What CARB-X funds
CARB-X welcomes applications from around the world for funding and support for the early development of antibiotics, diagnostics, vaccines and other products to combat the most serious drug-resistant bacteria. Please read the information on these pages carefully before submitting your application. Applications must be submitted using the secure Apply Online link below. The Apply Online link functions only during the application period for each round.
The scope of CARB-X funding is restricted to projects that target drug-resistant bacteria highlighted on the ‘Antibiotic Resistant Threats in the United States’ report published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in 2013 or the Priority Bacterial Pathogens list published by the World Health Organization (WHO) in 2017 – with a priority on those pathogens deemed Serious or Urgent on the CDC list or Critical or High on the WHO list.
CARB-X has announced four separate rounds of funding in 2019 for projects that are in scope as outlined below. Applications must be submitted during the period indicated.