Winners of COVID-19 Research Accelerator Grants Announced
Congratulations to the 15 winners of the first Research Accelerator grants, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation! We are very proud to support this initiative, and we look forward to seeing the research outputs.
The Accelerator Program has received hundreds of applications from every corner of the globe. The awardees will find evidence for policies that mitigate the effects of the current pandemic and strengthen future disaster preparedness. The projects will leverage the COVID-19 Research Database with more than 250 million unique patients and 85 billion records. The Database is the largest HIPAA-compliant, de-identified, and limited patient-level data sets of real-world data. Read more: Winners of COVID-19 Research Accelerator Grants Announced (globenewswire.com)
We are thrilled to share the news of the $1m Research Accelerator program announced by the COVID-19 Research Database Consortium today. The fund is available for research teams leveraging real-world data available to inform medical interventions and targeted mitigation policies.
The COVID-19 Research Database, with 1,500 researchers and over 100 studies in progress, is the largest HIPAA-compliant dataset available to public health and policy researchers, enabling them to further their investigations of the direct and indirect effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on population health and economics.
We are grateful to all our partners for making this world-changing opportunity available. Big thank you to AnalyticsIQ, Change Healthcare, Elsevier, Glooko, Health Care Cost Institute, Healthjump, HealthWise Data, Medidata Solutions, Datavant, MUNICH RE US LIFE CORPORATION, Office Ally, Ovation, PointClickCare, QIAGEN, SAS, Snowflake, STATA, Symphony Health, Veradigm, and Eurofins Viracor.
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