Primeur magazine

Edition: flash - Issue: 2020-03-13

Focus on Europe

The European Commission has updated the overview of European research initiatives and projects related to COVID-19. Seventeen research projects were shortlisted for funding. These projects are expected to advance our understanding of the novel coronavirus, contribute to more efficient clinical management of patients infected with the virus, and to the public health preparedness and response to the outbreak. Research teams are expected to share data rapidly so that results can immediately inform the public health response. Read further...
The European Commission is calling for startups and SMEs with technologies and innovations that could help in treating, testing, monitoring or other aspects of the Coronavirus outbreak to apply urgently to the next round of funding from the European Innovation Council. The deadline for applications to the EIC Accelerator is 17:00 on Wednesday 18 March (Brussels local time). The budget is 164 million euro. Read further...