COVID-19 Scientific community support
Physics of Life are aware of the current need of the scientific community to come together to share resources, expertise, ideas and knowledge in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. In order to support this challenge, Physics of Life are open to meeting community needs and finding ways to support and develop teams as required.
In the meantime, we would like to provide a sign posting service to collate all of the calls to action for the scientific community and useful resources. If you are aware of further links that we can advertise, please email email@example.com, so that this page can be updated accordingly.
UKRI CEO Sir Mark Walport has also written an open letter to the research and innovation community regarding the COVID-19 situation:
For the UKRI open call for research and innovation ideas to address COVID-19, see:
On behalf of the Department of Health and Social Care, the NIHR is funding and helping to deliver a range of “rapid response” research to better understand and tackle COVID-19, including research into vaccines, treatments and diagnostic tests, and real-time collection of samples and data from people undergoing treatment in hospitals. We are doing this in close cooperation with Public Health England, UK Research & Innovation, the Health Research Authority and others.
COVID-19 Rapid Response Rolling Call:
The Billion Molecules against COVID-19 JEDI grand challenge
The Joint European Disruptive Initiative is launching the Billion Molecules against COVID-19 Grand Challenge, with grand prizes of up to 2 million Euros for the winners.
MIT Solve is seeking tech innovations that can slow and track the spread of an emerging outbreak, for example by improving individual hygiene, developing low-cost rapid diagnostics, analyzing data that informs decision making, and providing tools that support and protect health workers.
Ongoing research, ways to contribute and accessible data