21th Call for proposals 2020 - Innovative Medicines Initiative 2 Joint Undertaking - H2020-JTI-IMI2 - Development of therapeutics and diagnostics combatting coronavirus infections H2020-JTI-IMI2-2020-21 Closed!


Considering the public health and humanitarian implications, there is a need for all stakeholders across the public and private sectors to collaborate in global efforts to care for those affected, contain the outbreak, and develop the much-needed resources to prepare for the future. A collaboration of private companies, academia, international organisations, public bodies etc. has the potential to accelerate the development of therapeutics and diagnostics to tackle the current and future outbreaks. The actions resulting from this Call will contribute to the pan-European efforts responding to thisPublic Health Emergency and address one of the eight immediate research actions agreed at the WHO global research and innovation forum held on 11-12 February 2020


This call covers the followint topics:

  • IMI2-2020-21-01: Development of therapeutics and diagnostics combatting coronavirus infections

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

  • 45,00 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 31 March 2020 - more than one year ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call for proposals (Legal base)

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

  • Any legal organisation

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

  • European Union (EU)

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Research

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