The Clinical Research Centre informs that a call for proposals for funding of Nordic collaboration projects on health data research on COVID-19 is now announced.

The aim of the call is to generate new knowledge that can help in combating the COVID-19 pandemic by utilising existing health data and follow-up data collection through Nordic and Nordic-Estonian/Latvian research cooperation. Full text of the call and application requirements can be found on the NordForsk website.

The application deadline is 16 June 2020 14h00.
Applications can be submitted via NordForsk Application Portal.

The total funding available under the call is approximately 5 million euros (NOK 57 million).  The Estonian Research Council will be able to support the participation of the Estonian partners in the programme with a total of 400,000 euros.

The call “Nordic Health Data Research Projects on COVID-19” is a collaborative effort between the Swedish Research Council, Academy of Finland, Innovation Fund Denmark, Research Council of Norway, Icelandic Centre for Research (RANNÍS), Estonian Research Council, Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Latvia, and NordForsk.

Further information on the Estonian Research Council website.