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Covid-19 External Funding Calls

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Latest Covid-19 related research opportunities listed on Research Professional

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The Health Foundation
Projects exploring the effects of COVID-19 on health inequalities and social care
Open until further notice

https://www.health.org.uk/funding-and-partnerships/programmes/covid-19-research-programme

Newton Fund/UKRI
Short-term projects mitigating the health, social, economic, cultural and environmental impacts of COVID-19 in low and middle Income Countries
Open until further notice

https://www.ukri.org/funding/funding-opportunities/ukri-gcrf-newton-fund-agile-response-call-to-address-covid-19/

PRACE (Partnership for advanced computing in Europe)
Fast Track Call for Proposals. Support to mitigate impact of COVID-19 pandemic

Open until further notice

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Applications are evaluated within one week and start as soon as possible if awarded.

UKRI
Open call for research and innovation ideas to address COVID-19
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https://esrc.ukri.org/funding/funding-opportunities/

NERC Urgency grants related to the current Coronavirus outbreak N/A announcement-of-opportunity-urgency-grants-related-to-the-current-coronavirus-outbreak/
Wellcome Trust COVID-19 Therapeutics Accelerator N/A wellcome-pledges-50-million-new-initiative-speed-development-covid-19-treatments
UK Government NHS ventilators ASAP production-and-supply-of-ventilators-and-ventilator-components
Call for reviewers Rapid evaluation of COVID19-related Registered Reports at Royal Society Open Science ASAP http://aecardiffknowledgehub.wales/2020/03/16/call-for-reviewers-rapid-review-network-for-covid-19/
Diamond Light Source Rapid Access Call for Proposals: SARS-CoV-2 N/A http://aecardiffknowledgehub.wales/2020/03/16/call-for-reviewers-rapid-review-network-for-covid-19/
Other Research Council No specific call but funding considered if approach directly N/A https://mrc.ukri.org/news/browse/covid-19-vaccine-therapy-research-boosted-by-six-new-projects-in-rapid-response/
UKCDR epidemics preparedness and response group No specific call   https://www.ukcdr.org.uk/about-us/our-groups/epidemics-preparedness-and-response-group/
Royal Academy of Engineering No specific call. Key areas where engineering and manufacturing expertise is urgently required by the UK government   https://www.raeng.org.uk/policy/engineering-response-to-covid-19/active-government-calls
Innovations for Poverty Action Competitive Fund for Peace and Recovery Off-cycle proposals, capped at $50,000, for time-sensitive additions to research projects that study or support the COVID-19 response   https://www.poverty-action.org/program-area/peace-and-recovery/competitive-fund-peace-and-recovery
European Commission Various calls   https://ec.europa.eu/info/funding-tenders/opportunities/portal/screen/covid-19
NHS Accelerator Vaccines, ventilators and diagnostics  

https://nhsaccelerator.com/

COVID-19 PPE Challenge Addresses the urgent need to understand the challenges faced by healthcare workers in protecting themselves against aerosol contamination.  

https://surgicalmic.nihr.ac.uk/

Joint Security and Resilience Centre (JSaRC) BEIS, Cabinet Office and Crown Commercial Service (CCS) are coordinating and sharing offers received by government from industry.  

https://www.crowncommercial.gov.uk/covid-19/covid-19-supplier-information

COVID-19 outbreak expert database Parliament's Knowledge Exchange Unit has created a new COVID-19 outbreak expert database  

https://www.parliament.uk/get-involved/research-impact-at-the-uk-parliament/knowledge-exchange-at-uk-parliament/covid-19-outbreak-expert-database/

COVID-19 rapid call for access to the Octopus facility The Central Laser Facility is inviting rapid access proposals to its Octopus imaging facility for research relevant to COVID-19.  

https://researchsupport.admin.ox.ac.uk/funding/stfc-covid-19-octopus

Diamond Light Source Rapid Access Call for Proposals Diamond are offering priority rapid access for groups who require instrument time for projects directly related to COVID-19 viral proteins.  

https://www.diamond.ac.uk/Users.html

University Challenge Seed Fund A translational fund focused on projects that can make a near term impact and has the potential for future commercialisation. Ongoing

https://researchsupport.admin.ox.ac.uk/funding/ucsf

Health Care Supply Association Oxygen, ventilators, testing, PPE, clinical trials and MDCC  

https://nhsprocurement.org.uk/connecting-with-suppliers-to-help-out/

AHRC COVID-19 and its impact on ethics, governance, media, culture and history N/A https://ahrc.ukri.org/funding/apply-for-funding/current-opportunities/research-and-innovation-ideas-to-address-covid-19/
ERSC Short to medium-term economic and social research to mitigate the impact of COVID-19

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https://esrc.ukri.org/funding/funding-opportunities/research-and-innovation-ideas-to-address-covid-19/