Science|Business Database: Coronavirus Funding Opportunities

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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 [email protected]. The database will be updated daily. For rapid news about COVID-19, see our live blog.

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

DCL: Provisioning Advanced Cyberinfrastructure to Further Research on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Date added: 23 Apr 2020

Non-medical, Non-clinical-care research that can be used immediately to better understand how to model and understand the spread of COVID-19; to inform and educate about the science of virus transmission and prevention; and to encourage the develo

Amount
$200K (U.S. dollars)
Agency or Funder
U.S. National Science Foundation
Eligibility (if available)

qualified scientists, engineers and educators from Institutions of Higher Education, Non-profit, Non-academic Organizations, For-profit Organizations, State and Local Governments, Foreign Organizations,

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

Health research for low- and middle-income countries

Date added: 28 May 2020

Projects should focus on epidemiology, clinical management, prevention and social sciences.

Amount
£1M per award
Agency or Funder
UK Department of Health and Social Care and Medical Research Council
Eligibility (if available)

Applications are particularly encouraged from LMIC principal investigators, as well as principal investigators based in the UK working in equitable partnerships with LMIC investigators. Applicants must have a relevant academic affiliation to an eligible institution in an LMIC or the UK.

Foreign participation? (where known)
Yes

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

RAPID: Dear Colleague Letter on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Date added: 23 Apr 2020

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is accepting proposals to conduct non-medical, non-clinical-care research that can be used immediately to explore how to model and understand the spread of COVID-19, to inform and educate about the science of

Amount
$200K (U.S. dollars)
Agency or Funder
U.S. National Science Foundation
Eligibility (if available)

qualified scientists, engineers and educators from Institutions of Higher Education, Non-profit, Non-academic Organizations, For-profit Organizations, State and Local Governments, Foreign Organizations,

Foreign participation? (where known)
Yes

Mitigating the impact of COVID-19 in Bolivia

Date added: 11 May 2020

An invitation to contribute to the understanding of the COVID-19 epidemic in Bolivia and its impact on mental health, food security, the economy, and education.

Amount
Decided on a case by case basis
Agency or Funder
Universidad Autónoma Gabriel René Moreno
Eligibility (if available)

Researchers at the Universidad Autónoma Gabriel René Moreno

Foreign participation? (where known)
No

Rapid Research Funding Opportunity

Date added: 23 Apr 2020

Accelerate the development, testing and implementation of medical and social countermeasures.

Amount
C$26.75M
Agency or Funder
Canadian Institutes of Health Research
Eligibility (if available)

Principal applicant must be independent researcher, appointed at a CIHR eligible institution; team must include an applicant from OECD-defined Low- or Middle-Income Country

Foreign participation? (where known)
Yes
Date application deadline

COVID-19 Emergency Call for Proposals: Project Outlines for Call Concerning the Fight Against Coronavirus Disease

Date added: 23 Apr 2020

Our aim is to support research that will enable us to understand and contain the new COVID-19, as well as to improve efficient patient management and public health (national and international) preparedness and response to the current and analogous

Amount
NOK 30M
Agency or Funder
Research Council of Norway
Eligibility (if available)

Approved Norwegian research organisations

Foreign participation? (where known)
No
Date application deadline

COVID-19 public health emergency - response, governance and impact

Date added: 23 Apr 2020

Foresighted, basic, retrospective and evidence-based joint research surrounding four aspects in the epidemic prevention and control in terms of responses and management, governance mechanism, economic impact and countermeasures, and social governa

Amount
¥ 500,000 - ¥ 800,000 per project
Agency or Funder
National Science Foundation of China
Eligibility (if available)

2020 NSDC application guidelines

Date application deadline

Flash call COVID-19

Date added: 23 Apr 2020

Targeted on four priorities identified by the WHO : 1) epidemiological and translational studies; 2) the pathophysiology of the disease (not including vaccines); 3) infection prevention and control measures in the healthcare setting (including the

Amount
€3M
Agency or Funder
French Agence Nationale de la Recherche
Eligibility (if available)

Scientists from research institutes/organizations or company with French headquarters

Foreign participation? (where known)
No
Date application deadline

Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) regarding the Availability of Administrative Supplements and Urgent Competitive Revisions for Research on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus

Date added: 23 Apr 2020

Competitive revisions and additional resourcing for a currently funded grant to meet increased costs that are within the scope of the approved project, but that were unforeseen when the new or competing renewal application was awarded.

Amount
$100K (U.S. dollars) direct costs/yr
Agency or Funder
U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) - NIDA
Eligibility (if available)

Grantees currently supported by the NIDA.

Date application deadline

A call to focus on lessons from the impacts of COVID-19 on marginalised populations

Date added: 23 Apr 2020

The AHW is interested in understanding and mitigating the health equity and
social justice dimensions of the pandemic.

Amount
up to $25,000 per award
Agency or Funder
Alliance for a Healthier World (AHW)
Eligibility (if available)

Full-time faculty or staff from Johns Hopkins University

Foreign participation? (where known)
No
Date application deadline

AHA Rapid Response Grant
COVID-19 and Its Cardiovascular Impact

Date added: 23 Apr 2020

Cardiovascular-focused applications that will contribute to understanding the cardiovascular and cerebrovascular pathogenesis, diagnosis, prevention, clinical manifestations, clinical management (including critical care management) and social beha

Amount
up to $100,000 (U.S. dollars)
Agency or Funder
American Heart Association
Eligibility (if available)

Not specified

Foreign participation? (where known)
Yes
Date application deadline

Scottish Government funding for COVID-19 research in the field of therapeutics, diagnostics, experimental medicine, data science and social science

Date added: 23 Apr 2020

The call will support Scottish universities in their result-oriented research to come up with clinical practice and policy outcomes.

Amount
£1.25M per proposal
Agency or Funder
Scottish Government
Eligibility (if available)

Scottish universities

Foreign participation? (where known)
No
Date application deadline

Using satellite technology to decrease the impact of COVID-19 in the Mexican society

Date added: 23 Apr 2020

Proposals will use space technology to decrease contagion among the population, support for the most vulnerable groups, mitigate the impact of the pandemic and reactivate the economy and psychological support for people in confinement.

Agency or Funder
Agencia Espacial Mexicana (AEM)
Eligibility (if available)

Maximum size of research group is 5, all at least 18 years old, with no restriction on educational qualification.

Foreign participation? (where known)
No
Date application deadline

Call for proposals on how we can help children, parents, and educators deal with the Covid-19 crisis around the world.

Date added: 23 Apr 2020

The project aims to study on what the extent to which technology can accelerate learning and skills for both children and adults in low- and middle-income countries

Agency or Funder
The Strategic Impact Evaluation Fund (SIEF) - World Bank
Eligibility (if available)

Only World Bank task team leaders and their respective units are eligible to apply

Foreign participation? (where known)
Yes
Date application deadline

Innovative ideas to develop solution to combat the pandemic

Date added: 23 Apr 2020

The ''Roche Canada COVID-19 Innovation Challenge'' is looking for applicants from various backgrounds to address the COVID-19 pandemic

Amount
C$50,000 per program
Agency or Funder
Hoffmann-La Roche Limited
Eligibility (if available)

Individuals, corporations, partnerships or other organizations based in Canada

Foreign participation? (where known)
No
Date application deadline

Urgent call for research to support the response to COVID-19 in humanitarian settings

Date added: 23 Apr 2020

This call focuses on priorities related to the current COVID-19 outbreak in humanitarian settings in low and middle-income countries. Vaccines, therapeutics and diagnostics will not be funded. Two further deadlines on 20 April 2020.

Amount
Not stated
Agency or Funder
Elrha
Eligibility (if available)

Refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) living in camps or urban settings, and conflict affected people, in low and middle income countries

Foreign participation? (where known)
Yes
Date application deadline