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Call including Shigellosis open until 31st January 2017

19-December-2016 | In addition to its traditional areas of interest (TB, Malaria and kinetoplastid infections), TCOLF is launching the second call that includes drug discovery for Shigellosis to evaluate the potential o...more

Annual face-to-face meeting of the Governing Board

14-November-2016 | The TCOLF Governing Board met on 10th November in Tres Cantos, Spain, for an in-depth review and progress evaluation session.The members of the Board reviewed the current portfolio and the post-Open L...more

Call open for additional areas: Cryptosporidium and Shigella

04-July-2016 | In addition to its traditional areas of interest, TCOLF has open a call that includes drug discovery for Cryptosporidium and Shigella with the aim of sizing the scientific opportunity and potential of...more

Last Cofund call - apply now to fight neglected diseases

28-January-2016 | TCOLF has launched the last Open Lab Cofund call with deadline on 12th February, 12 CET.Scientists funded by this Fellowship Program will access the resources and facilities of the host institution GS...more

Annual face-to-face meeting of the TCOLF Governing Board

18-November-2015 | The TCOLF Governing Board met on 16th November in Tres Cantos, Spain, for an in-depth review and progress evaluation session.The members of the Board reviewed the current portfolio and the post-Open L...more

Cofund Fellowship program open for applications

07-July-2015 | Submit your drug discovery proposal for diseases of the developing world and become a Tres Cantos Open Lab Foundation Fellow, gaining access to resources and facilities of the host institution GSK&acu...more

New TCOLF Trustee

29-June-2015 | The TCOLF welcomes Jose Maria Romero, Vice President Transactions, Worldwide Business Development of GSK, as new Governing Board member and TCOLF Trustee. As such, he will contribute with his experien...more

Two new projects in the Open Lab portfolio

24-March-2015 | TCOLF welcomes two projects started in March that target neglected diseases.Kaj Kreutzfeldt will focus her research on the identification of compounds that synergize with orally available beta-lactams...more

TCOLF Governing Board meeting

11-March-2015 | The members of the TCOLF Governing Board met on 10th March in order to define the strategy for the 2015-2017 period. The Board discussed and agreed a new mission statement and how to implement it. The...more

New Year, new projects

20-January-2015 | The Tres Cantos Open Lab Foundation announces the start of two new research projects.Anke Harupa will focus her research on the discovery of new drugs against malaria, by identifying selective inhibit...more

Gain industry experience and help lead the fight against malaria, TB and...

05-December-2014 | Advance and disseminate your research in tuberculosis, malaria, Chagas disease, and leishmaniasis through the Open Lab Cofund Fellowship Program, partially funded by the European Commission through it...more

Annual face to face meeting of the TCOLF Governing Board

21-November-2014 | The TCOLF Governing Board members met on 20th November in Tres Cantos, Spain, for an in-depth review and progress evaluation session. ...more

Welcoming three new projects

17-October-2014 | The TCOLF continues supporting collaborative research into diseases of the developing world in the early stages of the drug discovery and development process.Emily Grace Armitage, Jessica Baiget and S...more

COFUND - apply now to fight neglected diseases

20-February-2014 | The Tres Cantos Open Lab Foundation (TCOLF) has launched its third FP7 Cofund call for experienced researchers. Scientists funded by the Open Lab Cofund Fellowship Program will access resources and fa...more

Tres Cantos Open Lab Foundation announces the start of two new Open Lab...

30-October-2013 | The Tres Cantos Open Lab Foundation today announces the start of two new research projects, continuing its support in the search for new medicines to treat diseases of the developing world.These proje...more

Tres Cantos Open Lab Foundation announces the start of three new Open Lab...

01-May-2013 | The search for new medicines to treat diseases of the developing world is a tough challenge, requiring multiple innovative approaches. To this end the Tres Cantos Open Lab Foundation today announces t...more

Open Lab Cofund Fellowship program call for applications 2013-2015

04-April-2013 | The Tres Cantos Open Lab Foundation (TCOLF) targets the selection of 19 Experienced Researchers through its Open Lab Cofund Fellowship Program, supported by the 7th Framework Programme of the European...more

The Tres Cantos Open Lab Foundation and Weill Cornell Medical College join...

14-January-2013 | Despite major advances in high-throughput screening and genomic technologies, TB drug development remains hindered by a general inability to measure the effective penetration of a given compound into ...more

A group from the University Of Helsinki to participate in the Tres Cantos...

28-November-2012 | The Tres Cantos Open Lab Foundation announced today the funding of a one-year project with the University of Helsinki to work on a series of benzimidazoles active against Plasmodium falciparum (Pf). P...more

The Seattle Biomedical research institute receives support from the Tres...

28-November-2012 | The Tres Cantos Open Lab Foundation announced today the funding of a seven-month project with the Seattle Biomedical Institute to work on identification of anti-folates with activity against Mycobacte...more

Tres Cantos Open Lab Foundation receives further £5m funding boost

11-November-2012 | The Tres Cantos Open Lab Foundation has welcomed a further £5m of funding from global healthcare company GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), to continue its work to fight the diseases of the developing world...more

University Of Liverpool receives support from The Tres Cantos Open Lab...

09-November-2012 | The Tres Cantos Open Lab Foundation announced today the funding of a one-year project with the University of Liverpool to work on new triazole derivatives. These molecules were discovered by GSK and m...more

La Sapienza, University Of Rome, receives support

04-November-2012 | The Tres Cantos Open Lab Foundation announced today the funding of a one-year project with La Sapienza, University of Rome, which aims to progress new antitubercular agents.The group from La Sapienza ...more

Looking for new ideas to fight the diseases of the developing world

02-October-2012 | The Tres Cantos Open Lab Foundation has launched an invitation to solve the great problems posed by diseases of the developing world (malaria, tuberculosis, leishmaniasis, Chagas and Human African Try...more

NYU School of Medicine receives support from the Tres Cantos Open Lab...

30-April-2012 | The Tres Cantos Open Lab Foundation announced today the funding of a one year project with NYU School of Medicine which aims to identify new treatments for Chagas disease.The group from NYU School of ...more

New approaches for the interrogation of Anti-Malarial Compounds (second...

26-March-2012 | The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has launched a Grand Challenges Explorations topic “New Approaches for the Interrogation of Anti-malarial Compounds” with the goal of supporting unc...more

TB project with Omnia Molecular SL receives support from the Tres Cantos...

19-March-2012 | The Tres Cantos Open Lab Foundation announced this week the funding of a one year project with Omnia Molecular SL which aims to identify new treatments for TB and in particular MDR-TB.Omnia will apply...more

Collaboration which aims to cure sleeping sickness receives support from...

13-February-2012 | African sleeping sickness is a neglected tropical disease which represents a health and economic burden in the developing world. It begins with mild, non-specific symptoms that do not usually prompt p...more

Malaria and TB projects in the first wave of research to receive support...

28-June-2011 | The Tres Cantos Open Lab Foundation announced this week the first research projects to receive support from the not-for profit group established last year to help transform the process of drug discove...more

‘Open Lab’ established with $8m seed funding for new research

20-January-2010 | In January 2010, GSK provided further detail about how the company would build on its promise to share its resources. The pharmaceutical company announced the establishment of the Tres Cantos Open Lab...more