Community call

Our final pump-prime funding call, Community Call, was held in 2019. For this call, we gave Gnatwork Members the say in which areas of research they believed would have the biggest impact within the vector community. Eighty-four members voted across six projects, originally identified by our expert Management Board as areas of research that would help join the sandfly, blackfly and biting midge communities. Members were then able to apply for the top three projects. To find out more about the three projects funded and the scientists involved click on the links below.

Results from the vote

The results were very close, especially for the projects competing for third place, however the three areas that received the most votes and can be applied for are: