Tag: funding opportunities

Jul 15

Health Innovation Challenge Fund

This is a parallel funding partnership between the Wellcome Trust and the Department of Health to stimulate the creation of innovative healthcare products, technologies and interventions and to facilitate their development for the benefit of patients in the NHS and beyond. The Health Innovation Challenge Fund invites applicants to apply for funding in any of …

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Jul 11

Horizon 2020: First impressions and statistics

Europa Media have published a useful blog on featuring some interesting early Horizon 2020 impressions and statistics – you can read the full post here.

Jul 11

Cancer Research UK – programme foundation awards

Cancer Research UK invites applications for its programme foundation awards. These aim to support exceptional non-clinical and clinical scientists to establish or further develop their independent research group, and offer applicants the opportunity to establish a reputation as a world leader in a cancer-relevant research field. Research must fall within the following areas of the …

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Jul 04

Wellcome Trust: Seeding Drug Discovery – call open

The Wellcome Trust invites applications for its seeding drug discovery scheme. This aims to develop drug-like, small molecules that will be the springboard for further research and development by the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry in areas of unmet medical need. Projects must address an unmet need in healthcare or in applied medical research, offer a …

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Jun 19

NIHR Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation (EME) Programme

The National Institute for Health Research’s EME Programme is accepting applications to its commissioned workstream for the following topics: 14/142 – Mechanisms of action of health interventions 14/144 – Bowel control and faecal incontinence in adults 14/145 – Pituitary and/or adrenal disorders and related diseases 14/146 – Renal failure resulting from intrinsic renal diseases 14/147 – …

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May 27

Research funding opportunities closing in June

The following is a selection of funding calls highlighted on the blog that are closing this month. For a more detailed look at all forthcoming deadlines you can use the Research Professional and Horizon 2020 funding calendars. Small Grants Funder: Diabetes UK, GB Closing Date: 1 June 2014 Summary: Diabetes UK invites applications for its …

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May 21

Horizon 2020 Marie Sklodowska-Curie individual fellowships

The European Commission Horizon 2020: Excellent Science invites proposals for its H2020-MSCA-IF-2014 Marie Sklodowska-Curie individual fellowships call. This aims to enhance the creative and innovative potential of experienced researchers wishing to diversify their individual competence in terms of skill acquisition through advanced training, international and intersectoral mobility. Support will be granted for individual, transnational fellowships …

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May 19

Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation – small grants available

The Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation invites applications for its small pump-priming grants. These grants support projects in: •arts and culture; •science, technology and environment; •humanities and social issues; •Japanese language; •medicine and health; •youth and education; •sport. While encouraging applications in each of the above fields, the foundation particularly wishes to support activities/projects in science …

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May 15

The Industrial Biotechnology (IB) Catalyst – Round 2

Round 2 of The Industrial Biotechnology (IB) Catalyst, a joint call from the BBSRCS, the EPSRC and the Technology Strategy Board, opens today.  Full details on this funding call can be found here .

May 14

AHRC Collaborative doctoral awards

The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) invites applications for its collaborative doctoral awards. These encourage and develop collaboration between higher education institution departments and non-academic organisations and businesses by providing opportunities for doctoral students to gain experience of work outside an academic environment. Awards are designed to encourage and establish links that are beneficial …

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