Mérieux Foundation co-organized event

COVID-19 Diagnostic Conference: Promises and Challenges

December 2 - 3, 2021 - Événement virtuel


Towards the deployment of a global and collaborative diagnostic arsenal to detect and fight against pandemics

The current COVID-19 pandemic has again emphasized the importance of accurate, rapid, and massively deployed diagnostics to effectively contain viral transmission.

However, we are still facing these challenges in curbing COVID-19, especially in low-and-middle-income countries. This will be a major challenge and burden in preparing for future pandemics if we do not have an effective response plan.There is an urgent need of establishing innovative platforms for the diagnostics of key human pathogens and global collaboration efforts for identifying cutting-edge technologies.

In this context, under the High Patronage of H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco, the Global Virus Network, the Centre Scientifique de Monaco, the Fondation Prince Albert II de Monaco, and the Merieux Foundation, are hosting the international conference: GVN & Monaco COVID-19 Diagnostic Conference: Promises and Challenges from Thursday, December 2 – Friday, December 3, 2021.

During this event, Mr. Alain Mérieux (President of Mérieux Foundation) and Mr. Marc Bonneville (Medical and Scientific Director & Deputy Director) will give opening remarks.

This dynamic conference, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, brings together academia, industry and government to boost innovative technologies for meaningful collaborations with a focus on middle and low-income countries.

To register and learn more about the program


Marie Le Calvez

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