COVID-19 Pandemic Rapid Response Funding Call

In response to the fast evolving COVID-19 pandemic, HRB in cooperation with the IRC, are launching a rapid response mechanism to fund research that will provide evidence for the national and global efforts to deal with the virus outbreak. The research priorities of this call are aligned with the WHO R&D Blueprint and informed by the Global Infectious Disease Collaboration for International Disease Preparedness (GloPID-R). The scope of this funding call covers medical countermeasures, health service readiness, and social and policy countermeasures to COVID-19.

Funding available is typically up to €200,000 and in exceptional circumstances may be higher.

The duration of funding is 3-24 months

Closing Date: Thurs 9th April at 1pm

See attached Guidance Notes for more information.

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