eavi2020.eu has joined the EURIPRED EXTRANET
Financed by the European Commission, the European AIDS Vaccine Initiative (EAVI2020) brings together leading HIV researchers from public organisations and biotech companies from across Europe, Australia, Canada and the USA in a focused effort to develop protective and therapeutic HIV vaccines.
16 August 2016 Evimalar.org has joined the EURIPRED EXTRANET
EVIMalaR is a joint research FP7 Network of Excellence, funded by the European Commission and currently involving 89 partners from 44 institutes in Europe, Africa, India and Australia (coordinated at the University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK)
16 August 2016 Retic-ris.net has joined the EURIPRED EXTRANET
The RIS is a coordinated and organized structure for AIDS research, sponsored by Instituto de Salud Carlos III
16 August 2016 Europrise.org has joined the EURIPRED EXTRANET
he successful development of preventative strategies against HIV-1 (microbicides, vaccines or their combined effects) would provide a pivotal turning point in global efforts to combat the pandemic spread of AIDS providing an incalculable impact on solving societal problems associated with this disease.
16 August 2016 Gerontoshield.de has joined the EURIPRED EXTRANET

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The Virtual Institute- a new online European platform to fight poverty related diseases

 
The EURIPRED consortium is a partnership of 17 leading organisations in the field of  poverty related diseases (PRD)  partially supported by the European Commission has developed  a new online  platform that strenghthens  efficient collaboration  among researchers working in the field of HIV, TB, Malaria and Hepatitis. The platform has the following modalities:    

 

PRD BioBanks PRD BioBanks
The  virtual BioBank offers the  ability to easily share information on available blood samples  with the objective  to accelerate lifesaving discoveries on PRD. The researcher  may directly access  the virtual BioBank and enjoy the platform's  comprehensive information solutions (such as harmonised  search and retrieval of information of large volumes of data)  that foster  the collaboration and sharing that  are essential to  advance research.

Online training module
onlinetraining400x175.png The virtual institute training functionality is a flexible tool that enables the organization and  structuring of  any  eLearning modules. The user can upload  his/her content or use existing online content across various platforms (youtube, etc.) to build the  online training courses. The monitoring system installed in the training module allows the user to keep records on the most. 



Dissemination
knowlege transfer.jpgThe dissemination  module may contain documents that are made available to raise awareness among researchers, general public as well as the policy makers, industries and other stakeholders to promote the project vision and its achievements. As a living module, the content may be constantly updated reflecting the impact of the project's dissemination activities addressed to raise awareness and acceptance of scientific and public audiences and reaching the broadest possible audience to create an efficient  framework for knowledge transfer between research centers and industries.

Networking

networking2.jpgThe platform has a powerful professional networking module with about 30 different functionalities  enabling the user to join or form new networks and significantly strengthen collaboration within the project and with outside world. The  project’s partner  may invite an external user by forming an extranet network with a limited access to the project's activities for the external users. The virtual institute networking platform enables instant communication within and outside the project. The networking platform has two areas: the first one links the project with  external networks and projects and the second is the internal area that reinforces collaboration between the project’s partners via mapped out  activities. The internal networking area is a fully protected from the external threats place that enables the users to execute the project’s  tasks in much more efficient collaborative way.  



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