Tender and Funding Round-Up

Tender and Funding Round-Up

A round-up of active tender and funding opportunities that may be of interest to Cochrane contributors, authors, and groups - updated through the month.

 

Coronavirus Funding Monitor
General Information:
A curated list of open funding calls and other support for researchers, non-profit organizations and commercial organizations, specifically for COVID-19 and coronavirus-related research. Updated daily.
Link: https://coronavirus.frontiersin.org/covid-19-research-funding-monitor

 

NIH (USA) Open calls related to Coronavirus
Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
More info: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-AI-20-031.html

 

20/34 NIHR Evidence Synthesis Programme Grant Scheme 2020
Who should apply? UK Cochrane Groups
Country funding open to: UK
General information: Grants will be for up to £100,000 for an eighteen-month project. Grants will be awarded to support a programme of work that includes both new reviews; updating of existing reviews; a suite of methodologically complex reviews; and reviews that demonstrate meeting a clear NHS and social care need.  Reviews on the integration between the NHS and social care services are highly encouraged. Applications seeking less than the maximum grant value will receive equal consideration
Closing date: 12th October 2020
Link: https://www.nihr.ac.uk/funding/2034-nihr-evidence-synthesis-programme-grant-scheme-2020/24519

 

UKRI Covid-19 Priority Areas Grant
Who should apply?
UK Cochrane Groups
Country funding open to: UK
General information: Proposals are invited for short-term projects (up to 18 months) addressing and mitigating the health, social, economic, cultural and environmental impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak. Looking for proposals in any subject area within UKRI’s remit which: is a new research or innovation with a clear impact pathway that has the potential (within the period of the grant) to deliver a significant contribution to the understanding of, and response to, the COVID-19 pandemic and its impacts. Supports the manufacture and/or wide scale adoption of an intervention with significant potential. Gathers critical data and resources quickly for future research use.
Closing date: None, apply at any time
Link: https://www.ukri.org/funding/funding-opportunities/ukri-open-call-for-research-and-innovation-ideas-to-address-covid-19/

 

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
PA-19-052 NIH Small Research Grant Program (Parent R03 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
PA-19-053 NIH Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant Program (Parent R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
PA-18-591 Administrative Supplements to Existing NIH Grants and Cooperative Agreements (Parent Admin Supp - Clinical Trial Optional)
PA-19-056 NIH Research Project Grant (Parent R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
PA-19-272 PHS 2019-02 Omnibus Solicitation of the NIH, CDC, and FDA for Small Business Innovation Research Grant Applications (Parent SBIR [R43/R44] Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
PA-19-270 PHS 2019-02 Omnibus Solicitation of the NIH for Small Business Technology Transfer Grant Applications (Parent STTR [R41/R42] Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

 

NERC: urgency grants
Link: https://nerc.ukri.org/funding/available/researchgrants/urgency/
General Information: The NERC Urgency Grant scheme exists to provide funding for unexpected and transient scientific opportunities created by unpredictable natural events. NERC welcome Urgency proposals related to the current Coronavirus outbreak. The maximum funding that may be sought for an Urgency proposal is £65,000; this limit applies to the total (100%) full economic cost of the project, of which NERC will fund 80%.

 

NIHR: Travel and subsistence funding to support LMIC engagement during the COVID-19 outbreak
Link: https://www.nihr.ac.uk/funding/travel-and-subsistence-funding-to-support-lmic-engagement-during-the-covid-19-outbreak/24407
Country funding open to: UK
General Information: The awards will provide travel and subsistence funding to appropriately qualified public health professionals, clinicians and academics who wish to offer science and technical advice to support the immediate response to COVID-19 in low and middle-income countries.The awards are open to applicants who have a substantive position at a UK higher education institution or research organisation. Applications are open until further notice, on a rolling basis. Applications should ideally be submitted at least 2 weeks before the planned travel.

AHRQ (NIH)
Who should apply: Relevant Cochrane Groups
Country funding open to: UK
General information: AHRQ Small Research Grant Program is offering amounts of 100,000 for a max of two years. The grant mechanism supports different types of health services research projects including pilot and feasibility studies; secondary analysis of existing data; small, self-contained research projects; development of research methodology; and development of new research technology.
Closing date: Varied - March 16, July 16, Nov 16 each year until 2021
Link: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-794.html

 

A list of COVID funding opportunities compiled by Fogarty (USA) for international researchersCoronavirus news, funding and resources for global health researchers
 
 
NIHR has a number of Evidence Synthesis Calls:
https://www.nihr.ac.uk/researchers/funding-opportunities/?custom_in_funding-programme=9447

Name of Opportunity: 20/34 NIHR Evidence Synthesis Programme Grant Scheme 2020
Who should apply: UK Cochrane Groups
Country funding open to: UK
General info: The NIHR Evidence Synthesis Programme Grant Scheme (formerly the Cochrane Programme Grant scheme) is now accepting expressions of interest for their 2020 round.
Closing date: 13:00 on 12 October 2020

Link to more info: 20/34 NIHR Evidence Synthesis Programme Grant Scheme 2020

 
 
Name of Opportunity: Cochrane review gold open access scheme
Who should apply: UK Cochrane Groups
Country funding open to: UK
General info: Cochrane Review Authors can apply to have their reviews published under Gold open access, meaning that they are instantly and freely open for all users to access on the Cochrane Library from the date of publication.
Closing date: 01 January 2021

Link to more info: Cochrane review gold open access scheme
 


Name of Opportunity: 19/165 HS&DR Injuries, accidents and urgent and emergency care themed call
Who should apply: UK Cochrane Groups
Country funding open to: UK
General info: The Health Services and Delivery Research (HS&DR) Programme is accepting stage 1 applications for this Themed Call.
Closing date: 13:00 on 10 September 2020

Link to more info: 19/165 HS&DR Injuries, accidents and urgent and emergency care themed call
 
 

If you have a funding opportunity you would like to share, please send the following information to mumoquit@cochrane.org: Name of funding Opportunity, who should apply, country funding open to, general information, closing date, link to more information.

 

September 1, 2020
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