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.

Emergency response to COVID-19 in Peru (CLOSED)

Date added: 11 May 2020

Funding for innovative and low-cost solutions focused on COVID-19 diagnosis, treatment, epidemiology, PEE, and telehealth.

Amount
Up to PEN 350,000
Agency or Funder
Fondo Nacional de Desarrollo Científico y Tecnológico, Peru
Eligibility (if available)

Public and private Peruvian institutions, non-profits, universities, and international and foreign centres based in Peru

Foreign participation? (where known)
No

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

Funding from the 'Techforce 19' programme to support those in need during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Date added: 23 Apr 2020

Government funding for innovators who can support the elderly, vulnerable and self-isolating in the community (not in clinical settings) during COVID-19 to apply for government funding of up to £25,000 to test their solution.

Amount
up to £25,000 per company
Agency or Funder
NHSX (Department of Health and Social Care, NHS England and NHS Improvement) and managed by PUBLIC
Eligibility (if available)

Technology companies, Innovators

Foreign participation? (where known)
Yes
Date application deadline

An open innovation effort to design a rapidly deployable mechanical ventilator

Date added: 05 May 2020

The CoVent-19 Challenge is fostering the innovation of a rapidly deployable, minimum viable mechanical ventilator for patients with COVID-19 related ventilator-dependent lung injury.

Amount
$10,000 (U.S. dollars)
Agency or Funder
CoVent-19 Challenge
Eligibility (if available)

Engineers, innovators, designers

Foreign participation? (where known)
Yes
Date application deadline

COVID-19 related near-market research from the University of Virginia

Date added: 11 May 2020

Funding for practically oriented research on COVID-19 related topics with a commercialisation potential.

Amount
Up to $100K per project
Agency or Funder
The Manning Fund for COVID-19 Research
Eligibility (if available)

Principal investigators from the University of Virginia

Foreign participation? (where known)
No
Date application deadline

COVID-19 ignition grants for entrepreneurial initiatives from US and India

Date added: 06 May 2020

Funding for binational teams for proof of concept ideas and workable prototypes of new technologies, tools, or systems addressing challenges posed by COVID-19.

Amount
Up to $66.000 (USD) for proof of concept ideas, or up to $130.000 for prototype development
Agency or Funder
The United States-India Science & Technology Endowment Fund
Eligibility (if available)

Government, academic, NGO or commercial entrepreneurial initiatives from US and India

Foreign participation? (where known)
No
Date application deadline

Internet-based solutions for responses to COVID-19

Date added: 29 Apr 2020

Proposals should rework known Internet-based technical solutions and apply them to COVID-19 in areas such as humanitarian aid, education, disinformation, and pandemic preparedness.

Amount
$250.000 - $500.000 (U.S. dollars)
Agency or Funder
Internet Society Foundation
Eligibility (if available)

United States public charity or equivalent

Foreign participation? (where known)
Yes
Date application deadline

Call for Proposals for R&D Plans of Industrial Products for the Prevention and Treatment of the COVID-19

Date added: 23 Apr 2020

Submission of applications for assistance with R&D and technological innovation plans. The final date for applications is 18 May, but there are multiple submission dates before that time: 30 March, 20 April, and 4 May.

Amount
30% to 70% of approved R&D expenses
Agency or Funder
Israel Innovation Authority
Eligibility (if available)

Companies in the manufacturing industry in a variety of fields

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

Convert products or activities so that they deal with the challenges of COVID-19

Date added: 23 Apr 2020

Projects should be capable of implementation within 6 to 12 months and focus on the new challenges posed by the outbreak.

Amount
SEK50M
Agency or Funder
Vinnova
Eligibility (if available)

Companies and organisations developing products or actions that could be converted to mitigate the effects of the COVID-19 crisis. Project must have at least one developing partner and one partner who will benefit from the project.

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

Innovative solutions to social issues created by COVID-19

Date added: 11 May 2020

Grants for projects that will build lasting solutions for protecting vulnerable populations and key workers affected by the COVID-19 crisis.

Amount
$1 M (USD)
Agency or Funder
The Booz Allen Foundation
Eligibility (if available)

Individuals and teams from universities, non-profits, startups, and SMEs. Principal investigator must be a US citizen with a US bank account.

Foreign participation? (where known)
Yes
Date application deadline

Project funding for Vienna-based companies

Date added: 15 May 2020

Support for rapid development and production of medical devices, software, protective equipment, tools for social distancing, and expansion of diagnostic capacities or logistics solutions.

Amount
Up to €200.000
Agency or Funder
Vienna Business Agency
Eligibility (if available)

Vienna-based companies

Foreign participation? (where known)
No
Date application deadline