A new Rapid Response Research and Innovation programme was launched today by Irish research and innovation agencies.
Government's main research and innovation agencies, @scienceirel @Entirl @IDAIRELAND @hrbireland and @IrishResearch, have developed a coordinated Rapid Response Research and Innovation programme to help mitigate and manage the COVID-19 pandemic https://t.co/Wwgsa8Z1Yu pic.twitter.com/bnXwzCyyUT— SFI (@scienceirel) March 26, 2020
There are two focus areas that will work in partnership and operate under a single call:
1. Targeting medical countermeasures, health service readiness, and social and policy countermeasures to COVID-19. This is led by The Heath Research Board and the Irish Research Council. Details of the call can be found here.
2. An agile and adaptive initiative to combine the capabilities of industry and academia in the development of innovative solutions that can have a rapid demonstrable impact on the current COVID-19 crisis in Ireland. This is led by Science Foundation Ireland, Enterprise Ireland and IDA Ireland and details of the call can be found here.