Coronavirus Information#

Academia Europaea provides links to useful and interesting information about the coronavirus research.

Please notice that this information includes links to external articles or other resources. Views or opinions presented there are those of the original author(s) and do not necessarily represent the views of Academia Europaea.

Useful links and information#

Statement on Scientific Advice to European Policy Makers. Statement by The Group of Chief Scientific Advisors of the European Commission, The European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies, and Peter Piot - special advisor to the President Ursula von der Leyen on the response to COVID-19. Press release.

Leopoldina International Virtual Panel Series

German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina starts a new virtual format together with its global partners: Leopoldina International Virtual Panel Series: “Contact Tracing Apps: Promising Tool in the Fight Against COVID-19?
Wednesday, 15 July 2020 · 11:00 to 12:15 GMT+2.
Read more.


The EASSH (European Allience for Social Sciences and Humanities) published a new COVID-19 position paper. Read more.

Innovative Medicines Initiative

The Commission announced that 8 large-scale research projects, aimed at developing treatments and diagnostics for the coronavirus, were selected in a fast-track call for proposals, launched in March by the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI), a public-private partnership. Read more.

UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning

Invitation to a webinar on culture and education during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Time: June 3, 2020 13:00 Amsterdam, Berlin, Rome, Stockholm, Vienna.


A systematic collection and map of the most recent published evidence on covid-19 published by the EPPI-Centre (Evidence for Policy and Practice Information and Co-ordinating Centre).

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Young Academy of Europaea

In April 2020, YAE organized an online symposium on COVID-19 epidemiology with three excellent speakers and 165 registered participants. The recording of the symposium can be viewed on the YouTube:

acatech (Deutsche Akademie der Technikwissenschaften)

A new acatech report ‘The Coronavirus Crisis: Keeping the economy running, meeting basic necessities, maintaining innovation: Intervention – Stabilisation – Stimulation’.

SAPEA (Science Advice for Policy by European Academies)

Science fighting coronavirus: Coronavirus information by SAPEA (Science Advice for Policy by European Academies) providing some guidance and ideas, regularly updated, for communicating science and research topics.

European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies (EGE)

Statement on COVID-19 by the European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies (EGE).

The Physiological Society
Physiological Society

Website by the Physiological Society (UK) provides reliable, evidenced scientific insight on the coronavirus (COVID-19). The website is regularly updated.

The Physiological Society (UK) of which Professsor Ole Petersen, the Vice President of Academia Europaea and also a number of AE members are fellows, has put up an excellent source of information concerning the coronavirus. The website delivers reliable, evidenced scientific insight on the disease through social media, video and our media work. The page hosts all of coronavirus related content presented by the Physiological Society, and will be regularly updated. The website is open to public.

Royal Society Open Science: Call for Reviewers and Submissions – Rapid Review Network for COVID-19

Royal Society of Biology

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