AMR DetecTool closing conference

23-25 November 2022

We are excited to invite you to the closing conference of the AMR DetecTool project.

This workshop will be a hybrid event: we invite the AMR DetecTool project partners as well as the research community and every interested expert to participate face-to-face, while the event will be also available online.

Language of the event: English

Both the in-person and the online participation at this event is free of charge.


Date And Time
23 Nov 2022 @ 13:30 to 18:00 – only for project partners 
24 Nov 2022 @ 9:00 to 19:30 
25 Nov 2022 @ 9:00 to 14:00 

Registration end date
23 Nov 2022


Agenda of the conference

 Project closing consortium meeting - 23 November 2022
13:30 - 14:00Registration/Coffee
14:00 - 14:15Welcome by H. Volland, Project Coordinator, CEA
14:15 - 14:30Overview of the AMR DetecTool project - Open project issues concerning reporting and financing
Speaker: Jordi Vila
14:30 - 14:45The AMR rapid test device production
Speaker: Hervé Volland
14:45 - 15:15Testing the device and optimising the protocol in hospitals - WP3 results
Speaker: Thierry Naas
15:15 - 15:45Coffee & stretching break
15: 45 - 16:30Experiences learnt during the project
Interactive group session
Session animator: Zoltan Albert Aszalos, Semmelweis University
16:30 - 17:00Plenary feedback
Feedback from group session and evaluation of success/main issues/next improvements
17:00 - 18:00Moving ahead with the AMR DetecTool consortium
Discussion on future project calls and funding opportunities, Horizon Europe and EIT Health calls
EIT Health Flagship #3:
Tackling the advanced therapies and MedTech market failures in Europe, fight against the AntiMicrobial Resistance challenge
END of Consortium Meeting
 CONFERENCE DAY 1 - 24th November 2022
9:00 - 9:20Registration/Coffee
9:20 - 9:30Welcome by H. Volland, Project Coordinator, CEA
9:30 - 10:00Keynote lecture 1: Mandatory notification system in France: a lesson to follow?
Speaker: Dr Bruno Coignard, Head of Infectious diseases, Public health France
10:00 - 10:30Keynote lecture 2: AMR and emerging resistance threats around the world, what is coming next, are we prepared?
Speaker: Gianni Rossolini or Jordi Vila
10:30 - 11:00Coffee break
11:00 - 11:30Clinical testing of the AMR DetecTool device in real-life conditions
Testing CTXM; Carba 5; Oxa 23 and 3GC
Speaker: Mariana Fernandez, clinical microbiologist, ISGlobal-Hospital Clínic Barcelona
11:30 - 12:00Evaluating the advantages of the AMR DetecTool device
Main results WP5
Speaker: Thierry Naas
12:00 - 12:25Demonstrating the cost-saving impact of the device with health economics research
Main results WP7
Speaker: Magda Rosenmöller, IESE Business School
12:25 - 13:00Sharing information on the AMR DetecTool project WP6/8
Speaker: Albert Zoltan Aszalos, Head of project communications
13:00 - 14:00Lunch
14:00 - 15:30Keynote lecture series 3: AMR in LMIC
14:00 - 14:30Minilab project of Médecins Sans Frontières
Speaker: Jean-Baptiste Ronat, MSF
14:30 - 15:00Title?
Speaker WHO, Global Antimicrobial Resistance and Use Surveillance System (GLASS)
15:00 - 15:30Specific needs and current workflows in LMIC: examples from Togo and Mozambique
Speakers: Pr Sika Dossim and Pr. Inacio Mandomando
15:30 - 16:00Coffee break
16:00 - 17:00The usefulness of LFIA, AMR Detectool in LMIC
Small group discussions on how, where and when to use it, what are the exact needs, and how could we respond to these needs
17:00 - 18:00Restitution of discussions
18:00 - 19:30Networking Apéritif
9:00 - 9:30Registration/Coffee
9:30 - 10:00Keynote lecture 4: Future of Rapid diagnostics in AMR
Ultra-fast PCR, WGS, Rapid AST, microfluidics, and the place of LFIA
Speaker: Thierry Naas
10:00 - 11:00Keynote lecture series 5: Future development of LFIA for AMR
10:00 - 10:20
LFIA to combine enzymatic activity and enzyme detection
Speaker: Christian Moguet / CEA
10:20 - 10:40
LFIA to reveal LAMP products
Speaker: Lilas Pommies / CEA
10:40 - 11:00
The pipeline of new products: LFIA and clipsable Detectool
Speaker: Lucie B?
11:00 - 11:20Coffee break
11:20 - 12:00Roundtable discussion
The AMR DetecTool
Other clinical unmet needs that can/should be addressed by LFIA (general discussion) - fungi, CRP, lactate, PCT, and others?
12:00 - 12:30Closing the AMR DetecTool project: thank you, goodbye and see you again
Speakers: H. Volland and a representative of EIT Health
12:30 - 14:00Lunch
END of conference



Hervé Volland



Thierry Naas