COVID-19 related member initiatives

Read the innovative solutions introduced by our member organisations to tackle the COVID-19 crisis.
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COVID-19 Member Initiatives

Lund University launches COVID Symptom Tracker app

Please write a short summary.Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have launched a free app to help map the spread of infection in Sweden and… Read More
  • 2 weeks 6 days
Malmö University

Malmö University spends 7 million on coronavirus research

Ten projects at Malmö University receive research funding related to the ongoing corona pandemic, according to a new Vice-Chancellor's decision. The… Read More
  • 2 weeks 6 days
Virtual job market

Five Flemish universities organise virtual job market for young researchers

Five Flemish universities have organised a virtual job market to allow young researchers to connect with companies and organisations despite… Read More
  • 1 month
European platform

Flanders' Care & E.E.N. platform designated best practice by EC

The European Commission has identified the Flemish platform 'Care & Industry together against CORONA!' as a best practice.
  • 1 month 2 weeks
Protection shield

Protection shield developed by the University of Bolzano

This project aims for designing and producing low-cost, high-volume production of protection shields. By now 3000 shields have been produced and… Read More
  • 1 month 3 weeks

Tourism #POSTCOVID19 challange to help the sector recovery in Andalusia

CTA (Technological Corporation of Andalusian) is launching the CTA Challenge ‘Tourism #PostCOVID19’ to reward with €15,000 a technological solution… Read More
  • 2 months

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  • By Hilary Webb

JRC studies use mobility data to provide insight into virus spread and containment efficacy

The Joint Research Centre (JRC) has published three papers exploring the relationship between human mobility and the spread of coronavirus, which will inform data-driven approaches to tackling the virus.

  • By Hilary Webb

Short-term coronavirus measures announced including Implementing Decision on interoperability of tracing apps

The European Commission has announced a number of short-term and immediate measures to strengthen the EU's preparedness for COVID-19 outbreaks in the future.

  • By Hilary Webb

Commission partners with tourism industry for patronage voucher schemes

The European Commission is working to give patronage voucher schemes across the EU a visibility boost. The schemes allow consumers to support hotels and restaurants by paying for a visit in the future.

  • By Hilary Webb

National contact tracing apps to safely share data when users travel in EU

A set of technical specifications has been agreed by Member States, meaning that national contact tracing apps will be able to safely share information when users travel in the EU.

  • By Hilary Webb

Survey: the impact of COVID-19 on regional and local governments

The European Committee of the Regions (CoR) has joined up with the OECD to conduct a consultation to gather views of local and regional government representatives on challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • By Hilary Webb

€314 million granted to innovative commpanies to fight virus & support recovery

The European Innovation Council (EIC)'s Accelerator Pilot has awarded €166 million to 36 companies fighting the coronavirus pandemic.