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UKRI-NIHR COVID-19 Rapid Response Rolling Call


Building on the initial calls of their Initiative, DHSC, through the NIHR, and UKRI are jointly launching a rolling call for proposals for rapid research into COVID-19. As this is a rolling call there is currently no fixed end date to the call, we are open to applications and will aim to review complete proposals within 4 weeks of submission.

For UK-led academic, SME and wider industry research that will address a wide range of COVID-19 knowledge gaps/needs, and which will lead to a benefit in UK, potentially international, public health within 12 months.

We are now launching a subsequent, rolling call for rapid research proposals with potential to deliver public health impacts within 12 months.

Short term (up to 12 month) proposals are sought. All proposals will need to be able to show how progress within the period of award could make a significant contribution to the understanding, prevention and/or management of the COVID-19 outbreak.

The closing date for applications is 4pm on 1 April 2021.

For full details, please visit the full call page on the MRC website.

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