GNA NOW open call


Apply now to join the GNA NOW Consortium!

IMI’s GNA NOW Consortium is looking for a novel antibiotic program to progress to Investigational New Drug (IND).

Interested candidates are asked to submit a non-confidential Expression of Interest (EoI), which will be evaluated by the GNA NOW Review Committee. The top three submissions will be asked to provide a full proposal.

Important deadlines:
• Expression of Interest submission: Friday 18 June 2021
• Programme proposal submission: Wednesday 25 August 2021


For more details on what the Consortium is looking for, what’s in it for interested candidates, and how to submit a proposal,
view our Open Call.


Make sure to also register for the GNA NOW Open Call webinar on Wednesday 12 May, during which more details will be provided and time will be made for questions and answers.


Established in July 2019, the GNA NOW Consortium is a European collaboration of 11 partners focused on progressing Gram-Negative antibiotics from lead optimization to the completion of Phase I trials. Working under the AMR Accelerator umbrella, the project is funded by the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) with inkind contributions from industry partner, Evotec.


This project has received funding from the Innovative Medicines Initiative 2 Joint Undertaking under grant agreement No 853979. This Joint Undertaking receives support from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme and EFPIA.

Project contacts
Dr. Kristina Orrling, Lygature:
Dr. Sophie Lagrange, Evotec: