Call for proposals for solutions for COVID-19 Echo Period – Life without a vaccine

South Africa (SA), through the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI), together with the governments of Austria, Canada, Denmark, France, Netherlands, Spain and Turkey has launched a EUREKA Network Project Call for applied research and innovation project proposals entitled “Eureka Network projects call for proposals for solutions for COVID-19 Echo Period –Life without a vaccine”.

 

Eligibility for South African applicants is as follows to the call:

Specific National/ Regional rules

Funding is only be available to registered companies and SMEs as per South African definition. These entities may be supported by Science Councils and Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) as project sub-contractors. The sub-contracting should be done on a predetermined distribution of work as outlined in the eligibility criteria of the call

Eligible costs and funding rates

Each project will go through a financial negotiation process with the national funding body, (DSI & TIA) to finalise the exact percentage funding. The funding will be transferred in tranches in accordance with the project duration. Co-funding between the SA participants and the DSI/TIA to be as follows:

•             SMEs – Up to 75%

•             Large Companies – Up to 50%

Additional documents required

To be considered for national funding the applicant will be required to complete a national funding application form within 7 working days after closing of the EUREKA call. The application can be obtained at the following website: https://esastap.org.za/applications/

All successful applicants will be required to confirm in writing their co-investment in the project prior to the disbursements of any national project funds.

Contact person

Mr. Toto Matshediso

 

Tel: +27 12 843 6339

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The application must be completed online by 15 May 2020

Call proposal and more information can be obtained from the following website:

https://www.eurekanetwork.org/content/multilateral-call-solutions-covid-19-echo-period

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