About FCD

Faculty from Karolinska Institutet, the university that awards the Nobel prize in medicine, formed FCD in 2017 to deliver the ‘right programs to the right learners at the right time’.

FCD is delighted to be a founding member of the Pharma Science Africa consortium, along with the University of the Western Cape and the Technological University of Dublin. For more information go to Pharma Science Africa

FCD have trained participants from over 100 countries and 70 research organisations in collaboration with the Global Health Clinical Consortium, which includes product development partners such as  IAVIMMVIDRIDNDiFINDPATHTB AllianceIVI  as well as Clinical Research Organizations including IQVIADFNET ResearchFHI ClinicalEmmes and TCD-Global.

Our education and capacity building partners include TDR-WHO, The Global Health Network, Strathmore University, Kenya, CDT-Africa, University of the Western Cape, South Africa, and University of Siena

FCDs mission is to bring higher education to all and to help achieve this, FCD College shares the knowledge, skills and experience of world leading experts with scientists, researchers, and healthcare workers who would not have access to similar third level programs due to geographic, financial or time constraints.

FCD was funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to conduct a knowledge and technology transfer of our Clinical Operations program in partnership with CDT-Africa at Addis Ababa University
FCD was selected by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, in collaboration with the Partnerships for African Vaccine Manufacturingto help enable emerging African biomanufacturing training initiatives find the right operational and business model to develop biomanufacturing training centers in Africa.
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