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Eureka Call for research projects to improve preparedness for future pandemics

The Eureka international R&D network launched a second COVID-19 call, in which it is looking to the future, inviting research projects lasting up to three months to improve preparedness for the next serious infectious disease pandemic. Participants are invited to submit research and innovation project proposals aiming to provide solutions and preparedness for highly contagious human infectious diseases which inflict a high impact on society, e.g. 

  • Technologies enabling local resilience or self sufficiency
  • Medical intervention robotics
  • Infection prevention and protection
  • Prevention of antibiotic resistance
  • Sanitation technology
  • Diagnostics and testing

Timeline: 

  • Opening of the Call: 15 May 2020
  • Deadline for Eureka applications: 15 July 2020
  • Deadlines for national funding applications: Varies per country
  • Funding Decisions: 15 November 2020
  • Projects Duration: Up to 36 months
  • Projects Result Implementation: Up to 24 months after project completion preference for shorter launches

For more information and application please click here 

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Deadline: 
Wednesday, 15 July, 2020
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