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 months 3 weeks
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 months 3 weeks
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
  • 3 months 1 week
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.
  • 3 months 3 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
  • 4 months

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
  • 4 months 1 week

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COVID-19 related news

  • By Hilary Webb

Commission begins testing interoperability of national contact tracing apps

The Commission is setting up an interoperability gateway service to link contact tracing apps across the EU. Testing has now begun and involves the official apps of the Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Ireland, Italy and Latvia.

  • By Hilary Webb

Commission unveils EU Vaccines Strategy

The European Commission has unveiled the European vaccines strategy, which will accelerate the development, manufacturing and distribution of vaccines against COVID-19.

  • By Hilary Webb

€128 million awarded to 23 research projects in second EC coronavirus response call

The second call from the European Commission Coronavirus Response has funded 23 new research projects, with teams from 40 countries, 16 of which are outside the EU.

  • By Hilary Webb

Survey: How has the stakeholder engagement of your energy research project been affected by the coronavirus pandemic?

The SENTINEL project is running a survey to find out how the COVID-19 crisis has affected stakeholder engagement in ongoing energy research projects. 

  • By Hilary Webb

Call for expressions of interest for innovative interregional COVID-19 response & recovery partnerships

This week DG REGIO launched a call for expressions of interest to pilot interregional innovation partnerships related to the COVID-19 response and recovery. We encourage members to use ERRIN's tools to build partnerships to respond to this call.

  • By Hilary Webb

Commission manifesto to ensure accessiblity of EU-funded coronavirus research results

The Commission have launched a manifesto for research funded by the EU to be widely accessible in order to prevent, treat and contain COVID-19.