Updated Apr 08, 2020
Proposals are invited for short-term projects addressing and mitigating the health, social, economic, cultural and environmental impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak.UKRI will support excellent proposals up to 18 months duration which meet at least one of the following:
|Focus Areas||Infectious & Vector Diseases (Health)|
Response Technologies (Humanitarian Assistance)
Proposals will be accepted from anyone who is normally eligible to apply for UKRI funding. This includes any company or SME that would normally be eligible for Innovate UK grant support. You will need to show that you can start work within 4 weeks of the funding being confirmed.
If a grant is awarded, we will provide funding at 80% of the fEC.
You need approval to confirm that the work is achievable under whatever constraints are currently in place in your department/university/company, and that they are content for you to focus on this work under 80%fEC funding. The approval can be from whoever has authority to give such assurance whether that is your department head, university research office or pro-VCs office.
Application forms should be emailed to CV19researchinnovation@ukri.org.