ECRIN - European Clinical Research Infrastructure Network

Funding Calls

This list of calls for funding for COVID19 is curated by ECRIN and updated on a monthly basis. Calls featured in this list focus on research opportunities for European investigators, mainly in the field of clinical research, or areas underpinning clinical research. Last update on 21-05-2021.




Belgian Health Care Knowledge Centre

The trial is randomised (at individual level or in clusters) and multi-centric (with at least one recruiting centre in each region, unless there is a good justification not to do so).

Comparative effectiveness studies and drug repurposing studies
NA 14-09-2021



Recherche Hopitalo-universitaire en santé (RHU) Vague 5 2021

Support translational health or clinical research projects, which may be based on basic biological research, in epidemiology, social science or health economics and extend them with a view to benefit patient management, improved understanding of diseases, more effective and better tolerated treatments, or improved performance of care systems. COVID projects can be submitted 10M€ 01-07-2021



(Foundation whose aim is to fight against physical and psychological pain at all ages of life.)

It’s a call for projects on the painful consequences of Covid-19. This call focus on the painful after-effects at least one month after Covid-19 infection. Both somatic and psychic dimensions are accepted. (Complications related to an acute form and those related to confinement are excluded). NA 15-06-2021

NHS Scotland Innovative solutions that can support the NHS Scotland in its fight against COVID-19 £25K Rolling applications 

Swedish Research Council Exceptional redirection of ongoing grants to focus on COVID19 No more than 1/3 of amount yearly allocate Ongoing – requires an authorization

United Kingdom
NIHR Urgent Public Health Research – through National Priorisation Process NA Rolling applications

United Kingdom
UK Research and Innovation Innovative solutions to gather critical data, support manufacture or wide scale adoption of an intervention, better understand and mitigate impact of the epidemic 80% of the full economic cost none - apply at any time

United Kingdom
British Heart Foundation Clinical research on cardiovascular disease and COVID19 Not specified - applications must align with UK COVID19 priorisation process Rolling applications evaluated weekly

Pan European
Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe (PRACE) Projects requesting computer resources for: epidemiology, bioinformatics, bio-simulation, biomolecular analysis, other studies to mitigate the epidemic Resources requested reviewed for each proposal Open until further notice

Pan European
CEPI Clinical trials with the aim to rapidly expand access to and confidence in COVID-19 vaccines by I)generating clinical evidence in special / sub-populations / age groups or II) addressing clinical development gaps $140 M 28-05-2021


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