Global Accelerator Network

Global Accelerator Network

CARB-X partners with accelerators around the world to provide scientific, technical and business support to CARB-X-funded product developers. The Global Accelerator Network is a one-of-a-kind source of knowhow and expertise in antibacterial drug development, diagnostics, business strategy and other areas essential to supporting CARB-X’s growing portfolio of early development research projects.

CARB-X Global Accelerators

Centre for Cellular and Molecular Platforms (C-CAMP): C-CAMP is India’s premier Life Science innovation, entrepreneurship and technology hub as well as one of the largest life science incubators in the country. C-CAMP provides funding, incubation, acceleration and mentorship to start-ups, and has built a vibrant ecosystem to nurture deep science-driven enterprises. An initiative supported by the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India, and located in Bengaluru, C-CAMP has funded, incubated and mentored over 500 start-ups in recent years.

FIND: FIND, the global alliance for diagnostics, seeks to ensure equitable access to reliable diagnoses around the world. FIND connects countries and communities, funders, decision-makers, healthcare providers and developers to spur diagnostic innovation and make testing an integral part of sustainable, resilient health systems. FIND is working to save one million lives through accessible, quality diagnoses, and save US$1 billion in healthcare costs to patients and health systems. FIND is a co-convener of the Access to COVID-19 Tools (ACT) Accelerator diagnostics pillar, and a WHO Collaborating Centre for Laboratory Strengthening and Diagnostic Technology Evaluation.

German Center for Infection Research (DZIF): With 35 establishments at 7 sites across Germany, DZIF is specialized in translational infection research with the aim of developing new diagnostic, preventative and therapeutic methods for treating infectious diseases. DZIF actively engages in AMR research and promotes innovative product development through funding, project management and regulatory support.

Institute for Life Sciences Entrepreneurship (ILSE): ILSE is a non-profit organization located on the campus of Kean University in Union, New Jersey, USA. ILSE provides incubator space, research and accelerator services to life science companies and is a science-driven research institute working in partnership with entrepreneurs and major academic, non-profit, and corporate organizations. ILSE’s Core Research Lab provides research services for small to medium size biotechs in various therapeutics areas, while the Center for Translational Microbiology carries out research in microbiology, microbiome, and genomics. ILSE also performs research in diagnostics and has a CLIA-certified lab on its premises.