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24 Mar 2020

Commission announces winners of emergency funding action for coronavirus outbreak

On 30  January  2020,  the  European  Commission  launched a call on clinical and public  health  response  to  COVID-19 epidemic  with  a budget of €47.5 million. After the evaluation, 17 projects are short-listed for funding. In total, the projects involve 136 research teams from across the EU and beyond who will work on improving epidemiology and public health, rapid  point-of-care diagnostic tests, new treatments and development of new  vaccines. The action was made possible by  the standing budget line for emergency research funds under the Horizon 2020 annual   workprogrammes for Health research.

The list of projects can be found here:

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