The following is a snap-shot of funding opportunities that have been announced. Please follow the links for more information:
The NIHR Clinician Scientist Award offers up to 5 years funding to undertake focused training and development in order to develop specific skills that will enable a transition from basic research into clinical research or from clinical research into translational and applied research.
Maximum Award: Not specified Deadline: 1 June 2017
Mechanisms of action of health interventions
The EME Programme invites proposals for hypothesis driven research into the underlying mechanisms of action of clinical and public health interventions.
Maximum Award: Not specified
Deadline: 4 July 2017
Marine Integrated Autonomous Observing Systems
Proposals are invited for a new research programme on improving understanding of shelf sea ecosystem function using integrated autonomous observing systems.
Maximum Award: £1.8 million
Deadline: 28 June 2017
Investigator Awards in Science
The level of funding provided is flexible and can be anything from under £500,000 to around £3 million. Awards can last for up to seven years, if appropriate.
You should request a level and duration of funding that’s appropriate to your career stage, research experience and the proposed research programme.
Maximum Award: £500,000 – £3 million
Deadline: 27 July 2017
Cancer Research UK
The scheme accepts investigator-led studies for highly ambitious translational research conducted in association with a clinical trial with the objective of optimising treatment and maximising patient benefit.
Maximum Award: £1 – £5 million
Deadline: 20 September 2017
If you are interested in submitting to any of the above calls you must contact your RKEO Funding Development Officer with adequate notice before the deadline.
For more funding opportunities that are most relevant to you, you can set up your own personalised alerts on Research Professional. If you need help setting these up, just ask your School’s/Faculty’s Funding Development Officer in RKEO or view the recent blog post here.
If thinking of applying, why not add notification of your interest on Research Professional’s record of the bid so that BU colleagues can see your intention to bid and contact you to collaborate.