COVID-19 CALL FOR PROPOSALS

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TWAS
TWAS calls for global collaboration ,inclusive of developing countries to combat the pandemic

International collaboration in combating the pandemic is key, says the TWAS Council, and mitigating the disease’s impacts depends on joint efforts inclusive of developing countries. >>For more details



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UNESCO
UNESCO launches CodeTheCurve Hackathon to develop digital solutions in response to COVID-19.

CodeTheCurve is a global, virtual hackathon for students, educators, teachers, and the research community to build tech skills, entrepreneurial spirit. >>For more details

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British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (BSAC)
BSAC COVID-19 Funding Call

BSAC is launching a COVID-19 funding call to support researchers in better understanding and addressing COVID-19 outbreak. Up to £25,000 to support research projects. Exceptional grants in excess of £25,000 will be considered >>For more details

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EDCTP (for sub-Saharan Africa only)
Mobilisation of funding for COVID-19 research in sub-Saharan Africa​​​​.

For this call EDCTP has activated its emergency funding mechanism envisaged in the EDCTP annual work plan and supported by the European Union. The European Union contributed €2.25 million through this mechanism.
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Elrha
Research to Support COVID-19 Response in Humanitaria​n Settings.

The call aims to fund public health research that will produce robust findings that will contribute to the effectiveness of the current humanitarian response and increase the evidence base for future responses to similar infectious disease outbreaks.
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JHU School of Public Health Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing
Fast-track grant for research on non-animal approaches to investigate mechanisms, medicines, and vaccines for coronaviruses​

In response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, the Johns Hopkins Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing (CAAT) at the Bloomberg School of Public Health is redirecting part of our grant program to help accelerate the discovery of mechanisms, medicines...
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​German Federal Ministry of Education and Research
Funding announcementfor research on COVID-19 in the wake of the Sars-CoV-2 outbreak.

Due to the current outbreak of the corona virus Sars-CoV-2, the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research is opening "Module 3 (Rapid Response) of the funding announcement "Guideline for the funding of a "National Research Network for Zoonotic Infectious Diseases".
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​Islamic Development Bank (IsDB)​
Transform Fund Call for Innovation 2020 - COVID-19 Preparedness.

The IsDB Group is coordinating a wide-ranging response to the impact of COVID-19. It has set up a Strategic Preparedness and Response Facility which will oversee a response package. The facility will focus on emergency preparedness to curb the spread of the COVID-19, minimizing the socio-economic....
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
MIT Solve: Health Security & Pandemics Challenge​

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is the latest in a series of infectious disease emergencies, including cholera, Ebola, SARS, Chikungunya, HIV/AIDS, and influenza. While scientists and drug developers, with support from governments and multilateral organizations...
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​​National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)​
NIAID's Multi-Pronged Response to the COVID-2019 Outbreak ​

NIAID is taking several approaches to support new research in response to severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-2019). If you are a grantee currently supported by active NIH funding eligible.....
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​Amazon Web Services (AWS)
AWS Diagnostic Development Initiative (DDI).

The AWS Diagnostic Development Initiative (DDI) provides support for innovation in rapid and accurate patient testing for 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19), and other diagnostic solutions to mitigate future outbreaks. Although vaccine and treatment development research is generally funded by private foundations and government agencies.
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Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA)
Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) Broad Agency Announcement (BAA)​

We appreciate your interest in partnering with BARDA. Due to the COVID-19 response, any white papers or full proposals submissions, other than those that are in support of COVID-19, will be put into a queue. Once the response to COVID-19 has subsided, we will resume normal review of submissions for other research areas of interests. BARDA will..
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National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Information for NIH Applicants and Recipients of NIH Funding

The NIH is deeply concerned for the health and safety of people involved in NIH research, and about the effects on the biomedical enterprise in the areas affected by the HHS declared public health emergency for COVID-19.
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​National Science Foundation (NSF)
Dear Colleague Letter on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)​​​​.

In light of the emergence and spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the United States and abroad, the National Science Foundation (NSF) is accepting proposals to conduct non-medical, non-clinical-care research that can be used immediately to explore how to model and understand the spread of COVID-19, ..
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Pulitzer Center
Coronavirus News Collaboration Challenge ​

The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, a non-profit organization that supports independent global journalism, is seeking proposals that develop innovative approaches to reporting on the novel coronavirus crisis using collaboration among journalists and newsrooms across state lines or national borders. This opportunity is open to all newsrooms..
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Co-Creation Hub
Funding and Design Support for COVID-19 Projects.

In light of the Coronavirus pandemic and its related consequences in other sectors of various economies across the globe, CcHUB is looking to fund and provide research and design support, via our Design Lab, for COVID-19 related projects. These include, but not limited to, projects in the following areas
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​Open Road Alliance
Direct COVID-19 Response - Charitable Grants​​​​.

The effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on the impact sector has reached natural disaster proportions in its scope and scale, which means that the global need for our ‘emergency’ capital vastly outstrips our available resources. Given this reality, we have decided to use our limited resources to best serve the sector under the following circumstances..
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National Geographic
COVID-19 Emergency Fund for Journalists ​

In the most difficult of times, journalism can play several roles in supporting communities around the globe. It can disseminate critical information to keep people safe and informed, it can illuminate stories that bring us hope and remind us of our shared human experience, and it can help us find and share solutions to wicked problems.
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