National Science Foundation of China (NSFC)

Basic research on the traceability, pathogenesis, prevention and treatment of 2019-nCoV

The NSFC has launched this programme to support joint research surrounding four aspects of COVID-19 epidemic prevention and control: response and management, governance mechanisms, economic impact and countermeasures, and social governance.


  • Prevention and control in response to major infectious epidemics
  • Governance mechanisms for major public health emergencies
  • Economic impact from major public health emergencies
  • Social governance under major public health emergencies

Read the full request for proposal

  • Call budget: ¥1.5 million per project
  • Call opens: January 22, 2020
  • Application deadline: February 06, 2020
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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.