Archive: 'Apr 2020' :

ELRHA has published this urgent funding call for research proposals to support the COVID-19 response in humanitarian settings: https://www.elrha.org/funding-opportunity/research-to-support-covid-19-response-in-humanitarian-settings/ Although it is a research call it focuses on two very specific topics:  Refugees or IDPs in camps or urban humanitarian settings, or conflict-affected people in humanitarian settings in LMICs Health systems and health care workers supporting the COVID-19 […]

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Title: Capacity development for disease outbreak and epidemic response in sub-Saharan Africa, in collaboration with Africa CDC Link: https://www.edctp.org/call/capacity-development-for-disease-outbreak-and-epidemic-response-in-sub-saharan-africa-in-collaboration-with-africa-cdc/; Detail: The purpose of this Call for Proposals is to establish an African cohort of epidemiologists by supporting institutions in sub-Saharan Africa and Europe that provide master’s training in epidemiology and biostatistics, as part of the Africa CDC’s […]

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DIGI-B-CUBE project launched an open call for funding on 22nd April 2020, to support projects focusing on integrating digital innovations and disruptive technologies across the Medical Diagnostics and related value chains. Small and Medium Enterprises (including new start-ups) operating in the health, medicine, biotech, biopharma, IT or related sectors (robotics, automation, electronics, nanotech etc.) can […]

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The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) launched a new Eureka call – Solutions for COVID-19 Echo Period – Life without a vaccine. This call is supported by Eureka countries France, Denmark, Austria, Spain, the Netherlands, Turkey, Germany, and Estonia. Deadline: 15/05 A second call will be launched, supported by the same countries, on 15/05. Title: Solutions for the Next Human […]

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Startups are the economy’s ‘department for the future.’ Their job is to future-proof all the other sectors – from retail and banking through ecommerce to public services. They are vital to the UK’s post-Brexit, post-Covid-19 future.  They are also among its most vulnerable. Look up ‘start-up’ in the Cambridge Dictionary and the first example of […]

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The Digital Health & Care Institute is collaborating with a number of stakeholders in response to COVID-19. If you have a digital product, service or innovation that may be of use in the response to COVID-19 please contact Scottish Government.   Current funding opportunities – Find out More Call for technology partners: social care digital innovation COVID-19 Rapid […]

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Today, as part of the European Roadmap towards lifting coronavirus containment measures, the Commission is presenting guidelines on coronavirus testing methodologies. The guidance aims to support Member States in effectively using testing tools in the context of their national strategies and during the different stages of the pandemic, including when phasing out confinement measures. The Commission also […]

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Today, the Commission recommends steps and measures to develop a common EU approach for the use of mobile applications and mobile data in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Digital tools can play an important role in the gradual lifting of containment measure, when the time will be ripe for that, if they are compliant with EU […]

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To complement hackathons taking place at global and member state level, the European Commission – in close collaboration with EU member states – will host a pan-European hackathon to connect civil society, innovators, partners and buyers across Europe to develop innovative solutions to coronavirus. The #EUvsVirus Hackathon will take place on 24, 25 and 26 […]

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This platform is a partnership between the Department of Health and Social Care, the UK Bioindustry Association, British In Vitro Diagnostics Association and the Royal College of Pathologists.  We are seeking new and novel solutions to help deliver 100,000 coronavirus tests a day by the end of April. We have set four challenges. Please add your […]

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