EIC Accelerator allocated an additional €47.5 million to fight the coronavirus outbreak.

The Commission has updated 2020 Work Programme of Horizon 2020 to allocate increased funding to research and innovation projects of the coronavirus.

The Commission allocated €47.5 million in funding for the emergency call announced in early March to fight the coronavirus outbreak that led to the launch of 17 projects. 136 research teams from across the EU and beyond are already working on :

  • developing vaccines

  • new treatments

  • diagnostic tests

  • medical systems

all targeted at preventing the spread of the disease.

Press here to download the list of the17 Horizon 2020 research projects on coronavirus short-listed for funding

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