Research and Innovation Services (RIS) is compiling information on key funders impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak.
See the following links for further information:
- Alzheimer's Research UK
- British Academy
- British Heart Foundation
- Cancer Research UK
- Leverhulme Trust
- National Institutes of Health
- NHS Health Research Authority
- NIHR (National Institute for Health Research)
- Research Excellence Framework (REF2021)
- Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng)
- Royal Society
- Turing Institute
- UK Parliament: Engaging with Parliament around the COVID-19 outbreak
- Wellcome Trust
- UKRI (UK Research and Innovation) Coronavirus Hub
- Versus Arthritis
See also the COVID-19: Additional guidance for our research community for helping the research community limit the impact and risk associated with the outbreak of coronavirus.
COVID-19: EU and International
European Commission (EC)
The European Commission has a Corona Platform for consolidating and posting all Horizon 2020 call updates, FAQs and useful links.
EC: Education Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA)
EC: European Research Council (ERC)
EC: European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) / European Regional Development Funds (ERDF)
Updates and a Q&A document from the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) who administer the ESIF / ERDF funds on behalf of the EC. Further information.
EC: Horizon 2020 (H2020)
The European Commission is coordinating a common European response to the outbreak of COVID-19. Extensions applied to Horizon 2020 calls with original deadlines until 15 April. No extensions will apply to the IMI and EIC pilot calls. Further details will be published on the call and topic pages on the Funding and Tenders Portal.
Deadlines for calls under Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 1 (Health section) are extended to allow medical professionals to focus on their fight against the Coronavirus and allow time for preparing their applications. This concerns the following calls:
- deadline extended to 4 June: H2020-SC1-BHC-2018-2020
- deadline extended to 18 June: H2020-SC1-DTH-2018-2020
- deadline extended to 18 June: H2020-SC1-FA-DTS-2018-2020
EC: Marie Curie Sklodowski
Max Weber Fellows
The UKRO Research Office (UKRO) is a European Office of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI). See UKRO news and subscribe to UKRO for the latest COVID-19 information.
Additional EU information and resources
The European Virus Archive - GLOBAL (EVAg) has already responded to some 200 requests from 55 countries to provide access to products needed for diagnosing coronavirus infection
The PREPARE project - a wide network that supports the readiness of hospitals in Europe and helps better understand the dynamics of the outbreak
The global research collaboration for infectious disease preparedness - the Commission is also working with other research funders through this network which coordinates research response and addresses priority research needs
Caroline Quest, Director of Research and Innovation Services (RIS)
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COVID-19 funding opportunities
This includes an embedded search from Research Professional to keep you up to date with the latest calls. You can also create your own funding searches in Research Professional to match your research interests. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for support with Research Professional.