National Call for the SUPERA COVID-19 Fund

5 de May de 2020

Crue Spanish Universities, Banco Santander, through Santander Universities, and CSIC have launched the FONDO SUPERA COVID-19 call.

Characteristics of the call:

Aimed at: financing programs, collaborative projects and support measures for the university environment to minimize the impact of the crisis caused by the coronavirus on the health, educational and social limits.

Budget: 8.5 million euros.

Priority lines of research projects:

– Applied / specific research COVID19: projects that help to understand the SARSCoV-2 virus, based on results of immediate or short-term application, and combat the disease it causes, in order to improve the health, social and economic situation that it is generating the pandemic.

– Impact and social profitability projects: projects whose objective is to analyze the effects of the COVID-19 disease with a multidisciplinary methodology, including the social, human, behavioral and legal sciences, with the aim of mitigating its consequences.

– Strengthening of the ICT capacity of the Spanish University System (it is not included in the Call).

Depending on the economic magnitude of the project, it is classified into three categories:
a) Less than 100,000 euros;
b) between 100,000 and 500,000 euros; and
c) more than 500,000 euros.

Project duration: specifically one year and, exceptionally, it can be two years, if specifically justified.

Deadline for the presentation of proposals: from April 22, and will remain open until the funds end or, at the most, on December 18, 2020.

Every 15 days, the proposals received are analyzed, and all the unfunded applications will go on to the next evaluation cycle in another fortnight, with which, no proposal that in any of the reviews may win will never be discarded.

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