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CNRS Flash Call COVID-19 Management in Lebanon

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted April 3, 2020 from Brazil
Expired on April 21, 2020
CNRS Flash Call COVID-19 Management in Lebanon
CNRS Flash Call COVID-19 Management in Lebanon

The “urgent announcement” includes mechanisms to be followed in order to obtain support, and the scientific and technical axes that the Council considers a priority in selecting projects and technical initiatives, which have been identified based on suggestions made by a large group of workers in the health sector.

Aim: to meet the urgent needs and bridge the shortfall in many medical and therapeutic aspects related to the spread of the epidemic in Lebanon, and planning for the challenges it poses today and in the near future.

Elegibility criteria:
1. The primary person in charge of the project:
a) may be a professor in one of the Universities in Lebanon, a researcher, a doctor or an engineer who have the necessary expertise to implement innovative and meaningful projects;
b) can seek financial support from other sources to provide additional financial resources needed to achieve the project objectives;
2. The projects must:
a) be applicable and applicable during the current epidemic period, within a maximum period of 6 months from the date of acceptance of the project and signing of the contract with the principal responsible for Implementation;
b) focus on providing practical initiatives and innovative technological and therapeutic solutions, which can be adopted directly during the current epidemic period, with the aim of protecting citizens, improving the level of patient care and monitoring the development of the epidemic at the individual and collective level.

The Council adopts specific criteria for evaluating projects and providing support, including:
- the availability of scientific standards and adherence to medical ethical principles,
- the quality of the project construction and clarity of the work program,
- scientific and technical expertise enjoyed by the work team and its ability to implement the project,
- the positive return of the project to patients and health sector workers ,
- the positive impact expected on society and environments foster the epidemic, and
- the added value posed by the current circumstances.

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The National Council for Scientific Research launches an urgent declaration, FLASH CALL, to provide financial support for effective medical and technical projects and initiatives, that will give practical results to address the challenges current recovery, and enabling the health sector in Lebanon to directly benefit from its products.

The Council’s financial support for acceptable projects is limited to financing the project implementation stages, small installations, spare parts, and medical materials that it needs, in addition to the cost of the workforce that must be used, within the project budget terms, and to meet legal supporting documents.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Apr 03, 2020
Apr 03, 2020

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and attests usually required from an organization like yours);
3. Write (baby steps...!) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your proposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Visit the World Pulse website >>> My Pulse >>> Resources and then use its filters (right upper corner) to find what may really suit you;
6; Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others;
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests. Yes, tell these stories too... - they will enlighten and inspire your network.

Jill Langhus
Apr 04, 2020
Apr 04, 2020

Thanks, Ana.