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Deadline for Canadian 2019-nCoV Rapid Research Call for Proposals

February 17, 2020

This rapid funding initiative is aimed at accelerating countermeasures for the novel coronavirus outbreak.

The effort is a collaboration between the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC).

  • For the medical countermeasures, the maximum amount per grant is $1,000,000 over two years.
  • For the social and policy countermeasures research, the maximum amount per grant is $500,000 over two years.


Launch of the full request for applications Week of February 10, 2020
Application deadline Week of February 17, 2020
Peer review begins Week of February 17, 2020
Anticipated notice of decision Week of February 24, 2020
Funding start date February 1, 2020

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