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* Our Industrial CASE studentship scheme is included in this listing. See the Studentships page for details on other studentships. 

Invitation for 'Challenge Ideas'

  • Time remaining: 4d 20h 5m
  • Status: Open
  • Open date: 22 Aug 2016
  • Closing date: 06 Oct 2016 16:00 GMT+1
  • Type: Response Mode

The sponsors of the UKRMP have issued a call for ‘Challenge Ideas’ to provide an opportunity for all interested parties to highlight scientific areas, generic technologies and platform approaches that would significantly advance the overall mission of the Platform in its next phase.

MRC-Industry Asset Sharing Initiative 2016

Building on the world-leading MRC/AstraZeneca Mechanisms of Disease Call in which 15 high quality experimental medicine grants were awarded, the MRC is now working with 6 industry partners (AstraZeneca, GSK, J&J, Pfizer, Takeda and UCB) to provide researchers access to their deprioritised compounds.

Confidence in Concept scheme

  • Time remaining: 1m 1w 6d 20h 5m
  • Status: Open
  • Open date: 19 Aug 2016
  • Closing date: 15 Nov 2016 16:00 GMT
  • Type: Calls

The Confidence in Concept scheme is a key part of MRC’s translational research strategy and provides annual awards of £250k-£1.2m to institutions, to be used flexibly to support the earliest stages of multiple translational research projects.

Proximity to Discovery: Industry Engagement Fund

  • Time remaining: 1m 1w 6d 20h 5m
  • Status: Open
  • Open date: 19 Aug 2016
  • Closing date: 15 Nov 2016 16:00 GMT
  • Type: Calls

Proximity to Discovery: Industry Engagement Fund is designed to provide flexible funding for innovative ways to enable the initial development of academic-industry collaborations. 

Stratified Medicine Initiative call for proposals – disease-focused partnerships to stratify for patient benefit

  • Time remaining: 1m 4w 1d 20h 5m
  • Status: Open
  • Open date: 21 Jul 2016
  • Closing date: 01 Dec 2016 16:00 GMT
  • Type: Calls

Stratified Medicine is a priority area for the MRC. We currently have significant investment in this area of research. Researchers are now invited to submit outline proposals for funding for the development of further disease-focussed consortia to stratify disease. 

Child and young adult mental health – the underpinning aetiology of self-harm and eating disorders

  • Time remaining: 3m 4w 1d 20h 5m
  • Status: Open
  • Open date: 28 Sep 2016
  • Closing date: 31 Jan 2017 16:00 GMT
  • Type: Response Mode

The Medical Research Foundation and Medical Research Council will make available up to £2 million for new high-quality, internationally competitive research partnerships to investigate the underlying bio-psycho-social mechanistic and environmental drivers.