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Epidemic intelligence to minimize 2019-nCoV’s public health, economic and social impact in Europe

Project information

Grant agreement ID: 101003688

Status

Ongoing project

  • Start date

    13 March 2020

  • End date

    12 April 2023

Funded under:

H2020-EU.3.1.3.

  • Overall budget:

    € 2 933 912,50

  • EU contribution

    € 2 933 912,50

Coordinated by:

UNIVERSITEIT HASSELT

Belgium

Objective

EpiPose aims to provide urgently needed answers about the epidemiological characteristics of 2019-nCoV, the social dynamics of the outbreak, and the related public health preparedness and response to the ongoing epidemic, as well as to assess its economic impact. The consortium consists of 6 partners in 5 countries (BE, NL, UK, CH, IT) who provide complementary expertise in mathematical and statistical modelling of infectious diseases, participatory surveillance systems, living systematic reviews, and health economic analysis and have a strong international public health network. EpiPose aims at a quick delivery of results, according to the following objectives: (1) To collect and share epidemiological data of 2019-nCoV as widely as possible (2) To provide country-specific estimates of key epidemiological parameters (3) To model the expect impact of 2019-nCoV on morbidity and mortality (4) To monitor awareness and behavioural change during the 2019-nCoV epidemic (5) To provide health economic analyses for interventions within the EU (6) To foster the interaction between the scientific community, public health agencies and the public EpiPose aims to make all research data, code, tools and results publicly available and its dissemination plan targets active communication and interaction with policy makers, other scientific groups and the general public. As such, the epidemic intelligence provided by EpiPose will help minimize the 2019-nCoV’s public health, economic and social impact.

Coordinator

UNIVERSITEIT HASSELT

Address

Martelarenlaan 42
3500 Hasselt

Belgium

Activity type

Higher or Secondary Education Establishments

EU Contribution

€ 830 281,32

Participants (5)

UNIVERSITEIT ANTWERPEN

Belgium

EU Contribution

€ 323 893,75

RIJKSINSTITUUT VOOR VOLKSGEZONDHEID EN MILIEU

Netherlands

EU Contribution

€ 334 302,60

LONDON SCHOOL OF HYGIENE AND TROPICAL MEDICINE ROYAL CHARTER

United Kingdom

EU Contribution

€ 682 466,70

ISTITUTO PER L'INTERSCAMBIO SCIENTIFICO

Italy

EU Contribution

€ 268 625

UNIVERSITAET BERN

Switzerland

EU Contribution

€ 494 343,13

Project information

Grant agreement ID: 101003688

Status

Ongoing project

  • Start date

    13 March 2020

  • End date

    12 April 2023

Funded under:

H2020-EU.3.1.3.

  • Overall budget:

    € 2 933 912,50

  • EU contribution

    € 2 933 912,50

Coordinated by:

UNIVERSITEIT HASSELT

Belgium