Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University

COVID-19 Call for Proposal


- 2020/04/21

COVID-19 Research Grant Program

KACST, Ministry of Health and Saudi Health Council is inviting Distinguished Researchers from UQU to apply for COVID-19 Research Grant Program with the following details.

Scope of funding

  1. Development of rapid point-of-care diagnostic tests.
  2. Development and in-house production of COVID-19 multiplexed qPCR diagnostic assays.
  3. Development of COVID-19 immune-serological assays.
  4. Molecular epidemiology and surveillance.
  5. Mathematical modeling of COVID-19 and infection dynamics.

Not included in the scope of funding

  1. proposals that address vaccine development.

Amount of Funding

  • 500K SAR

Submission Deadline

  • 20 April 2020

Application Portal

Research grant guideline

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