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
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
  • 1 month 1 week

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
  • 1 month 1 week
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 4 weeks
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.
  • 2 months 1 week
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
  • 2 months 2 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 3 weeks

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  • 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.

  • By Hilary Webb

Commission launches call for interregional coronavirus innovation partnerships linked to four thematic areas

Regional authorities, universities, research centres, clusters and SMEs willing to pilot interregional innovation partnerships are invited to express their interest in the Commissions new call for interregional thematic partnerships related to the pandemic.

  • By Hilary Webb

Call for regional speaker for tourism session at EWRC

In view of the 18th edition of the European Week of Regions and Cities, DG GROW has reached out to ERRIN to propose a regional speaker for an online session titled 'Tourism – towards a recovery and growth path' taking place in October 2020.

  • 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.