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.

Fast track access to research facilities for Central European researchers

Date added: 27 Apr 2020

Quick access to use selected instruments – including NMR, synchrotron, X-ray scattering and X-ray diffraction – for research topics related to COVID-19.

Agency or Funder
Central European Research Infrastructure Consortium
Eligibility (if available)

Researchers of any nationality working in Albania, Belarus, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Estonia, North Macedonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Montenegro, Moldova, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia or Ukraine.

Foreign participation? (where known)
Yes

Call for innovative health solutions with immediate benefit in the fight against COVID-19

Date added: 27 Apr 2020

Solutions should address a real COVID-19 need, filling a gap or aiming to reduce the significant burden currently being felt across healthcare in Europe.

Amount
0
Agency or Funder
EIT Health
Eligibility (if available)

SMEs, Organisations.

Foreign participation? (where known)
Yes

EIC Accelerator Pilot

Date added: 23 Apr 2020

A European Commission call for startups and SMEs with technologies and innovations that could help in treating, testing, monitoring or other aspects of the coronavirus outbreak to apply urgently to the next round of funding from the European Innov

Amount
€164M
Agency or Funder
European Commission
Eligibility (if available)

Annex A

Date application deadline

IMI2 - Call 21

Date added: 23 Apr 2020

Development of antivirals as well as other types of therapeutics to address a rapid response to the current COVID-19 outbreak; therapeutics to address the current and/or future coronavirus outbreaks; diagnostics, ensuring rapid evaluation of candi

Amount
€45M
Agency or Funder
IMI
Eligibility (if available)

See funding call for eligibility rules

Date application deadline

EIT calls for innovative proposals to address COVID-19

Date added: 23 Apr 2020

The EIT partnership is looking to make an immediate response to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Topics such as vaccine and drug discovery/development will not be funded.)

Amount
€600,000
Agency or Funder
EIT Health
Eligibility (if available)

Projects led by EIT Health Core or Associate Partner, in a consortium with at least two partners

Foreign participation? (where known)
Yes
Date application deadline

DIH-Hero project

Date added: 23 Apr 2020

Funded through Horizon 2020, this call will focus on projects in robotics healthcare.

Amount
€1M
Agency or Funder
European Commission
Eligibility (if available)

SMEs and slightly larger companies

Foreign participation? (where known)
Yes
Date application deadline

Funding opportunity for research in sub-Saharan Africa

Date added: 23 Apr 2020

The EU launches an the emergency funding mechanism to support projects on COVID-19 management and prevention in sub-Saharan Africa.

Amount
€500,000 per project
Agency or Funder
European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP)
Eligibility (if available)

EU member states and member states of EDCTP (Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Congo, Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana, Mali, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia)

Foreign participation? (where known)
Yes
Date application deadline

Enlisting space-based technologies in the fight against COVID-19

Date added: 23 Apr 2020

Companies are invited to propose projects using at least one space-based technology to improve the management of COVID-19 in diagnostics, therapeutics, mental health and education (e-learning)

Amount
50% of the acceptable cost (up to €1M per project)
Agency or Funder
European Space Agency (ESA)
Eligibility (if available)

Candidates from Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the UK

Foreign participation? (where known)
Yes
Date application deadline

Sharing European COVID-19 patients' data

Date added: 23 Apr 2020

The EHDEN project is looking for Data Partners able to share their data on COVID-19 patients in order to accelerate data analysis and support evidence-based decision-making.

Amount
€1M
Agency or Funder
European Health Data & Evidence Network
Eligibility (if available)

Organisations based in an EU member state or Horizon 2020-associated country

Foreign participation? (where known)
Yes
Date application deadline

Innovating manufacturing in response to the pandemic

Date added: 20 May 2020

Projects should develop products, services or business models to innovate manufacturing in response to the COVID-19 crisis.

Amount
Up to €300,000
Agency or Funder
European Insitute of Innovation and Technology
Eligibility (if available)

At least two partners from two
different countries and at least one partner from industry

Foreign participation? (where known)
Yes
Date application deadline

Fast-track call for food systems projects

Date added: 20 May 2020

Projects should help with supply chain disruption, consumer behaviour change, food safety risks and nutrition for at risk populations in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Amount
€800,000 per project
Agency or Funder
EIT Food
Eligibility (if available)

EIT Food partners and organisations applying to be partners. Consortia must have at least two entities from two different countries.

Foreign participation? (where known)
Yes
Date application deadline

Solutions for urban mobility challenges

Date added: 15 May 2020

Projects – to be implemented rapidly – should use innovative approaches to address two or more of the thematic areas which are innovation, business creation, academy, factory, Regional Innovation Scheme (RIS) and citizen engagement.

Amount
€6M
Agency or Funder
EIT Urban Mobility
Eligibility (if available)

Applicants must be a EIT Urban Mobility Core Partner, existing Project Partner or an experienced Linked Third Party, with full partner company approval

Foreign participation? (where known)
Yes
Date application deadline

Horizon 2020 funding for pan-European COVID-19 cohort studies

Date added: 20 May 2020

Projects should create new large-scale population cohorts projects or build on existing ones to understand the control, prevention and treatment of COVID-19.

Amount
€15 to €20M
Agency or Funder
European Commission
Eligibility (if available)

At least 3 legal entities from 3 different Horizon 2020 countries

Foreign participation? (where known)
Yes
Date application deadline

Understanding the behavioural, social and economic impact of the outbreak response

Date added: 20 May 2020

Projects should address the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak and the response to it on human behaviour, social dynamics, and mental health and health inequalities.

Amount
€4M to €10M
Agency or Funder
European Commission
Eligibility (if available)

At least 3 legal entities from 3 different Horizon 2020 countries

Foreign participation? (where known)
Yes
Date application deadline

Medical, digital and AI tools for pandemic response

Date added: 20 May 2020

Horizon 2020 funding for fast and easily deployable medical devices, environmental surveillance systems tracking COVID-19 spread, telehealth and data analysis tools.

Amount
€2M to €10M
Agency or Funder
European Commission
Eligibility (if available)

At least 3 legal entities from 3 different Horizon 2020 countries

Foreign participation? (where known)
Yes
Date application deadline

Horizon 2020 funding for repurposing production lines to make medical supplies

Date added: 20 May 2020

Projects must propose innovative ways to repurpose, adapt and ramp-up production lines to produce vital medical supplies and equipment in under 48 hours.

Amount
€5M to €6M per projects
Agency or Funder
European Commission
Eligibility (if available)

At least 3 legal entities from 3 different Horizon 2020 countries. Target organisations include manufacturers, Open Innovation Testbeds, laboratories, other technology infrastructures.

Foreign participation? (where known)
Yes
Date application deadline

Free transnational access to high containment facilities

Date added: 15 Jun 2020

Researchers investigating COVID-19 can get free access to high containment research facilities, resources and services across Europe.

Amount
Access to high containment facilities
Agency or Funder
The European Research Infrastructure on Highly pathogenic Agents
Eligibility (if available)

Researchers or teams of researchers from anywhere

Foreign participation? (where known)
Yes
Date application deadline