Other funding

Funding opportunities from the Medical Research Council (MRC)

The latest calls for proposals can be found on the MRC website.

Slater and Gordon Health Research Fund

The Slater and Gordon Health Projects & Research Fund is a philanthropic grants initiative focused on improvement of care and treatment for people with asbestos-related illnesses, occupation-caused cancers or with significant disability.

Slater and Gordon will provide £500,000 for projects in the UK by 2020.

To receive the Fund Guidelines and Application Form, please register your interest at ResearchFund@SlaterGordon.co.uk.

Addenbrooke's Charitable Trust (ACT)

ACT is the independent registered charity for Cambridge University Hospitals, including Addenbrooke’s Hospital and the Rosie Hospital.

Charitable donations have bought extra high-tech equipment, paid for additional specialist staff and contributed to environmental enhancements to help make a difference for patients. ACT also funds research to improve the understanding of conditions and find possible cures for patients in Cambridge and around the world.

Applications for funding are considered by Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust's Research Advisory Committee (RAC). The RAC meets quarterly and takes six applications per meeting, applications are processed in the order they are received and submitted to the next meeting which has available capacity.

Cancer Research UK

A number of grants are available from Cancer Research UK. These cover a wide range of activity, from basic research to late phase clinical trials.

Cancer Research UK also offers awards to students, post-doctoral researchers and early-stage researchers, including travel awards, fellowships and burseries. For more information and to search click here.

UK government

Innovate UK is part of UK Research and Innovation, a non-departmental public body funded by a grant-in-aid from the UK government. For more information and to view current open competitions visit their website.