The SSI will be provide assistance for proposal development through
annual workshops organized by the SSI. Letters of intent and draft
proposals will be invited through annual calls for participation by the
coordinating committee. R&D projects relevant to the objectives of
the funding agency will be selected and the principal investigators
(PIs) invited to the workshop.
Annual training courses: The
SSI will facilitate organization of annual training courses on
leading-edge technology for tropical disease research application in
DECs. The SSI network will identify and suggest opportunities for
courses and develop proposals to be submitted to funding agencies.