NRP 78 "Covid-19"

Providing health care recommendations and innovative solutions to fight the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).

The NRP comprises four research modules:

  • Module 1: Basic aspects of Sars-CoV-2 biology, pathogenicity and immunogenicity
  • Module 2: New approaches in Covid-19 epidemiology and disease prevention
  • Module 3: Covid-19 vaccine, drug and diagnostics development
  • Module 4: Clinical Covid-19 research and therapeutic interventions

Facts & figures

Overall funding

CHF 20'000’000

Period of research

2 years

President of the Steering Committee

Marcel Salathé

Dialogue and communication

Mark Bächer

Programme Manager

Pascal Walther

Open call

30. April 2020