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.

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

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

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

US–Israeli cooperation to understand the spread of COVID-19

Date added: 05 May 2020

A call for research how to model and understand the spread of COVID-19, its transmission and prevention in the society. Computer sciences and engineering proposals will not be accepted.

Amount
$55.000 - $80.000 (U.S. dollars) per year
Agency or Funder
United States–Israel Binational Science Foundation
Eligibility (if available)

Scientists must work in the US and Israel

Foreign participation? (where known)
No

The role of genomics in fighting COVID-19

Date added: 06 May 2020

Support for regional projects that use genomics to address specific, short-term needs of industry, not-for-profit bodies and the public sector in relation to COVID-19 through research in collaboration with these organisations.

Amount
Up to 250,000 CAD per region, total 1.5M CAD
Agency or Funder
Genome British Columbia
Eligibility (if available)

Regional organisations and researchers from Genome Centres

Foreign participation? (where known)
No

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

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

Private-public consortium opens up high-performance computing capabilities to researchers worldwide.

Date added: 23 Apr 2020

Research proposals around the world relating to the COVID-19 virus will be matched with appropriate high-performance computing facilities from among the consortium partners.

Agency or Funder
White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, Department of Energy and IBM
Foreign participation? (where known)
Yes

Proposals invited for research into the novel coronavirus

Date added: 23 Apr 2020

A call for proposals for better understanding of diagnosis, prevention and management of the virus

Amount
£20 million
Agency or Funder
UK Research and Innovation & National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)
Eligibility (if available)

UK academia, industry experts and international partners

Foreign participation? (where known)
Yes
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

Special Call on Coronaviruses

Date added: 23 Apr 2020

Any aspect of coronavirus research. Applicants may request up to 300,000 francs for projects lasting up to 24 months. Bigger grants are conceivable, provided the applicant has good reasons for requesting a higher amount.

Amount
CHF 5M
Agency or Funder
Swiss Nation Science Foundation
Foreign participation? (where known)
Yes
Date application deadline

With the support of the World Bank, funding for applied research and commercialisation

Date added: 23 Apr 2020

Funding for universities, technologists and researchers with innovative proposals, including seed funding, to provide solutions applicapel to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Amount
Rs. 15M max.
Agency or Funder
Higher Education Commission & World Bank
Eligibility (if available)

Universities, technologists, researchers

Foreign participation? (where known)
No
Date application deadline

Special support for rapid implementation projects

Date added: 23 Apr 2020

A call for R&D projects that can quickly contribute to improving the response of health systems to the impact of COVID-19, contributing to better patient management and the implementation of public health measures.

Amount
€ 1.5M
Agency or Funder
Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT)
Eligibility (if available)

Portugal-based entities only

Foreign participation? (where known)
No
Date application deadline

Prevention and combat of outbreaks, endemics, epidemics and pandemics

Date added: 23 Apr 2020

Support for postgraduate researchers in fields such as epidemiology, infection, microbiology, immunology, bioengineering and bioinformatics.

Amount
R$70M
Agency or Funder
Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior (CAPES)
Eligibility (if available)

Researchers of post-graduate program coordinated by CAPES

Foreign participation? (where known)
No
Date application deadline

Call for the development of technologies for products, services and processes to tackle COVID-19

Date added: 23 Apr 2020

Part of the third phase of the PIPE programme, aimed at Innovative Research for SMEs. Its objective is to support research for SMEs which have conducted innovative research in the past.

Amount
R$20M
Agency or Funder
São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) and FINEP
Eligibility (if available)

Brazilian SMEs based in the state of São Paulo.

Foreign participation? (where known)
No
Date application deadline