WELLCOME TRUST – CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Published on Tuesday 19th April 2022

Funding call

This call is for research into the biological significance of SARS-CoV-2 variants, focused on laboratory investigations in immunology, virology or structural biology.

 

The goal is to produce research that is relevant and beneficial to low- and middle-income countries. The research must support national policymakers in preventing and controlling the Covid-19 pandemic and should strengthen capability in low- and middle-income countries for a research response to future infectious disease outbreaks.

Applicants should consider how to involve and respond to the needs and concerns of relevant public stakeholders and facilitate an open and transparent environment to ensure the research is trustworthy, acceptable to and supported by relevant communities.

 

PROPOSED PROJECT DURATION: Up to 3 years.

AMOUNT: Up to £3 million for research expenses, including salaries where required.

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: 28 April 2022, 17:00 BST

TO APPLY: Log in to Wellcome’s online grants system (Grant Tracker). You can save your application and return to it any time.

 

CONTACT FOR ADDITIONAL QUERIES: epidemics@wellcome.org.

DOWNLOAD SAMPLE APPLICATION FORM: https://cms.wellcome.org/sites/default/files/2022-02/Sample-application-form-Covid-19-variants.pdf

WEBPAGE: https://wellcome.org/grant-funding/schemes/covid-19-understanding-biological-significance-sars-cov-2-variants

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