GLOPID-R

CIHR

COVID-19 May 2020 Rapid Research Funding Opportunity

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) have launched a call inviting applicants located in Canada to build on their existing networks, infrastructures and relationships with partners, including in low- and middle-income countries (LMICS), in order to leverage efforts and increase the timeliness, efficiency and impact of the response to COVID-19.

Scope

Funding will support clinical trials, observational studies, implementation science or other relevant study designs to scale-up promising existing projects, reorient current research, or initiate new rapid response research to address COVID-19 in the identified research areas that include understanding the safety, efficacy, effectiveness, ethics, and implementation of:

  • vaccines, diagnostics, or therapeutics
  • clinical management and health system interventions
  • social, policy, and public health responses, and related indirect consequences.

Read the full request for proposal

Partner Linkage Tool

To facilitate collaboration and enable a rapid and timely research response, CIHR has established a tool whereby researchers and/or research groups in Canada and internationally can signal their interest in collaborating on this opportunity.

Learn more about the linkage tool

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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.