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Wednesday 22ⁿᵈ January 2020

H2020-SFS-2020 sustainable food security, two stage – topics CE-SFS 36, LC-SFS 22, SFS 1, 2, 5, 10, 13, 21, 30, 35, 40

This supports projects that aim to deliver healthy food, increase resource efficiency of food systems, understand the impact of climate change on agriculture or reduce greenhouse gas emissions from food production. Grants are worth up to €10 million each.


Maximum award: €10,000,000
Closing date: 22 Jan 20

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Thursday 23ʳᵈ January 2020

Established partnership grants

Tropical Health and Education Trust, GB

Tropical Health and Education Trust, GB

These support the training of health workers in LMICs, through engaging established partnerships between health organisations in the UK and the Republic of Ireland and their counterparts in sub-Saharan Africa. Grants are worth between £30,000 and £75,000 and last for between 12 and 15 months.

Maximum award: £75,000

Closing date: 23 Feb 20

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Sunday 26ᵗʰ January 2020

Founder Institute startup programme in Accra, Ghana

Apply for the 2020 Founder Institute startup programme in Accra, Ghana for an accelerator programme for startups in their pre-seed stage. Deadline: 26 Jan

Sunday 26ᵗʰ January 2020

Accra 2019

Final Admissions Deadline: January 26, 2020

Apply for the 2020 Founder Institute startup programme in Accra, Ghana for an accelerator programme for startups in their pre-seed stage. 

Deadline: 26 Jan 2020

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Friday 31ˢᵗ January 2020

Conference funding for young investigators

Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development, NL

Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development, NL

This supports postgraduate students and early-career researchers with an accepted abstract in attending the Interest conference, to be held in Windhoek, Namibia in May 2020. Funding comprises free registration for the presenting author.

Maximum award: Not known

Closing date: 31 Jan 20

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Saturday 1ˢᵗ February 2020

Prince Bernhard Nature Fund | Prins Bernhard Natuurfonds, NL

Project grants

These support projects that aim to help save critically endangered flora and fauna in developing countries, with a special focus on the tropical and subtropical regions of Africa, Asia and Latin America. Grants are worth up to €20,000 each.


Maximum award: €20,000
Closing date: 01 Feb 20 (recurring)

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Saturday 1ˢᵗ February 2020

Fellowships

Innovative Methods and Metrics for Agriculture and Nutrition Actions, GB

Innovative Methods and Metrics for Agriculture and Nutrition Actions, GB

These support validation and application o new methods and metrics needed to measure change and impacts of policy or programme interventions in agriculture and food systems to improve health and nutrition. The fellowship is worth £54,000 for one year.

Maximum award: £54,000

Closing date: 01 Feb 20 (recurring)

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Thursday 26ᵗʰ March 2020

H2020-LC-SC3-2020 building a low-carbon, climate resilient future, single stage – topics JA 5, RES 10

Horizon 2020: Societal Challenges, EU

This supports projects that focus on research, demonstration, innovation and market-uptake actions across different low-carbon energy sectors such as renewable energy, smart energy systems, energy efficiency and carbon capture utilisation and storage. Each successful proposal is expected to receive between €8 million and €15m.


Maximum award: €15,000,000
Closing date: 26 Mar 20

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Wednesday 1ˢᵗ April 2020

South Africa, Austria, Spain, South Korea and Germany call for projects on disruptive technologies

EUREKA, EU

This supports applied research and innovation project proposals for civilian purposes in the domain of disruptive technologies and related sub-themes. Projects may last for up to 36 months.

Maximum award: Not known

Closing date: 01 Apr 20

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Tuesday 7ᵗʰ April 2020

Vaccines against Lassa virus diseases

European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership, NL

This supports clinical research activities contributing to the development of Lassa candidate vaccines. The budget is €40 million. One or two grants are expected to be awarded.


Maximum award: Not known
Closing date: 07 Apr 20

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Thursday 16ᵗʰ April 2020

EDCTP prizes

European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership, NL

European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership, NL

These recognise individuals and teams dedicated to the promotion of scientific research, improved health and Africa-European collaboration. Prizes are worth up to €50,000 each.

Maximum award: €50,000

Closing date: 16 Apr 20

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Wednesday 22ⁿᵈ April 2020

H2020-SC1-DTH-2020 digital transformation in health and care – topics DTH 2, 4, 6, 14, HCC 8-9

Horizon 2020: Societal Challenges, EU

This supports projects that manage health and wellbeing while empowering the participation of citizens and facilitating the transformation of health and care services to more digitised, person-centred and community-based care models. Each successful proposal is expected to receive between €1.5 million and €8m.

Maximum award: €8,000,000
Closing date: 22 Apr 20

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