Call for proposals 2020 - H2020- Second call for an Expression of Interest for innovative and rapid health-related approaches to respond to COVID-19 and to deliver quick results for society for a higher level of preparedness of health systems H2020-SC1-PHE-CORONAVIRUS-2020-2 Closed!


Proposals submitted under this expression of interest are expected to advance the knowledge on 2019-nCoV and its impact on infected persons.


This call covers the following topics:

  • SC1-PHE-CORONAVIRUS-2020-2A: Repurposing of manufacturing for vital medical supplies and equipment
  • SC1-PHE-CORONAVIRUS-2020-2B: Medical technologies, Digital tools and Artificial Intelligence (AI) analytics to improve surveillance and care at high Technology Readiness Levels (TRL)
  • SC1-PHE-CORONAVIRUS-2020-2C: Behavioural, social and economic impacts of the outbreak response
  • SC1-PHE-CORONAVIRUS-2020-2D: Pan-European COVID-19 cohorts
  • SC1-PHE-CORONAVIRUS-2020-2E: Networking of existing EU and international cohorts of relevance to COVID-19

European community funding

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

  • 112,00 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

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

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

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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