Wellcome Trust & DFID – UK

The aim of this call is to strengthen the evidence base to better prevent and control coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemics and to increase research and response capacity.

It is part of the Wellcome – DFID partnership through the Joint Initiative on Research in Epidemic Preparedness and Response which aims to help low and middle income countries prepare for and tackle epidemics.


Research areas such as but not limited to:

  • Clinical research
  • Treatments (supportive and specific)
  • Pathogenesis
  • Epidemiology
  • Social sciences and ethics

Read the full request for proposal

  • Call opens: Expressions of interest should be submitted as soon as possible
  • Application deadlines: No deadlines but this call may be closed at any time.
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The GloPID-R Secretariat is a project which receives funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 874667.