News and Events


  • BERT study launched in The Netherlands

    The second PERISCOPE clinical study – the BERT study – carried out on behalf of the Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (Rijksinstituut voor Volksgezondheid en Milieu, RIVM) has started. In the first week of October, 2017, the first patient took part in the clinical study which is conducted at the Spaarne Gasthuis in...

  • TRANSVAC Open Call for Vaccine Development Services

    The EU infrastructure project TRANSVAC offers high-quality technical services free of charge to promote the development of prophylactic and therapeutic vaccines for both human and animal use. TRANSVAC aims to accelerate the development of effective vaccines urgently needed to address European and global health challenges with the ultimate goal...

  • PERISCOPE workshop on the core B-cell and T-cell assays

    From September 13 – 15, 2017 a three day workshop on the development and standardisation of Bp-specific T-cell and B-cell ELISpot assays was held in the Netherlands. Organizer and host of the workshop was the PERISCOPE team at the Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (Rijksinstituut voor Volksgezondheid en Milieu, RIVM)...

  • PERISCOPE NEWSLETTER 2.0

    The PERISCOPE project has released its 2nd biannual newsletter including the latest updates on the project’s progress. You can download the second issue of the newsletter now. We hope that you will enjoy reading the project’s latest news!

  • First Clinical Site Preparation started

    The first PERISCOPE clinical study is about to start - on April 27th, 2017, the future team that will be involved in the implementation of the study came together for a site initiation visit at NIHR Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility in Southampton, UK. The study team discussed the trial protocol, the monitoring plan and requirements and...

  • PERISCOPE annual meeting 2017 in Prague

    From March 8-10 the PERISCOPE Consortium came together for its annual meeting in Prague (Czech Republic), the hometown of the project partner Institute of Microbiology of the ASCR, v. v. i. (IMIC), to discuss the project’s progress and future collaboration.

  • Third PERISCOPE Steering Committee Meeting

    On December 16, 2016, the Steering Committee of the PERISCOPE project came together in Leiden, NL for the third time to discuss the project’s progress and to align activities throughout the different work packages. All present work package leaders and co-leads from the industry partners summarized their activities to date and discussed overarching...

  • First PERISCOPE Newsletter out now!

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