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€1 billion mobilised by EU’s Horizon 2020 for Coronavirus global response!

The European Union and its partners launched a coronavirus global response effort on 4 May. Research and Innovation, both at the centre of what we do, are playing a key role in this initiative.

The aim of the campaign is to raise €7.5bn to develop diagnostics, treatments and vaccines and deploy them to every corner of the world at an affordable price. Without these, we all remain vulnerable.

The European Commission has made a significant contribution to the Coronavirus Global Response pledge with €1 billion mobilised by Horizon 2020!

Together, we are stronger. EU research and innovation brings Europe’s leading scientists and innovators together to coordinate efforts across the EU and beyond to tackle the coronavirus crisis.

The crisis requires a response of unprecedented scale, speed and solidarity. The global research and innovation community is already mobilised but we need to do more. The European Union is committed to continuing to support our researchers and innovators in these critical times.