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Global Challenges Research Fund: Coronavirus

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 78663, tabled on 22 July 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps his Department has taken to support Global Challenges Research Fund funding projects which have had to halt research projects due to the covid-19 outbreak.

Answered on

7 September 2020

BEIS is working closely with our Global Challenges Research Fund delivery partners to ensure the impacts of Covid-19 are minimised as far as possible. In some cases this will result in extensions to grants enabling valuable research which has been delayed due to the pandemic to be completed.

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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy