The European Commission launched a prize for an early warning system for epidemicsApril 27, 2018
Hat: The European Commission launched a prize for an early warning system for epidemics
Funding Scheme: 2018-04-27
Pgm2014 2020: Yes
The amount of the prize to find the best solution for setting up an early warning system for epidemics is of 5 million euro
The prize will be awarded for the development of a scalable, reliable and cost-effective early warning prototype system using Earth observation data and other kinds of geo-located data to forecast and monitor outbreaks of vector-borne diseases such as malaria, zika, dengue or yellow fever.
European Innovation Council (EIC) Horizon Prizes, which are part of the European Innovation Council pilot run under Horizon 2020, the EU’s Research and Innovation Framework Programme. They are particularly ambitious as they are expected to trigger innovations in areas where important societal problems need to be solved.
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