Coronavirus research funding opportunities

NIDDK is looking to support COVID-19 research, while Emergent Ventures unveils a fast-funding program.

There is an urgent need for research on COVID-19. If you have research ideas, we want to make you aware of the following funding opportunities.

For current NIDDK grantees

NIDDK is encouraging the submission of applications for Competitive Revisions to active grants to address COVID-19 research. You must be currently funded to apply.

Open to all

If you are a scientist at an academic institution currently working on a COVID-19 related project and in need of funding, Emergent Ventures invites you to apply for a Fast Grant. Fast Grants are $10k to $500k and decisions are made in under 48 hours. If they approve the grant, you’ll receive payment as quickly as your university can receive it. Emergent Ventures is affiliated with the Mercatus Center at George Mason University.

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