European International


to increase common and effective response to
SARS-CoV2 Pandemic


ORCHESTRA is an international research project aimed at tackling the coronavirus pandemic, led by the University of Verona and involving 26 partners (extending to a wider network of 37 partners) from 15 countries: Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Congo, France, Gabon, Germany, India, Italy, Luxemburg, Netherlands, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, Venezuela.

The project is funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the ERAvsCORONA Action Plan which was developed jointly by Commission services and national authorities.

You can learn more about the project and its objectives in our ORCHESTRA Infographics.


is to establish an international large-scale cohort for the conduct of retrospective and prospective studies in order to generate rigorous evidence to improve the prevention and treatment of COVID-19 and to be better prepared for future pandemics.


  • to develop evidence-based recommendations for effective prevention, protection and optimized treatment of COVID-19 patients (including long-term consequences) with a special focus on ‘at risk’ population, including healthcare workers and fragile individuals
  • to assess impact of environmental factors, socio-economic determinants, lifestyle and confinement measures on the spread of COVID-19
  • to provide knowledge on the efficacy of vaccines against SARS-CoV-2
  • to provide a model for responsiveness for future pandemic outbreaks.

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Work Packages

See the goals and concrete tasks that are handled in the 11 work packages of ORCHESTRA


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