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Eureka Covid-19 Call 2

Solutions for the next human high-impact pandemic?


Eureka covid-19 call is supported by the EUREKA association, participating member countries Belgium, Canada, Estonia, Finland, France, the Netherlands, South Africa, Spain, Sweden and Turkey and their national funding authorities.




Participants are invited to submit research and innovation project proposals aiming to provide solutions and preparedness for highly contagious human infectious disease pandemics which inflict a high impact on society.


These can include (but are not limited to):


Technologies enabling local resilience or self sufficiency

  • Medical intervention robotics
  • Infection prevention and protection
  • Prevention of antibiotic resistance
  • Sanitation technology
  • Diagnostics and testing
  • Therapeutics, vaccines and medicines
  • Medical intervention robotics
  • Disease-tracking technology
  • Smart technologies for critical production and supply chains under lockdown
  • Education technologies and digital workplace
  • Govtech/Open data and Big Data



Participating funding authorities and countries


Within the Eureka initiative, the call is based on mutual consent between the participating funding bodies:








South Africa







For more information, please click here to find out your National Funding Agency contact and funding rules.




  • Opening of the Call: 15 May 2020
  • Deadline for Eureka¬†applications: 15 July¬†2020
  • Deadlines for national funding applications: Varies per country
  • Funding Decisions: 15 November 2020
  • Projects Duration: Up to 36 months



There are two stages to the submission and assessment process:

  • Stage 1: Eureka¬†applications. All participants must complete the Eureka project application form online which is available in the call webpage.


    • Deadline: it must be completed online by 15 July 2020 by 17.00 CEST


  • Stage 2: National applications. If required by their National Funding Agency (NFA), project participants will submit a related national funding application ‚Äď taking into account all relevant national procedures and submission rules.


For more information on the eligibility criteria, on the submission process as well as your NFA contact and the funding rules, please click here.


How to participate?

Submit your application here