Infectious Diseases Research in Spain and Portugal

This analytical report, designed for decision-makers, aims to improve the knowledge on the research conducted in Infectious Diseases in Portugal and Spain.

It is structured to inform discussions and guide strategic decision-making processes of different types of organisations supporting/conducting research (Research Centres, Universities, philanthropic funders, governmental agencies. …), while improving the alignment between research needs and societal challenges.

It analyses research funding and research production (including clinical research) in this field, while providing a new vision on the sub-fields of Infectious Diseases that are mostly studied in several relevant countries (used through the report to position both Spain and Portugal in a broader context).