Second Horizon 2020 call for expression of interest (August 2020).
The second call supported innovative and rapid health-related approaches to respond to COVID-19 and to deliver quick results for society for a higher level of preparedness of health systems.
This enabled some 23 new projects to be shortlisted for funding on 11 August 2020 for a total funding of €128.2 million. The 23 projects which involve 347 research teams from 40 countries in Europe and beyond, will work on
- repurposing of manufacturing for vital medical supplies and equipment
- medical technologies
- digital tools and Artificial Intelligence analytics to improve surveillance and care
- behavioral, social, and economic impacts of the outbreak
- pan-European cohorts;
- collaboration of existing EU and international cohorts of relevance to COVID-19.