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

Using space to mitigate pandemics

Date added: 27 Apr 2020

Applicants should use space technology by using space-based products and services to improve the UK healthcare ecosystem impacted by the pandemic

Amount
Up to 80% for SMEs, universities and research institutes; up to 50% for larger companies
Agency or Funder
European Space Agency and UK Space Agency
Eligibility (if available)

Universities, Research Institutes, Companies, Consortia

Foreign participation? (where known)
Yes

Join a research collaboration using data science to support acute care management and clinical decision making

Date added: 23 Apr 2020

Teams winning support will rapidly trial data science and machine learning methods onnew national DECOVID data resource of COVID 19 data.

Amount
Not specified
Agency or Funder
The Alan Turing Institute
Eligibility (if available)

UK-based data science teams with strong experience in
working with health and clinical data applications

Foreign participation? (where known)
No
Date application deadline

Funding opportunities on projects on AI and COVID-19: CLOSED

Date added: 23 Apr 2020

A targeted call for AI and COVID-19 interdisciplinary research collaborations to spark innovative, high-risk/high-reward ideas and projects

Amount
C$15,000
Agency or Funder
Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR)
Eligibility (if available)

CIFAR Program Member or CIFAR AI Chair

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

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

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

Personal protection: innovative products and technological solutions

Date added: 23 Apr 2020

Solutions will aim to protect service providers and caregivers from COVID-19 and to minimize the risk of transmission with personal protective and medical equipment.

Amount
Not specified yet
Agency or Funder
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Serbia
Eligibility (if available)

Public companies, commercial organisations/businesses, research institutions registered in Serbia

Foreign participation? (where known)
No
Date application deadline

CITRIS Seed funding for transformative technology and policy solutions

Date added: 05 May 2020

Proposals should focus on how information technology can change the way the pandemic is handled. Projects should be able to be rapidly implemented through public and private channels, with large scaling possibilities and technology transfer.

Amount
Up to $50,000 per project
Agency or Funder
CITRIS and the Banatao Institute
Eligibility (if available)

Researchers with Principal Investigator status at UC Berkeley, UC Davis (including UC Davis Health), UC Merced, and UC Santa Cruz.

Foreign participation? (where known)
No
Date application deadline

Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Availability of Administrative Supplements and Revision Supplements on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

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 unforeseen when the new or competing renewal application was awarded.

Amount
Not limited
Agency or Funder
U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) - NHLBI
Date application deadline

Data Science and AI to strengthen public administration responses

Date added: 23 Apr 2020

A call for data processing projects principally in the medical sector to respond to COVID-19 and to contribute to new responses to future pandemics.

Amount
€240,000 per applicant
Agency or Funder
Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT)
Eligibility (if available)

Non-business entities in the R&I system (higher education institutions, State or international laboratories based in Portugal, private non-profit institutions, other public and private, non-profit institutions)

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