The European Commission published information on new funding opportunities for AI, data and robotics solutions to fight the Covid-19 crisis. Deadline for submission of the proposals is 11 June 2020. On 20 May, there are three webinars giving an overview of the call topics.
The calls for proposals cover the topics of prognostic technologies, data analytics for surveillance, robotics, AI for telemedicine, development of protective medical equipment as well as data-driven services for diagnostics, prevention, treatment or rehabilitation. The focus is on medical technologies, digital tools and AI analytics at high technology readiness levels.
For the full call information, please refer to the announcement of the European Commission:
SC1-PHE-CORONAVIRUS-2020-2B - Medical technologies, Digital tools and Artificial Intelligence (AI) analytics to improve surveillance and care at high Technology Readiness Levels (TRL)
On 20 May 2020, the European Commission and partners offer webinars and information sessions to give further information about the calls:
10:00: Overview of the 5 call topics and focus on “SC1-PHE-CORONAVIRUS-2020-2B - Medical technologies, Digital tools and Artificial Intelligence (AI) analytics to improve surveillance and care at high Technology Readiness Levels (TRL)”. The session organized by Photonics21 will be recorded and made available later on. More information
10:00 and 13:00: Webinar "The future of Digital Innovation Hubs and Reference Sites (EIP on AHA) in the Digital transformation of Health and Care in the EU". More information
14:00 to 16:30: Information session on the "2nd special call for Expressions of Interest (EoI) , Innovative and rapid health-related approaches to respond to COVID-19 and to deliver quick results for society for a higher level of preparedness of health systems”. More information