20 / 05 / 2020
New H2020 €122 million call to fight COVID-19
The European Commission (EC) on 19 May 2020, launched a new €122 million call
of expressions of interest for research and innovation, under Horizon 2020
, in order to fight against COVID-19 pandemic, while contributing to the EC’s €1.4 billion pledge
to Coronavirus Global Response Initiative
. This new call will:
- complement earlier actions to develop diagnostics, treatments and vaccines by strengthening capacity to manufacture and deploying readily available solutions in order to rapidly address the pressing needs;
- develop medical technologies and digital tools to improve detection, surveillance and patients care;
- improve understanding of the behavioural and socio-economic impacts of the epidemic.
The submission deadline is 11 June 2020.