Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC)

Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC)

The AMRC are the national membership organisation of leading medical and health research charities; more information on funding opportunities coming soon. Keep checking back for announcements.

Arthritis Research UK: Medical Technologies Proof of Concept Fund

Funding is intended to develop or evaluate innovative technologies that help support individuals suffering with musculoskeletal conditions; in particular projects that develop the following:

  • Medical devices
  • orthotics
  • implantable therapeutic delivery
  • imaging.

Deadline: expression of interests 11 December 2017

For further information and details of how to apply please see the Arthritis Research UK Website

If you would like support with an application please contact us.

National Osteoporosis Society

Offering research grants is one of the many ways in which the Charity works to advance its vision – ending osteoporosis.

Ten core research areas have been identified that support progress against the Charity’s mission to Prevent, Care, Support and Cure osteoporosis.  For further information and details of how to apply please see National Osteoporosis Society Website

If you would like support with an application please contact us.

 

Wellcome Trust

The Clinical Research Career Development Fellowships scheme enables medical, dental, veterinary and clinical psychology graduates to continue their research at postdoctoral level and develop scientific independence. It provides support for up to eight years and the flexibility to balance research and clinical responsibilities.

You can apply for a Clinical Research Career Development Fellowship if you’ve completed your thesis for a higher degree (preferably a PhD). If you’re currently writing your thesis, you must have submitted it by the full application deadline. You must want a clinical academic career.

Deadlines for applications:  13 November 2017

For more information and details of how to apply please visit the Wellcome Trust website

If you would like support with an application please contact us.

 

Cancer Research UK

Early Phase and Feasibility Study Awards support studies that test the viability of larger trials, including the ability to recruit and/or to explore tolerability or efficacy of treatments.

Applications are invited for prospective investigator-led studies that must be:

  • From a UK university, clinical centre or clinical trials unit (CTU)
  • With a view to conducting subsequent research such as a phase 2 or a phase 3 trial with the aim of improving survival
  • Developed with the involvement of an experienced CTU

Deadlines for applications: 7 December 2017

For more information and details of how to apply please visit the CRUK website

If you would like support with an application please contact us.

 

Parkinson’s UK – Small Grants Scheme

Parkinson’s UK small grants scheme provides funds for small-scale research projects and pilot studies.

Parkinson’s UK focus on finding new and better treatments for Parkinson’s, and one day a cure. They are investing in big ideas that will speed up the research process, and deliver treatments to the people who need them faster. They are also keen to fund research that improves quality of life in the shorter term –see top 10 priority research areas for improving everyday life.

Deadlines for small grants applications: 4pm on 6 September 2017

For more information and details of how to apply please visit the Parkinson UK website

If you would like support with an application please contact us.

Action Medical Research for Children

The aim of the charity is to prevent and treat disease and disability by funding vital medical research in hospitals or research institutions across the UK.

The remit focuses on child health to include problems affecting pregnancy, childbirth, babies, children and young people.

Within child health, the charity support a broad spectrum of research with the objective of:

  • preventing disease and disability and
  • alleviating physical disability

The emphasis is on biomedical clinical research or research at the interface between clinical and basic science. Within the above criteria, they also support research and development of equipment and techniques to improve diagnosis, therapy and assistive technology (including orthoses, prostheses and aids to daily living) and we encourage applications in the field of medical engineering.

Deadline for applications: 21 November 2017.

For more information visit the Action Medical Research for Children website