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 Immediate Funding Opportunities from EIT Digital: DATA against COVID-19 UKRI – COVID – …

by Heather Smith

The Commission will commit nearly €49 million to boost innovation in cybersecurity and privacy systems. The Commission announced today that it will commit nearly €41 million, through Horizon 2020, the EU’s research and innovation programme, to support 9 projects aimed at working on innovative cybersecurity and privacy solutions. Five of these new projects will concentrate …

by Heather Smith

Equality and Wellbeing across Generations (EWG) is a joint transnational call for proposals. With major demographic change taking place across Europe and Canada, we are inviting researchers to submit proposals that explore:  How demographic change is altering the implicit contract between generations? How policy can ensure that change results in a reduction in inequality? EWG …

by Heather Smith

Over the last year we have seen our membership grow and expand which as a member organisation means more connections and opportunities for our members and ecosystems. The value of this has been clearly demonstrated during the recent COVID-19 emergency with an increase in demand for collaboration and connections helped by our regular Member to …

by Heather Smith

EIT Urban Mobility is announcing a new call dedicated to addressing urban mobility challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. The exceptional COVID-19 Crisis Response call has simplified procedures and an accelerated process to ensure impact can be delivered in the short-term. Proposed activities must be implemented and completed within the 2020 calendar year. The available fund will be up …

by Heather Smith

Rapid response KTN has been proud to be connecting for real change and helping on several different fronts to provide support to industry and stakeholders As the world changes in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic, it is more important than ever for KTN to connect the people, communities, businesses, funders and researchers that will …

by Heather Smith

Europia is a registered charity (Charity No. 1161453) which supports citizens from The European Union in Greater Manchester. Are you in financial difficulty as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak?Europia has a grant to distribute to individuals and families in need. Who is eligible to apply to the fund?The fund is for members of the …

by Heather Smith

EIT Health is providing more than €6 million in funding for short-term projects to help combat the COVID-19 pandemic as part of its Rapid Response initiative. These projects focus on immediate and impactful solutions that arm health services with better tools in navigating the pandemic. The 14 projects selected cover biotechnology, diagnostics, digital health and …

by Heather Smith

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 …

by Heather Smith

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 …

by Heather Smith