Instituto de Salud Carlos IIIInstituto de Salud Carlos III (ISCIII, España) [Coordinador]
ISCIII is the National Funding Agency for Health Research in Spain and the National Public Health Research Institute. ISCIII actively participates in several EU Joint Programming Initiatives, EDCTP, AAL, ESFRI initiatives, ERA-nets, etc. ISCII also collaborates with AECID and CYTED in several LAC R&D projects and it is the coordinator of HEALTH-NCP-NET, the network of the FP7 NCPs and Contact Points in third countries.

Contact Person:
Dr. Rafael de Andrés Medina
EU-LAC Health Project Coordinator
ISCIII, Instituto de Salud Carlos III,
C/ Sinesio Delgado, 4
28029 – Madrid (Spain)
Tel: + 91 822 2508
Email: eulachealth@isciii.es


Red Iberoamericana Ministerial de Aprendizaje e Investigación en SaludRed Iberoamericana Ministerial de Aprendizaje e Investigación en Salud (RIMAIS – Ministerio de Salud de Costa Rica)
The Ministry of Health of Costa Rica chairs the Secretariat of the Ibero-American network of learning and research in health (RIMAIS in Spanish), which was founded in 2005. during the 7th Summit of Ibero-American Ministers of Health. RIMAIS is composed of 19 countries in LAC. The RIMAIS main purpose is to promote the development of national health research systems based on priority needs in health.

Contact Person:
Dr. Luis Tacsan Chen
Director of Sientific and Technological Development in Health
Ministry of Health and RIMAIS, Red Iberoamericana Ministerial de Aprendizaje e Investigación en Salud.
Costa Rica
Tel: + 506 2221-6258
Email: ltacsan@gmail.com


InnovatecSociedad para el Fomento de la Innovación Tecnológica (INNOVATEC, España)
INNOVATEC is a consulting company (SME) specialized in biomedical R&D. INNOVATEC is the coordinator of the recently approved FP7 project EVAL-HEALTH “Developing and testing of new methodologies to monitor and evaluate health related EU-funded interventions in cooperation partner countries”.

Contact Person:
Dr. Joaquín Guinea
Founder and General Manager
INNOVATEC, Sociedad para el Fomento de la Innovación Tecnológica
Ronda de Valdecarrizo, 41B.
28760 Tres Cantos (Madrid, Spain)
Tel: +34 91 804 90 20
Email: joaquin.guinea@innovatec.es


Council on Health Research for DevelopmentCouncil on Health Research for Development (COHRED, Switzerland)
COHRED is a non governmental organisation, closely linked to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). COHRED was established in 1993, to promote, facilitate, support and evaluate the Essential National Health Research strategy.

Contact Person:
Dr. Gabriela Montorzi, MA, PhD
Manager of Country Support
COHRED – Council on Health Research for Development
1-5 Route des Morillons
1211 Geneva 2
P.O. Box 2100
Switzerland
Tel: +41 22 591 89 00
Email: montorzi@cohred.org


The Projektträger im Deutschen Zentrum für Luft- und RaumfahrtThe Projektträger im Deutschen Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (PT-DLR, Project Management Agency, Germany)
The Project Management Agency of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) at the German Aerospace Centre (DLR) assists the BMBF in the planning and implementation of a wide range of national research programmes in various thematic areas and related European and international affairs.

Contact Person:
M.A. Vera Kammann
Scientific Officer
DLR, Project Management Agency of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research
Heinrich-Konen-Str.1
53227 Bonn
Germany
Tel: +49 228 3821-1917
EMail: vera.kammann@dlr.de


Fundação Oswaldo CruzFundação Oswaldo Cruz (FIOCRUZ, Brasil)
The Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (FIOCRUZ) is the National Public Health Research Institute in Brazil. Attached to the Brazilian Ministry of Health, it is the most prominent science and technology health institution in Latin America.

Contact Person:
Dr. Miryam Minayo
FIOCRUZ, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation
Av. Brazil, 4365 – Manguinhos, Rio de Janeiro
CEP: 21040-360
Brazil
Tel: +55 21 3885-1055
Email: miryamminayo@fiocruz.br


Ministerio de Ciencia y Tecnología de ArgentinaMinisterio de Ciencia y Tecnología de Argentina (MINCYT, Argentina)The Ministry of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation (MINCyT) establishes policies and coordinates actions aiming to strengthen the country’s capacity to respond to priority sectorial and social problems in order to improve society’s quality of life.

Contact Person:
Eng. Águeda Menvielle
MINCYT, Ministerio de Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación Productiva
Godoy Cruz 2320 (C1425FQD)
Argentina
Tel: +54114899-5000
Email: amenvielle@mincyt.gob.ar


Agenzia per la Promozione della Ricerca EuropeaAgenzia per la Promozione della Ricerca Europea (APRE, Italy)
APRE is a non-profit research organization aiming to promote the Italian participation on EU R&D programmes. APRE is actively participating in FP7 projects dedicated to the International cooperation with LAC countries (UEMEXCYT II, ENLACE and INCONTACT) and with health int. coop. (SMESPIDERAforLIFE, etc.).

Contact Person:
Dr. Diassina Di Maggio
APRE, Agenzia per la Promozione della Ricerca in Europa
Via Cavour n.71, 00184 (ROME)
Italy
Tel: +39 06 489 399 93
Email: dimaggio@apre.it
buonocore@apre.it
Website: www.apre.it


Agenzia per la Promozione della Ricerca EuropeaInstitut national de la santé et de la recherche médicale (Inserm) / Alliance nationale pour les sciences de la vie et de la santé (Aviesan, France)
Inserm is the only French public scientific and technological institute focused on biomedical and human health research and one of the founding members of Aviesan, the French national Alliance for life sciences and health that brings together Inserm, CNRS, CEA, Inra, Inria, IRD, the Institut Pasteur, the French Conference of University Presidents and the French Conference of University Hospital CEOs.

Contact Person:
Dr. Maud Poitrasson-Rivière
Institut national de la santé et de la recherche médicale (Inserm)
101 rue de Tolbiac, 75654 Paris Cedex 13, France
Tel: +33 (0)1.44.23.62.12
Email: maud.poitrasson-riviere@inserm.fr
Website: http://www.inserm.fr/


The National Institute of Medical Science and Nutrition Salvador ZubiranThe National Institute of Medical Science and Nutrition Salvador Zubiran (INCMNSZ, Mexico)
The National Institute of Medical Sciences and Nutrition Salvador Zubirán (INCMNSZ) is a national health institution that conducts research, provides teaching and training, and high quality health care with security, honesty, responsibility and social commitment within a general framework of freedom and loyalty in service of the human being and his environment. Its vision is to be a national and international health institution leader in its field for its excellency in healthcare, teaching and training, and in its medical research with a fully operational network of affiliated centers which apply the same integrated model.

Contact Person:
Dr. Gerardo Gamba Ayala and Dr. Carlos A. Aguilar Salinas
Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición “Salvador Zubirán”
Avenida Vasco de Quiroga No.15, 14080, México Distrito Federal, MEXICO
Tel: +52 (55) 5487 0900
Email: gamba@biomedicas.unam.mx ; caguilarsalinas@yahoo.com
Website: http://www.innsz.mx/