Deadline: None – call is open with no deadline
Eligibility: Individuals and teams from not-for-profit and commercial organisations can apply. Organisations can be of any size, based anywhere in the world. Partnerships, particularly between not-for-profit and commercial organisations, are encouraged. These awards support researchers who are transforming great ideas into healthcare innovations that could have a significant impact on human health. Applications must be submitted through the Wellcome Trust Grant Tracker.
NIHR Antimicrobial Resistance Highlight Notice
Deadline: Depends on specific research programme
Eligibility: Call for proposals for clinical and applied health research into the evaluation of public health measures, health care interventions and health services to reduce the development and spread of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and consequent morbidity. Possible joint awards in partnership with our research partners available for Dravet syndrome, Krabbe disease, Ataxia Telangiectasia, myotubular myopathy and Diamond-Blackfan Anaemia.
North by Northwest – ICURe
Deadline: Varies- dependent on region (UK only)
Eligibility: UK only, teams must be led by early career researcher and projects have to be for validation of commercially-promising ideas in the market.
JRC e-tender for Reviews on Non-animal Methods in Use for Biomedical Research
Deadline: October 19, 2018
Eligibility: See website for details. The European JRC is looking to fund five reviews on non-animal methods in use for biomedical research, for the following different research areas: cardiovascular diseases; breast cancer; immunogenicity testing for advanced therapy medicinal products; autoimmune diseases and immuno-oncology.
Innovative Medicines Initiative: IMI2- Call 15
Deadline: October 24, 2018
Eligibility: Researchers from any sector (e.g., industry, academia, government) that belong to legal entities established in a member state in Europe or an associated country. The scope of the initiative should be expanded to all areas of life science research and innovation. This call in particular includes eight different topics.
Innovative Medicines Initiative: IMI2- Call 16
Deadline: October 24, 2018
Eligibility: Researchers from any sector (e.g., industry, academia, government) that belong to legal entities established in a member state in Europe or an associated country. This call focuses on the IMI2 Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Accelerator programme.
Award for 3D Human Tissue Models to Assess Respiratory Toxicity
Deadline: October 31, 2018
Eligibility: Researchers from any sector (e.g., industry, academia, government) are encouraged to apply, and this opportunity is open to applicants worldwide. CV and 1,000 word proposal required. Recipients receive $5000 award redeemable for Epithelix MucilAir or SmallAir tissue models
Royal Society Short Industry Fellowship
Deadline: November 1, 2018
Eligibility: A scheme to enable scientists employed in industry or academia and/or their postdoctoral researcher to have shorter more dynamic engagements between academia and industry, working on a mutually beneficial and collaborative project. Applications involving small companies and/or early-stage companies provided they have a well-established research team and facilities are encouraged.
Secondments can be held for a period of between three and six months full time, or up to 12 months part-time. The scheme provides the applicant’s and/or their postdoctoral researcher’s basic salary while on secondment.
Pasteur-Paris University International Doctoral Programme
Deadline: To contact host labs: November 2, 2018. To apply: November 13, 2018
Eligibility: Students holding a Masters degree (or equivalent) from a university outside of France and who have not worked or resided in France for more than 12 months in the 3 years prior to their recruitment. Students must register at https://ppu.pasteur.fr in order to choose a host laboratory and should apply in collaboration with their host laboratory.
National Institute for Health Research Precision Medicine
Deadline: Stage 1 deadlines – November 6, 2018 and March 19, 2019
Eligibility: Call for research proposals in the field of precision medicine for the prevention, treatment, monitoring and management of patients and their outcomes as well as the delivery and implementation of precision medicine in healthcare services. Research projects must be in a disease area that represents a considerable burden of disease within the United Kingdom
Royal Society Wolfson Fellowship
Deadline: November 7, 2018
Eligibility: This scheme provides long-term support to UK universities and research institutions in making strategic research appointments through the recruitment and retention of outstanding senior researchers. The Vice Chancellor, Institute Director (or their nominated representative) should contact the Royal Society Grants Office by email (firstname.lastname@example.org), after which a weblink to a nomination form on the Royal Society’s Grants and Awards management system (Flexi-Grant®) will be provided. After the completed nomination form has been considered by the Royal Society, the nominated researcher (applicant) will be sent a weblink inviting them to complete and submit a full application. The scheme covers all areas of the life and physical sciences, including engineering, but excluding clinical medicine. Applicants can be of any nationality.
Dorothy Hodgkin Fellowship
Deadline: November 14, 2018 – 15:00 UK time
Eligibility: Outstanding scientists and engineers at an early stage of their research career who require a flexible working pattern due to personal circumstances, such as parenting or caring responsibilities or health issues. Research must be within the Royal Society’s remit of natural sciences, which includes but is not limited to biological research, chemistry, engineering, mathematics and physics. Applications must be submitted online via the online Flexi-Grant system.
Royal Society Research Grants
Deadline: November 14, 2018
Eligibility: A scheme for scientists in the UK who are at an early stage in their career or returning from a career break and want to purchase specialised equipment and consumables. Research must be within the Royal Society’s remit of natural sciences, which includes but is not limited to biological research, chemistry, engineering, mathematics and physics. Applicants must be based at an eligible UK organisation and a UK resident at the time of application. The scheme provides a grant of up to £20,000 (incl. VAT) for the purchase of specialised equipment directly related to the proposal, essential consumable materials, and travel and subsistence for essential field research. The grant is for a period of 12 months. Applications must be submitted through the Flexi-Grant system.
Partner with Medicines Discovery Catapult for Innovate UK funding
Deadline: November 14, 2018
Eligibility: This is an opportunity to apply for a share of up to £20 million to deliver game changing or disruptive innovations with significant potential for impact on the UK economy. Medicines Discovery Catapult are looking for game changing, disruptive, and innovative companies to partner with them and apply for the Open grant funding competition: round 3 from Innovate UK.
FRAME Summer Studentship Programme 2019
Deadline: November 30, 2018
Eligibility: To be carried out within Universities or Research Institutes within the UK. The applicant must be supported by an academic project supervisor based there. Applicants must be undergraduates and second year students on a three-year degree course, or third year students on a four-year degree course. Applications must be made by the undergraduate student with guidance from the project supervisor.
International 3Rs prize
Deadline: December 5, 2018
Eligibility: The prize is for a piece of primary research, that has or could have major impacts on the replacement, reduction or refinement of the use of animals in research, published in a peer-reviewed journal in the last three years. Open to any researcher, in academia or industry, UK or international.
Support for young scientists in Brazil
Deadline: December 14, 2018
Eligibility: This is a grant for young scientists in Brazil who have an innovative, creative research project. The grant is provided by Serrapilheira, a private funding agency in Brazil. Details in Portuguese.
Johns Hopkins Centre for Alternatives to Animal Testing- Science-Based Refinement Awards
Deadline: December 31, 2018
Eligibility: These awards focus on identifying areas of research and testing where animal models lack reproducibility and translational value. The grant is intended for animal welfare scientists, veterinarians, and animal care technicians, as well as for researchers who conduct systematic reviews and meta-analyses of animal studies.
NCATS Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA)
Deadline: Three dates per year: January 25, 2019; April 15, 2019; and August 15, 2019
Eligibility: Applicant organizations may submit only one application per institution; An institution cannot commit to more than one CTSA Program application as a participating partner institution; CTSA Program hubs with more than 16 months of support remaining on the day of the submission deadline are not eligible.
Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) Program hubs support high quality collaborative translational science locally, regionally, and nationally; foster scientific and operational innovation to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of clinical translational research; and create, provide, and disseminate domain-specific translational science training and workforce development.
Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Action
Deadline: March 20, 2019
Eligibility: European countries plus legal entities established in Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, India, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Republic of Korea, Russia and USA
Human-Animal Interaction (HAI) Research (R01 Clinical Trial Optional), Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development at NIH
Deadline: March 2019
Eligibility: Open to institutions worldwide