JRC – Science in Times of Crisis – EC-funded actions to address COVID-19

The European Commission has launched a second call for expressions of interest for research aimed at developing innovative and rapid health-related approaches to responding to COVID-19 and achieving results that will ensure a faster level of health system preparedness. (H2020-SC1-PHE-CORONAVIRUS-2020-2).

The topics are available to candidates on the official EC portal: (

1. SC1-PHE-CORONAVIRUS-2020-2A – Repurposing of manufacturing for vital medical supplies and equipment,

2. 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),

3. SC1-PHE-CORONAVIRUS-2020-2C – Behavioural, social and economic impacts of the outbreak response,

4. SC1-PHE-CORONAVIRUS-2020-2D – Pan-European COVID-19 cohorts,

5. SC1-PHE-CORONAVIRUS-2020-2E – Networking of existing EU and international cohorts of relevance to COVID-19,   

The deadline for applications for all announcements is 11.06.2020, 17:00 (Brussels)