A round-up of Covid-19 funding opportunities and open calls. Updated 9th April 2021.

 

This is a round-up of all the funding opportunities available for the fight against Covid-19. If you would like to add a funding opportunity, please contact us.

There are also further opportunities at our initiatives and resources page.

If your study requires collection of samples or health data, see this information from the National Institute for Health Research – Prioritising funding and support for COVID-19 research across the UK.

 

Further information from KTN

Covid-19 hub page
Covid-19: response from KTN
Covid-19: round-up of initiatives and resources
Covid-19 National Contact points
Covid-19 – Help and support for businesses
Covid-19: regulatory guidance
Covid-19: product specifications

 

SBRI Competition – Assays for SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19) cellular immune responses

Organisations can apply for a share of £1.5million inclusive of VAT, to develop assay systems to define the magnitude and profile of cellular immune responses to SARS-CoV-2 (known as Covid-19). Closes 26th May. Click here for details.

 

Innovate UK Smart Grants: Jan 2021

Opportunity for UK registered organisations to apply for a share of up to £25 million from Innovate UK to deliver disruptive R&D innovations that can significantly impact the UK economy. Project costs £25k-£2m. Apply by 26th May 2021.

Click here for full details.

 

Travel and subsistence to support low and middle-income country engagement

The awards will provide travel and subsistence funding to appropriately qualified public health professionals, clinicians and academics who wish to offer science and technical advice to support the immediate response to COVID-19 in low and middle-income countries. The awards are open to applicants who have a substantive position at a UK higher education institution or research organisation.

Applications are open until further notice, on a rolling basis. Applications should ideally be submitted at least 2 weeks before planned travel.

Click here for more details.

 

Further worldwide funding opportunities

Competitive Fund for Peace and Recovery – Innovation for Poverty Action’s Peace & Recovery Program is accepting off-cycle proposals, capped at $50,000, for time-sensitive additions to research projects that study or support the COVID-19 response. Applications reviewed on a rolling basis.

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