Grand Challenges ICODA COVID-19 Data Science pilot programme


his pilot initiative is coordinated by ICODA and is an open funding call that seeks to identify and support research studies using health data to address major COVID-19 research questions. It also seeks to involve patients and wider communities in both study design and governance. While this is a global call, priority will be given to research proposals involving researchers from lower and middle-income countries (LMICs).

How to Apply: 

This pilot Grand Challenges ICODA COVID-19 Data Science initiative is an open request for grant proposals. The desired outcome is to fund studies that will facilitate research collaboration among researchers to address major COVID-19 research questions and reduce the harm of the current COVID-19 pandemic, while fostering global, multi-disciplinary collaborations.

Proposals may focus on one of a range of COVID-19 research areas, including: 1) natural disease history, epidemiology and transmission; 2) vaccines and prophylaxis; 3) infection, prevention and control; 4) therapeutics; 5) clinical management.

External Deadline: 
Tuesday, January 19, 2021
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