Announcing the COVID-19 Pilot Research Partnerships RFP

April 14, 2020


As part of UNH’s ongoing response to COVID-19 and in the spirit of our land grant mission, CoRE is funding PRP projects directly related to the COVID-19 pandemic to improve public health and welfare at UNH, across New Hampshire, throughout the region, nationally, or globally (COVID-19 PRP).


Interested UNH faculty must submit an application via the UNH Internal Competition Portal ( no later than 9:00 A.M. on Monday, April 27, 2020. Project funding will be made available by Monday, May 4, 2020.

Applicants are encouraged to think broadly and creatively about how their expertise can address relevant areas of research, including but not limited to: Impact and recovery in vulnerable communities; Diagnostics, models, therapeutics, vaccine development; Telemedicine and telehealth; Distance learning; Workforce preparedness; Mental health and substance use disorders resulting from the pandemic; Environmental transmission via contaminated surfaces or materials; Economic impacts and recovery; Public perception and behavior; Disaster preparedness; Resource (e.g., PPE) allocation and redistribution; Environmental and ecological impacts; and many, many more.

To learn more about CoRE, the concurrent 4th annual FY21 CoRE RFP, see previously funded projects, access collaboration resources, and more:

CoRE is funded through the Office of the Senior Vice Provost for Research, Economic Engagement, and Outreach, with support from the Office of the Provost. Please contact Maria Emanuel ( if you have any questions about CoRE.