Title of project or programme

CENIT Programme

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Centre for Technological Development (CDTI)

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The project/programme is most relevant to
  • Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias
  • Neurodegenerative disease in general
Research abstract in English

The CENIT was launched in 2006 to stimulate private-public partnership in industrial research, through funding, by means of subsidies of up to 50%, large scale and major scientific-technical consortium projects aimed at planned research in future technology areas and with potential international projection, whose mission is to generate new knowledge that may be useful to create new products, processes or services or to integrate strategic technologies. Consortia involving twenty four companies and thirty public research institutions. The following projects were funded through this initiative:

Methodology for the design, evaluation and validation of functional foods for the prevention of Alzheimer’s Disease MIND – Multidisiciplinary approach to Alzheimer’s Disease

Solutions to accelerate the indentification and development of novel drugs for the treatment of nervous system pathology

Lay summary

    Types: Investments > €500k
    Member States: Spain
    Diseases: Alzheimer's disease & other dementias, Neurodegenerative disease in general
    Years: 2011
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