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16 06 2020Development and Initial Implementation Covid-19 was first reported by the Illinois State Department of Public Health on January 24 in a person who had traveled from China and then in her husband 5 This discovery was followed by several isolated travel-related or family-linked cases in February Between March 8 and March 10 a series of cases was identified without clear linkage to In response to COVID-19 Carleton University swiftly developed an internal funding opportunity to provide seed funding for individuals or teams of researchers for original innovative and time-sensitive research to propose solutions to the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic or to apply to external research grant competitions targeting the COVID-19 pandemic The research had to have


Development without containment measures Capacity of the healthcare system Development with # new infections containment measures Outbreak Time since outbreak 15 Feb 01 Feb 28 Feb 126 12 Mar 12 67 83 Containment could lead to a long -term pandemic Number of COVID-19 infections worldwide (# k aggregated) COVID-19 continues to spread in over 120 countries Perspective

Assay Techniques and Test Development for COVID-19 Diagnosis An ongoing theme of the COVID-19 pandemic is the need for widespread availability of accurate and efficient diagnostic testing for detection of SARS-CoV-2 and antiviral antibodies in infected individuals This report describes various assay techniques and tests for COVID-19 diagnosis Most tests for early detection of SARS-CoV-2

15 05 2020The Covid-19 pandemic necessitated rapid adaptation of health systems and challenged providers to critically assess care models We share our experience in the hope that this newly founded Covid-19 telehealth clinic may serve as a model for others experiencing the peak impact of the epidemic

RAPID: Development of online-based research experiences to mitigate the negative impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on undergraduate biology education The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a shift to online learning for undergraduate educators on an unprecedented scale This project will support the accelerated development and use of online digitized Natural History Collections (dNHC) to

Covid-19 Rapid Response Grants from the UVA Environmental Resilience Institute (May 4 This award supports the "rapid implementation" of clinical trials for Emerging Viral Diseases and/or Respiratory Health Clinical trials may be designed to evaluate "new products pharmacologic agents (drugs or biologics) devices clinical guidance and/or emerging approaches and technologies


RAPID RISK ASSESSMENT Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the EU/EEA and the UK – ninth update 23 April 2020 2 Limit and control virus circulation and transmission in the general population now (flattening the curve) and for the years to come to maintain the number of new SARS-CoV-2 infections at manageable levels

April 30 2020 Initiative announces award of 21 COVID-19 rapid response grants The University of Washington Population Health Initiative announced the award of approximately $350 000 in COVID-19 rapid response grants to 21 different faculty-led teams These teams are composed of individuals representing 10 different schools and colleges

25 06 2020The impact of the COVID-19 crisis and particularly the measures taken by national governments have already profoundly affected the regular life and work of Europeans National and EU authorities have launched a range of support measures not least to relieve the immediate pressure experienced by specific sectors many self-employed people and SMEs While the EU does not have

NCI is lending its tremendous expertise and unique research capabilities to the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic NCI Director Dr Norman Sharpless describes some of the COVID-19 specific activities NCI has embarked upon which were shared during

Seed-Funded COVID-19 Projects On March 3 the Huck Institutes launched a rapid-response internal call-for-proposals across the university to address the emerging outbreak with support from the Materials Research Institute Social Sciences Institute Institutes for Energy and the Environment and the Institute for Computational and Data Science

YC Companies Responding to COVID-19 More than 25 YC bio and healthcare companies are helping with the COVID-19 crisis whether to produce better tests treatments and vaccines or resources for hospitals and health systems Many of these companies need additional talent introductions to experts and hospitals and capital to rapidly scale up their efforts Please get in touch with these

Support the development and implementation of a tailored on-boarding of the UNV SVF funded cohort to facilitate their understanding of UNV and the UN system Support the drafting of a short report on the effect of the interventions of the 14 UNV SVF Volunteers on COVID response and recovery in the Arab Region collecting supervisors/host entities feedback and testimonies results achieved

COVID-19 Information and Funding Opportunities Continuing Services Research Development Services office will continue to actively support the Mason community during the time of reduced campus operations All staff will be working remotely but continue to provide support to faculty students and staff in managing the Limited Submission Opportunities and internal application reviews as needed


RAPID RESPONSE Queen's SARS CoV-2/COVID-19 Research Opportunity March 30 2020 - Updated May 13 2020 Objective: The Queen's SARS CoV-2/COVID-19 research funding competition is a $200 000 Vice-Principal (Research) initiative to fund and support research projects that will

In the case of COVID-19 a significant lag time occurred between first reported cases and development of community spread within the United States Examples of COVID-19 mitigation include early travel and gathering restrictions expanded testing and increased public health activities including contact tracing

Covid-19 Rapid Response Grants from the UVA Environmental Resilience Institute (May 4 This award supports the "rapid implementation" of clinical trials for Emerging Viral Diseases and/or Respiratory Health Clinical trials may be designed to evaluate "new products pharmacologic agents (drugs or biologics) devices clinical guidance and/or emerging approaches and technologies

As the world is struggling with the rapid-onset COVID-19 crisis and while it is early to conclude which response strategies were the most successful we can already start drawing some lessons to help shape our response to the slow-onset disaster of climate change We share here seven such lessons on how to ensure that the recovery from the COVID-19 crisis will happen in a way that will still

The Office of the Vice President for Research is pleased to announce the following funding opportunities specific to COVID-19 This list will be updated as new opportunities arise NOTE : Many new funders have emerged in response to the global COVID-19 crisis some without a prior history of working with MIT The opportunities below may have terms or conditions that need to be addressed

In late March the Queen's University Vice-Principal (Research) launched the Rapid Response competition to fund and support research projects that will contribute to the development testing and implementation of medical or social countermeasures to mitigate the rapid spread of COVID-19 Thirteen applicants have received funding in the first round

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: