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
COVID app

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
  • 9 months 2 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
  • 9 months 2 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
  • 10 months
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.
  • 10 months 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
  • 10 months 3 weeks
Andalucia

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
  • 11 months

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COVID-19 related news

  • By Hilary Webb

Commission hosts matchmaking event to expand COVID-19 vaccine production

The Commission is currently hosting the first pan-European matchmaking event to expand COVID-19 vaccine production capabilities across Europe. The event with over 300 participating European companies will also explore how to address production and supply chain bottlenecks.

  • By Hilary Webb

Digital Green Certificate proposed to facilitate safe free movement

The European Commission is proposing the creation of a Digital Green Certificate in order to facilitate safe free movement inside the EU during the pandemic.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

Study on Cultural and creative sectors in post-COVID-19 Europe

The Policy Department for Structural and Cohesion Policies in Commission's Directorate-General for Internal Policies has published a study on Cultural and creative sectors in post-COVID-19 Europe: crisis effects and policy recommendations.

  • By Hilary Webb

EU bio-defence preparedness programme proposed in response to virus variants

The European Commission has proposed a launch for a European bio-defence preparedness programme, the 'HERA Incubator', to address the growing threat of coronavirus variants. 

  • By Hilary Webb

European Parliament approves €672.5 billion Recovery and Resilience Facility

The European Parliament has approved the Recovery and Resiliency Facility, which aims to ensure that European economies recover from the pandemic while preparing for a sustainable and digital future.

  • By Teresa Vio

EC Survey on tourism regions in Europe

DG REGIO have contracted a study on “Regional impacts of the COVID-19 crisis on the tourist sector”, the report should be ready end of October. As part of the study, a survey has been launched by the contractor, Spacial Foresight, to collect information on COVID-19 impact, experiences in policy initiatives, and the future needs and opportunities in the tourism sector.