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News & Press: April 2020

Grant funding for ideas that address COVID-19 from UK Research and Innovation

02 April 2020  
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UK Research and Innovation have the following opportunity.

Get funding for ideas that address COVID-19

  • Project length: 12-18 months
  • Closing date: none - apply at any time
  • Funding: 80% of the full economic cost (fEC)

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 of 12-18 months duration which meet at least one of the following:

  • new research or innovation with a clear impact pathway that has the potential (within the period of the grant) to deliver a significant contribution to the understanding of, and response to, the COVID-19 pandemic and its impacts.
  • supports the manufacture and/or wide scale adoption of an intervention with significant potential
  • gathers critical data and resources quickly for future research use

If a grant is awarded, UKRI will provide funding at 80% of the fEC.

More information on how to apply here.