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COVID-19 and funding scheme date changes

Please check the individual funding scheme notices on the HRB website for the latest on any changes to opening and closing dates, panel meetings and dates that decisions are expected by. A brief summary of the major changes, accurate as of 18 May 2020, are below.

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Clinical Trial Networks (CTN) 2020

This call has been deferred until further notice.

Definitive Interventions and Feasibility Awards (DIFA) 2020

The closing date for full applications has been pushed back to 30 June 2020. We will hold the applicant workshop via a webinar or other online method.

HRB Postdoctoral Fellowships - Applying Research into Policy and Practice (ARPP) 2020

The interview-based panel meeting has been changed to a virtual panel discussion which will take place on Thursday 21 May 2020. A right to reply step has been introduced and completed.

Clinician Scientist Postdoctoral Fellowships (CSF) 2020

The interview-based panel meeting has been changed to virtual panel discussion which will take place on Thursday 28 May. A right to reply step has been introduced and completed.

Emerging Investigator Awards (EIA) 2021

The call launch date has been deferred until further notice. (It had been expected to open in May 2020.)

Research Collaborative in Quality and Patient Safety (RCQPS) 2020

The call opening has been deferred until further notice. (It had been expected to open in April 2020.)

European funding

JPI HDHL “Prevention of unhealthy weight gain and obesity during crucial phases throughout the lifespan (PREPHOBES)” 2020

The full proposal deadline has been extended to 31 July 2020.

The deadline for the Horizon 2020 Health Societal Challenge 1 (SC1) - 2020 calls has been extended to 4 June 2020. Deadlines for H2020-SC1-DTH-2020 and H2020-SC1-FA-DTS-2020 topics have been extended to 18 June 2020.

The EU Commission has set up a webpage with specific information about COVID-19 research in Europe.

https://ec.europa.eu/info/research-and-innovation/research-area/health-research-and-innovation/coronavirus-research_en

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