Get funding for ideas that address COVID-19

  • Project length: Up to 18 months
  • Closing date: none – apply at any time
  • Funding: 80% of the full economic cost (fEC)
  • Award range: There is no specific budget for this call. We are interested in funding research of any scale that can demonstrate it will deliver impact in the project length.

Proposals are invited for short-term projects addressing and mitigating the health, social, economic, cultural and environmental impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak.

UKRI will support excellent proposals up to 18 months duration which meet at least one of the following:

  • 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

If a grant is awarded, we will provide funding at 80% of the fEC.


Who can apply

What we’re looking for

How to apply

How we will assess your application

Contact

Additional information

Apply to switch your existing UKRI standard grant to Covid-19 priority areas

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