Thank you for your interest in an AI for Health COVID-19 grant. The July 15, 2020 grant
submission period is now closed. Applicants will be notified by August 15, 2020.
Given the urgency of the COVID-19 crisis, we are accepting requests in the AI for Health
program for COVID-19 grant proposals from nonprofits, academia, and governments. This is
a focused effort for COVID-19 grant requests only.
This grant program provides Azure cloud and High-Performance
Computing capabilities. Our team of AI for Health data science experts, whose mission is
to improve the health of people and communities worldwide, is also open to
collaborations with COVID-19 researchers as they tackle this critical challenge. More
broadly, Microsoft’s research scientists across the world, spanning computer science,
biology, medicine, and public health, will also be available to provide advice and
collaborate per mutual interest.
Proposals will be evaluated on the following criteria:
Describe how your proposed work contributes to
understanding of COVID-19 and/or
improves our ability to respond to the pandemic.
Estimate of Compute, Storage and Other
To the extent possible, provide an estimate of
the scale and type of the resources needed to complete the work.
Team Composition and Preparedness
Summarize your team's qualifications and
readiness to execute the project.