Upcoming NIHR Funding Opportunities

If you are interested in applying for NIHR funding, here is a brief summary of the upcoming opportunities and deadlines:

Health Services and Delivery Research (HS&DR) programme

The Health Services and Delivery Research (HS&DR) programme is now accepting applications to its researcher-led workstream.

Closing date: 19 July 2012


Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation (EME) programme – New funding opportunities

The EME programme is inviting applications to its new NIHR commissioned workstream. Proposals are sought in the following fields:

• Retinal diseases

• Diagnosis or Assessment of Infection

Please note that proposals must be written within the remit of the EME programme.

Closing date: 18 June 2012


Researcher-led workstream

The EME programme’s researcher-led workstream is an ongoing research funding opportunity funded by the MRC and is currently open for outline applications.

Closing date: 17 July 2012


NIHR i4i Call for Product Development Awards

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Invention for Innovation (i4i) programme invites research proposals to develop innovative medical technologies that will address existing or emerging healthcare needs for the benefit of patients in the NHS. i4i supports collaborative research and development involving at least two partners from industry, academia or the NHS.

Applicants must provide evidence that their proposed medical product is viable (for example, evidence of initial bench research and a study of the commercial market). All applicants invited to submit a full proposal will be required to present a high level summary to the selection panel and take part in a question and answer session.

Closing date: 13 June 2012