Science|Business Database: Coronavirus Funding Opportunities

As a service to the global R&D community, Science|Business has compiled this database of funding opportunities. Users are encouraged to let us know of funding calls that could be incorporated into the database. Please email all suggestions to info@sciencebusiness.net. The database will be updated daily. For rapid news about COVID-19, see our live blog.

Second BSAC Funding call

Date added: 03 Jul 2020

A call for studies involving researchers from LMICs, or the impact of the virus on LMICs, which address the impact of COVID-19 on antimicrobial resistance.

Amount
$1M
Agency or Funder
British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy
Eligibility (if available)

Worldwide open call. Researchers from LMICs are encouraged. See terms and conditions for grants.

Foreign participation? (where known)
Yes
Date application deadline

Rapid-response call to fund research on the impacts of the pandemic on the Irish society.

Date added: 23 Apr 2020

Projects should be based on interdisciplinary approaches to develop innovative solutions to tackle the different aspects of the crisis – or on repurposing existing approaches.

Amount
Awards depend on justification of need
Agency or Funder
Science Foundation Ireland, Enterprise Ireland, IDA Ireland
Eligibility (if available)

Clients or employees of one of the following government agencies Enterprise Ireland, IDA Ireland, Údaras Na Gaeltachta or Local Enterprise Office (LEO)

Advanced computing resources for research into COVID-19

Date added: 23 Apr 2020

PRACE, the Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe, wants to hear how its resources can contribute to the mitigation of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Amount
Resources vary
Agency or Funder
Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe
Eligibility (if available)

Academia, Research institutes, Commercial organisations based in Europe

Foreign participation? (where known)
Yes

Epidemic Preparedness: COVID-19

Date added: 23 Apr 2020

This call aims to strengthen the evidence base to better prevent and control coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemics and to increase research and response capacity.

Amount
Up to £2M
Agency or Funder
Wellcome Trust & UK Department for International Development (DFID)
Eligibility (if available)

PhD plus significant postdoctoral experience in an academic research organisation, a not-for-profit or government body, a private sector organisation

Foreign participation? (where known)
Yes

COVID-19 Response Fund

Date added: 23 Apr 2020

Strengthening local and national healthcare infrastructure including funding of additional medical personnel, sourcing of medicines and medical equipment, Establishing digital platforms for COVID-19 related data collection, remote delivery of heal

Amount
$20M
Agency or Funder
Novartis
Foreign participation? (where known)
Yes

Urgent request for expressions of interest for extraordinary financing of research projects on sars-voc-2 and covid19 disease

Date added: 23 Apr 2020

Proposals must be appropriate to the emergency situation and, therefore, allow immediate implementation and start-up in the National Health System, with concrete, early results applicable to the current situation.

Amount
€24M
Agency or Funder
Carlos III Health Institute

Funds for projects based on African languages targeted at the semi-urban and rural population across Africa

Date added: 23 Apr 2020

Projects should aim at educating the public, supporting the most vulnerable, the food value chain and the local production of essential medical supplies.

Amount
$5,000 per project (U.S dollars)
Agency or Funder
Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) & Co-Creation Hub (CcHUB)

A one-stop shop for defence industry, commercial companies and academia to share creative ideas with federal agencies to combat the virus

Date added: 23 Apr 2020

The U.S. Air Force is accepting proposals for solutions to problems that government personnel are facing during the pandemic.

Agency or Funder
U.S. Air Force
Eligibility (if available)

Commercial companies and academia

Mozilla opens call for proposals for technology projects to respond to COVID-19

Date added: 23 Apr 2020

Proposals should include hardware and software such as open-source ventilators or a browser plugin that combats COVID-related misinformation.

Amount
$50,000 (U.S. dollars) per project
Agency or Funder
Mozilla Open Source Support Program (MOSS)
Eligibility (if available)

Any kind of legal entity.

Foreign participation? (where known)
Yes

Innovative approaches to reporting on the novel coronavirus crisis

Date added: 23 Apr 2020

Proposals will involve a strategic and concerted effort by multiple journalists and/or newsrooms to pursue a reporting project together, leveraging resources, expertise, and publication platforms.

Amount
$5,000 - $10,000 (U.S dollars)
Agency or Funder
Pulitzer Center
Eligibility (if available)

Newsrooms and independent journalists

Foreign participation? (where known)
Yes