September 27, 2016 7:28 PM ET

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 2016.

University of Cape Town Key Developments

University of Cape Town Presents at South Africa Consumer Finance Conference 2016, Sep-01-2016 09:50 AM

University of Cape Town Presents at South Africa Consumer Finance Conference 2016, Sep-01-2016 09:50 AM. Venue: Cape Town, South Africa. Speakers: Haroon Bhorat, Development Policy Research Unit.

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.

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