The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic poses an unprecedented global challenge, impacting profoundly on health and wellbeing, daily life and the economy around the world.


Our role in the response to the pandemic

The Royal Academy of Engineering has rapidly started various initiatives to leverage its expertise and networks both nationally and internationally to help solve critical challenges and assist the public health response.


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Advice to government

The Academy, with our partners in the National Engineering Policy Centre, has been providing advice to government on a range of areas relating to COVID-19

Funding calls and relevant activities

Find out more about key areas where engineering and manufacturing expertise is urgently required by the UK government, and register your interest and capability

International responses

Resources from our sister Academies around the globe, showcasing examples of what the engineering community is doing to fight coronavirus (COVID-19)

Pandemic Preparedness

The Engineering X Pandemic Preparedness programme is supporting the UK and global engineering community to learn from the current COVID-19 pandemic


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