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Company Overview of University of Cape Town

Company Overview

University of Cape Town is an educational institution.

Private Bag X3

Rondebosch,  7701

South Africa

Founded in 1829

Phone:

27 21 650 9111

Key Executives for University of Cape Town

Vice-Chancellor and Principal
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

University of Cape Town Key Developments

Merck and University of Cape Town to Develop Drug Discovery Platform for Malaria

Merck announced that a research agreement has been signed with the University of Cape Town (UCT) South Africa to co-develop a new R&D platform aimed at identifying new lead programs for potential treatments against malaria, with the potential to expand it to other tropical diseases. Combining Merck's R&D expertise and the drug discovery capabilities of the UCT Drug Discovery and Development Centre, H3D, the collaboration will conduct drug discovery research with the goal of developing anti-malarial drug candidates using Merck's compound library.

Merck Signs Research Agreement with University of Cape Town

Merck has signed a research agreement with University of Cape Town (UCT) South Africa to co-develop a new R&D platform aimed at identifying new lead programmes for potential treatments against malaria, with the potential to expand it to other tropical diseases. Combining Merck's R&D expertise and the drug discovery capabilities of the UCT Drug Discovery and Development Centre, H3D, the collaboration will conduct drug discovery research with the goal of developing anti-malarial drug candidates using Merck's compound library. Merck has a dedicated Global Health R&D group working to address key unmet medical needs related to infectious diseases, such as schistosomiasis and malaria, with a focus on paediatric populations in developing countries. Its approach is based on public-private partnerships and collaborations with leading global health institutions and organizations in both developed and developing countries.

University of Cape Town Presents at The Africa Energy Forum, Jun-08-2015

University of Cape Town Presents at The Africa Energy Forum, Jun-08-2015 . Venue: JW Marriott Hotel Marquis Hotel, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Speakers: ANTON EBERHARD, Management of Infrastructure Reform & Regulation Graduate School of Business.

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