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Corona Research Funding Package and usage of Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Innovative response

Corona research package of EUR 23 million to increase research activities using artificial intelligence. The research package is intended to finance and accelerate clinical trials and testing of medicines and vaccines against Coronavirus. Moreover, the financial means are intended for research projects concerned with keeping primarily hospitals sterile.

Applications can be submitted to the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG).

Specific issues addressed and anticipated impact

This intervention should help develop solutions to various COVID-19-related problems using specific artificial intelligence technologies.

Organisations/institutions involved

Federal Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs and the Federal Ministry for Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology

Issues being addressed:

  • Resource management and mobilisation
  • Governance responses

Date Submitted:

6 May 2020