Coronavirus calls in Europe

Various partner organisations of the SNSF have also launched Covid-19 calls, some of which are open to researchers from Switzerland.

You can find more information about these offers here. We will update this list as soon as any other organisations decide to launch funding schemes for Covid-19 research.


Call for interdisciplinary research into epidemics and pandemics in response to the SARS-CoV-2 crisis. Project applications can be submitted to Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) via the Lead Agency procedure. The submission deadline for letters of intent is 1 July 2020, and for applications 1 September 2020.

Details provided by DFG

United Kingdom

Funding of new ideas in relation to Covid-19. Swiss co-applicants will be co-funded by UK Research and Innovation. No submission deadline.

Details provided by UKRI


Call "Urgent funding SARS-CoV-2". Projects can be submitted via the Lead Agency procedure to the Austrian research agency FWF. Submission deadline: ongoing until 30 September 2020.

Details provided by FWF