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DoHSC Coronavirus rapid response call - Diagnosing and understanding coronavirus

  Thursday, 27 Feb 2020 | Funding Deadline

Details: The Department of Health and Social Care, through the NIHR, and UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) have jointly launched two rapid response research calls to tackle the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV).

The second call invites applications for UK-led academic, small- and medium-sized enterprise (SME) and wider industry research that will develop diagnostics or address the epidemiology, spread, containment or underpinning knowledge of 2019-nCoV.

Short term (up to 18 month) proposals are sought that could make a significant contribution to the understanding, diagnosis, prevention and/or management of the 2019-nCoV outbreak.

The scope for this call encompasses:

  • Diagnostics research
  • Clinical research
  • Epidemiological research
  • Anthropology and wider social sciences research
  • Underpinning research - development of novel technologies, platforms or systems to accelerate the R&D of diagnostics, vaccines and therapeutics, and epidemiological studies
  • Other research projects that would make a significant contribution to the understanding, diagnosis, prevention and/or management of the 2019-nCoV outbreak

Find out more here

Deadline for proposals: 12pm