GLOPID-R

COVID-19 timeline

2022

March 23

Living Mapping Review

This new iteration for future COVID-19 research funding includes an analysis of research on the UKCDR/GloPID-R Project Tracker mapped against priorities in the UN Research Roadmap for the COVID-19 Recovery.

New Iteration of Living Mapping Review

February 3

Funders’ Roundtable on Clinical Trials

This virtual event was co-convened by GloPID-R and the UK Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), bringing together global research funders with WHO and G7 stakeholders to explore how to improve the coordination and efficiency of funding clinical trials.

Funders’ Roundtable to improve clinical trials coordination

2021

December 23

New variant SARS-COV-2

GloPID-R convened its members to a web conference to discuss the new variant of SARS-CoV-2.

November 2

COVID CIRCLE Lessons for Funders: report & virtual dialogue

The report ‘Funding and undertaking research during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic: COVID CIRCLE lessons for funders’ was published and a virtual dialogue, co-hosted by UKCDR & GloPID-R, was held.

Lessons for Funders report
Watch the event

August 3

GLOPID-R SAG Report & Recommendations

The report ‘COVID-19 Research Recommendations & Considerations for GloPID-R 2021-2023,’ was released by the Scientific Advisory Group, and the GloPID-R co-chairs issued recommendations for actions and planning in the near future.

Announcement
SAG Report
Co-Chairs Recommendations

July 1-2

Global coordination

GloPID-R attended the virtual Global Research and Innovation Forum of the WHO R&D Blueprint. This second forum convened by WHO was attended by 1300 participants to map research priorities.

March 29-30

COVID-19 research in low- and middle-income countries

COVID CIRCLE (GloPID-R/UKCDR) and the COVID-19 Clinical Research Coalition organized an online event with global research funders and the community of researchers actively undertaking research into COVID-19 across LMICs.

LMICs Research Online Event

March 27

Project selection

GloPID-R continued coordination of rapid funding for research priorities and the selection of relevant projects.

March 23

Living Mapping Review

This new iteration for future COVID-19 research funding includes an analysis of research on the UKCDR/GloPID-R Project Tracker mapped against priorities in the UN Research Roadmap for the COVID-19 Recovery.

New Iteration of Living Mapping Review

March 13

Coordination

GloPID-R Response Strategy Coordination meetings were held to pinpoint research gaps, to identify and set research priorities, and to select rapid research projects.

March 3

Global coordination

GloPID-R attended the Global Coordination Mechanism meeting of the WHO R&D Blueprint.

February 3

Funders’ Roundtable on Clinical Trials

This virtual event was co-convened by GloPID-R and the UK Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), bringing together global research funders with WHO and G7 stakeholders to explore how to improve the coordination and efficiency of funding clinical trials.

Funders’ Roundtable to improve clinical trials coordination

February 3

Coordination Platform

The COVID CIRCLE Researcher Coordination Platform was launched by UKCDR & GloPID-R to facilitate information sharing on COVID-19 research and to bring together the global research community working in and for low-resource settings.

COVID CIRCLE Researcher Coordination Platform

January 13

GloPID-R mobilization

Our members and other major players involved in infectious disease outbreaks worldwide reacted rapidly to this emerging epidemic, working closely with WHO to identify specific funding research priorities.

2020

December 9-10

LONG COVID forum

ISARIC and GloPID-R organized this event in collaboration with the Long Covid Support to gain a better understanding of Long Covid and to identify research gaps for funders and researchers.

Long COVID Forum announcement

September

Launch of COVID CIRCLE

Created by UKCDR and GloPID-R, the ‘COVID CIRCLE-COVID-19 Research Coordination & Learning’ initiative was designed to connect networks of researchers with a special focus on low-resource settings.

COVID CIRCLE

July 16-23

Research Synergies

GloPID-R invited funders, researchers and stakeholders to COVID-19 Research Synergies Meetings on vaccines, therapeutics, understanding transmission, and social sciences.

Concept note
Meeting summaries
Programs & videos

April 3

Project Tracker Launch

The GloPID-R/UKCDR Research Project Tracker provides a live database of funded research projects on COVID-19, mapped against the priorities identified in the WHO Coordinated Global Research Roadmap.

Covid-19 Research Project Tracker

March 12

Pandemic declared

With more than 118,000 cases of the coronavirus illness in over 110 countries and territories and the sustained risk of further global spread, the WHO declared COVID-19 a global pandemic.

March 6

Research Roadmap

Based on the work of the Global Research and Innovation Forum, the roadmap was published to present immediate, mid-term and longer-term priorities and build a robust global research response to COVID-19.

Global Research Roadmap

February 11-12

Global Forum

The GloPID-R-WHO Global Research and Innovation Forum took place at WHO Headquarters in Geneva to generate critical scientific information and develop the medical products needed to control COVID-19.

Meeting summary
Overview of state-of-the-art and key knowledge gap outline

February

Research Fundings

Rapid research funding was launched worldwide by GloPID-R members to fund COVID-19 scientific priorities, identify existing funded research projects and launch emergency calls for funding.

COVID-19 Funding opportunities

January 31

Joint statement

Publication of ‘Sharing research data and findings relevant to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak’ developed by Wellcome Trust and endorsed by GloPID-R, with 153 signatories (up from 67 in 2016).

Joint statement

January 30

PHEIC declared

WHO declared the outbreak a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) following the spread of COVID-19 from the People’s Republic of China to 20 other countries in the first 6 weeks of 2020.

Statement

2019

December 31

Disease alert

WHO Office in China is informed that cases of pneumonia of an unknown cause had been detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China. The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 increased rapidly across the globe.

2022

March 23

Living Mapping Review

This new iteration for future COVID-19 research funding includes an analysis of research on the UKCDR/GloPID-R Project Tracker mapped against priorities in the UN Research Roadmap for the COVID-19 Recovery.

New Iteration of Living Mapping Review

February 3

Funders’ Roundtable on Clinical Trials

This virtual event was co-convened by GloPID-R and the UK Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), bringing together global research funders with WHO and G7 stakeholders to explore how to improve the coordination and efficiency of funding clinical trials.

Funders’ Roundtable to improve clinical trials coordination

2021

November 2

COVID CIRCLE Lessons for Funders: report & virtual dialogue

The report ‘Funding and undertaking research during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic: COVID CIRCLE lessons for funders’ was published and a virtual dialogue, co-hosted by UKCDR & GloPID-R, was held.

Lessons for Funders report
Watch the event

August 3

GLOPID-R SAG Report & Recommendations

The report ‘COVID-19 Research Recommendations & Considerations for GloPID-R 2021-2023,’ was released by the Scientific Advisory Group, and the GloPID-R co-chairs issued recommendations for actions and planning in the near future.

Announcement
SAG Report
Co-Chairs Recommendations

March 23

Living Mapping Review

This new iteration for future COVID-19 research funding includes an analysis of research on the UKCDR/GloPID-R Project Tracker mapped against priorities in the UN Research Roadmap for the COVID-19 Recovery.

New Iteration of Living Mapping Review

March 29-30

COVID-19 research in low- and middle-income countries

COVID CIRCLE (GloPID-R/UKCDR) and the COVID-19 Clinical Research Coalition organized an online event with global research funders and the community of researchers actively undertaking research into COVID-19 across LMICs.

LMICs Research Online Event

February 3

Funders’ Roundtable on Clinical Trials

This virtual event was co-convened by GloPID-R and the UK Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), bringing together global research funders with WHO and G7 stakeholders to explore how to improve the coordination and efficiency of funding clinical trials.

Funders’ Roundtable to improve clinical trials coordination

February 3

Coordination Platform

The COVID CIRCLE Researcher Coordination Platform was launched by UKCDR & GloPID-R to facilitate information sharing on COVID-19 research and to bring together the global research community working in and for low-resource settings.

COVID CIRCLE Researcher Coordination Platform

2020

December 9-10

LONG COVID forum

ISARIC and GloPID-R organized this event in collaboration with the Long Covid Support to gain a better understanding of Long Covid and to identify research gaps for funders and researchers.

Long COVID Forum announcement

September

Launch of COVID CIRCLE

Created by UKCDR and GloPID-R, the ‘COVID CIRCLE-COVID-19 Research Coordination & Learning’ initiative was designed to connect networks of researchers with a special focus on low-resource settings.

COVID CIRCLE

July 16-23

Research Synergies

GloPID-R invited funders, researchers and stakeholders to COVID-19 Research Synergies Meetings on vaccines, therapeutics, understanding transmission, and social sciences.

Concept note
Meeting summaries
Programs & videos

April 3

Project Tracker Launch

The GloPID-R/UKCDR Research Project Tracker provides a live database of funded research projects on COVID-19, mapped against the priorities identified in the WHO Coordinated Global Research Roadmap.

Covid-19 Research Project Tracker

March 6

Research Roadmap

Based on the work of the Global Research and Innovation Forum, the roadmap was published to present immediate, mid-term and longer-term priorities and build a robust global research response to COVID-19.

Global Research Roadmap

February 11-12

Global Forum

The GloPID-R-WHO Global Research and Innovation Forum took place at WHO Headquarters in Geneva to generate critical scientific information and develop the medical products needed to control COVID-19.

Meeting summary
Overview of state-of-the-art and key knowledge gap outline

February

Research Fundings

Rapid research funding was launched worldwide by GloPID-R members to fund COVID-19 scientific priorities, identify existing funded research projects and launch emergency calls for funding.

COVID-19 Funding opportunities

January 31

Joint statement

Publication of ‘Sharing research data and findings relevant to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak’ developed by Wellcome Trust and endorsed by GloPID-R, with 153 signatories (up from 67 in 2016).

Joint statement

2021

December 23

New variant SARS-COV-2

GloPID-R convened its members to a web conference to discuss the new variant of SARS-CoV-2.

July 1-2

Global coordination

GloPID-R attended the virtual Global Research and Innovation Forum of the WHO R&D Blueprint. This second forum convened by WHO was attended by 1300 participants to map research priorities.

March 27

Project selection

GloPID-R continued coordination of rapid funding for research priorities and the selection of relevant projects.

March 13

Coordination

GloPID-R Response Strategy Coordination meetings were held to pinpoint research gaps, to identify and set research priorities, and to select rapid research projects.

March 3

Global coordination

GloPID-R attended the Global Coordination Mechanism meeting of the WHO R&D Blueprint.

January 13

GloPID-R mobilization

Our members and other major players involved in infectious disease outbreaks worldwide reacted rapidly to this emerging epidemic, working closely with WHO to identify specific funding research priorities.

2020

March 12

Pandemic declared

With more than 118,000 cases of the coronavirus illness in over 110 countries and territories and the sustained risk of further global spread, the WHO declared COVID-19 a global pandemic.

January 30

PHEIC declared

WHO declared the outbreak a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) following the spread of COVID-19 from the People’s Republic of China to 20 other countries in the first 6 weeks of 2020.

Statement

2019

December 31

Disease alert

WHO Office in China is informed that cases of pneumonia of an unknown cause had been detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China. The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 increased rapidly across the globe.

EU Flag

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.