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Current Open Calls

Current Open Research Calls and Pre-Call Announcements

We provide a selection of the latest research for infectious diseases funding opportunities in the University and UK: focusing on major initiatives, but also including relevant small research grants, workshop and travel grants, prizes and awards, and individual fellowships and studentships. This is not exhaustive and researchers are directed to Research Professional -Latest! to view all the most up to date grant notifications, including NIH opportunities. 

*Restricted The University of Cambridge runs an internal selection process for calls where the number of applications per institution is limited. Please review the Current restricted calls link and contact the Research Strategy Office with any questions. Potential applicants also must ensure they are aware of any internal Departmental deadlines for approval by Head of Department before submission.

University - Current Restricted Calls full list        University - Rolling Restricted Calls full list          Isaac Newton Trust

Open calls/Pre announcements

Grant related Meetings

UKRI GCRF regional engagement events

Running from Jan-March 2019 across the UK. Chance to engage with GCRF Challenge Leaders, for UKRI to provide an update on ODA calls/activities, and to discuss key topics e.g. interdisciplinary approaches.Open to anyone with an interest in the GCRF and development research opportunities.

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Restricted call: Royal Academy of Engineering Chair in Emerging Technologies

The Royal Academy of Engineering has launched its call for Chair in Emerging Technologies. Further information and detailed application guidance can be found on the Royal Academy of Engineering website.

The School offices are asked to submit up to 2 applications that you wish to support to researchstrategy@admin.cam.ac.uk by 25 Jan 2019 

Funder deadline: 4pm, 12 March 2019

University of Cambridge/ Wellcome Trust Junior Interdisciplinary Fellowships 

The scheme is aimed at identifying post-doctoral candidates with backgrounds in the physical sciences (incl. engineering, mathematics and computer sciences) who wish to gain experience in the application of their research to solve problems in the basic biological and biomedical sciences. Post-doctoral candidates with a background in the life sciences wishing to gain experience working in the physical sciences will also be considered. It is expected that, in these cases, the host lab has a proven track record of life/physical sciences interdisciplinary research.

Principal Investigators (PIs) are invited to put in an expression of interest for an interdisciplinary project by 20th February 2019.  

 Restricted call: ESRC New Investigator Grants 

The call is open to high-quality candidates who have a maximum of four years’ postdoctoral experience. Proposals are welcome in any topic which falls within ESRC’s remit, including projects at the “interface with the wider sciences”, provided that social sciences accounts for at least 50% of the proposed research. The ESRC will award grants of between £100-300K at fEC, though as with other Research Council grants they will cover 80% of this cost. Awards will be for up to five years, though they will be typically three years in duration, with a special case being made for the need for five years’ worth of funding. 

Please write to ESRCNewInv@admin.cam.ac.uk  for details

Internal deadline: Monday, 11th March 2019 (17:00)

University of Cambridge – Internal 

EPSRC IAA Partnership Development Awards and Knowledge Transfer Fellowships schemes

EPSRC IAA Partnership Development Awards-Partnership Development Awards will pump-prime collaborations with industry partners. The fund is open to research projects within EPSRC remit. Projects will be short-term (3-6 months) and of up to £50,000 in value.

Knowledge Transfer Fellowships scheme- Knowledge Transfer Fellowships will aim to transfer knowledge and expertise linked to EPSRC research between the University and a partner company. The Fellowship will fund a researcher or member of academic staff to undertake a 3-12 month secondment to a business or other partner organisation.

Close 12 April 2019

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2019

University of Cambridge internal support: Preparation of Large Cross-School Research Funding Bids.

Up to £10k.

VALIDATE pump-priming grants   

The VALIDATE Network (aims to accelerate vaccine research and development for complex intracellular pathogens that cause diseases significant to low and middle-income countries (LMIC). Focus on Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Leishmania spp, Burkholderia pseudomallei and Mycobacterium leprae). For projects that will provide useful data, or produce pilot data that will lead to a larger grant application to an external funder.

Up to £50,000 for up to 12 months. 

Closes 12 Feb 2019

VALIDATE training grants

Up to £3000 are available to help VALIDATE Associates (post-doctoral researchers) take advantage of training opportunities that will contribute to their professional development. 

Closes 12 Feb 2019

 Clinical and Public Health Research Fellowships

India Alliance

Includes early career, senior and intermediate fellowships.  Should be aiming to establish research career in India.

Early Career Fellowships:For five years, full time and provides: personal support for the fellow; research expenses; Additional allowances (travel and overseas subsistence).

Intermediate Fellowships: Five years. Provides: fellow's personal support; research expenses, including research assistance if required (normally funding for two research staff may be requested); Overseas allowances for scientifically justified visits of up to one year to an external laboratory either in India or abroad. 

Senior Fellowships: five years. Provides: Personal Support for the fellow; Research expenses, including research assistance if required (normally funding for four research staff may be requested).

Preliminary Application Deadline: 13 Feb 2019

Health Systems Research Initiative Call 6: Providing evidence to strengthen health systems in low and middle income countries

Includes research grants, which are larger stand-alone research projects, and foundation grants, which are up to £200,000 up to two years for exploratory or pilot work.

Closes 14 Feb 2019, 4pm GMT

Tackling global development challenges through mathematical sciences

Up to £3 million is available from EPSRC for this call, to support 5-10 research projects. Projects up to 24 months. 

Closes 14 Feb 2019, 4pm. 

 Trans-Atlantic Platform (T-AP) - Social Innovation

AHRC, ESRC

To support humanities and social sciences research. Maximum funding per awarded project is £200,000. Must apply as a transnational research project partnership. 

Closes 14 Feb 2019, 14:00 CET

CureAccelerator Live! for the Developing World

Cures within Reach (USA)

Up to $50,000. 

Closes 14 Feb 2019

EPSRC INTERNET OF FOOD THINGS: Call for funding 2019

To stimulate interdisciplinary research into the digital transformation of the food production and supply chain through application of new technologies such as IoT, AI, smart packaging, blockchain, etc. Industry involvement strongly encouraged. Up to £40k per 6-month pilot project.

Closes: 15 February 2019.

ISRF Political Economy Research Fellowship Competition (PERF3)

For innovative, interdisciplinary projects. Projects ranging across the breadth of the social scientific disciplines and interdisciplinary research fields are welcome, and relevant applications from scholars working within the humanities are also encouraged. Up to maximum of £60,000 or €66,000. 

Closes 15 Feb 2019, 4pm. 

NIH Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant Program (Parent R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

NIH: National Institutes of Health, US

The combined budget for direct costs for the two-year project period may not exceed $275,000. No more than $200,000 may be requested in any single year. Max 2 years. 

Closes 16 Feb 2019

NIH Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant Program (Parent R21 Clinical Trial Required)

NIH: National Institutes of Health, US

The combined budget for direct costs for the two-year project period may not exceed $275,000. No more than $200,000 may be requested in any single year. Max 2 years. 

Closes 16 Feb 2019

Small research grant programme (parent R03 clinical trial not allowed)

NIH: National Institutes of Health, US

Application budgets are limited to $50,000 in direct costs per year. Maximum two years.  

Closes 16 Feb 2019

Secondary Analysis of Existing Datasets for Advancing Infectious Disease Research (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

National Institutes of Health (US). National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (US)

To support projects that utilize open-access data, alone or in combination with other datasets, to address knowledge gaps in basic and/or clinical research in infectious diseases.  $275,000. Up to 2 years. 

Next round closes 16 Feb 2019 (expires 08 Jan 2022)

Advancing development of rapid fungal diagnostics (R21 clinical trial not allowed)

National Institutes of Health (US). National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (US)

$275,000 over a two-year project period, with no more than $200,000 in direct costs allowed in any single year. up to 2 years. 

Next round closes 16 Feb 2019

Molecular and genetic characterisation of inborn errors of immunity (R21 clinical trial not allowed)

National Institutes of Health (US). National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (US)

Up to $275,000, Max. 2 years. 

Next round closes 16 Feb 2019

Novel approaches to understand, prevent, treat, and diagnose coccidioidomycosis and other select endemic fungal infections (R21 clinical trial not allowed)

National Institutes of Health (US). National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (US)

Up to $275,000, Max. 2 years. 

Next round closes 16 Feb 2019

JPIAMR Joint Transnational Call 2019: Call on Diagnostics and Surveillance

For transnational research projects addressing the development of diagnostic and surveillance tools, technologies and methods to detect antimicrobial resistance (AMR). The call promotes projects with impact in low and middle income countries (LMICs) in Asia and Africa.

The call budget is 18.76 million Euro.

Pre-proposals by 18 Feb 2019

Basic Biomedical Research Fellowships

India Alliance

Includes senior and intermediate fellowships. 

Senior fellowship has tenure of five years and provides: the Fellow's personal support; Research expenses, including research assistance if required (normally funding for four research staff may be requested).

Intermediate fellowship has tenure of five years and provides:the Fellow's personal support; Research expenses, including research assistance if required (normally funding for two research staff may be requested); additional allowances for scientifically justified visits of up to one year to an external laboratory either in India or abroad.

Preliminary application deadline: 19 Feb 2019

Speak Up for Food Security

For UKRI council-funded PhD students and post-docs. GFS will shortlist finalists from a variety of research backgrounds to attend a two-day masterclass in research communication in Central London on 14-15 March 2019. After two days of immersive and personalised training, the finalists will present their 3-minute talks to a judging panel of researchers and communicators, who will go on to announce the winner. The winner will be invited to present alongside GFS and BBC presenter Dr Adam Rutherford at Cheltenham Science Festival 2019.

Application deadline: 24 February 2019

The Borysiewicz Biomedical Sciences Fellowship Programme

For postdocs with a current research contract in the biomedical sciences, broadly conceived, at the University of Cambridge or a University Partner Institution (UPI) or who are  affiliated researchers with a formal Departmental relationship (e.g., postdocs employed by a University spin-out). Applications from relevant humanities and social sciences disciplines are also welcome but must relate to a biomedical science field. It is expected that applicants will have a research contract that will outlast the duration of phase one of the programme; that is, through June 2020. 

Application deadline: 25 February 2019

Canada UK Postdoctoral Fellowships for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Postdocs must have a current research contract in the biomedical sciences, broadly conceived, at the University of Cambridge or a University Partner Institution (UPI) OR be affiliated researchers with a formal Departmental relationship (e.g., postdocs employed by a University spin-out). It is expected that applicants will have a research contract that will outlast the duration of phase one of the programme; that is, through June 2020.

Application deadline: 25 Feb 2019, 5pm

Wellcome Investigator Awards in Science

Wellcome Trust. Up to £3 million.  

February round closes 28 Feb 2019, 5pm

Wellcome Data Re-Use Prize: AMR Surveillance

The winner will get £15,000. Two runners-up will get £5,000

Closes 28 Feb 2019

Odile Bain Memorial Prize 2019

ERS Research Award: Innovation in Non-Tuberculous Mycobacteria Science and Medicine

European Respiratory Society, funded by Insmed

10,000 Euros

Closes 28 February 2019

2019 Shin Research Excellence Awards

To foster original, applied research in the insurance and risk management field, addressing issues of concern to global insurance executives by examining subjects which directly influence business operations and issues on a practical level. Awards of up to US$5,000 plus travel expenses will be presented to the selected qualifying research papers. 

Closes 01 March 2019

Kathleen Harper grant for research into antimicrobials

BMA Foundation

£65,000. 

Closes 01 March 2019

H C Roscoe grant for research into viral diseases of the respiratory system

BMA Foundation 

£65,000. 

Closes 01 March 2019

Lift into Research

BMA Foundation

Up to £20,000. To support innovative ideas at their inception that may progress to an application for funding to support a research project.

Closes 01 March 2019

European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases Training Fellowships

For ESPID Members to visit other centres for training purposes. Maximum 16 weeks. 

Closes 1 March 2019

 Mike Emmerson Early Career Award

Healthcare Infection Society

Max. 2 years. £3000-£10,000. 

Closes 1 March 2019

ESPID/INOPSU infection surveillance research grant

For infection surveillance across 2 or more European countries. Max 20,000 euros. Must be ESPID member. 

Closes 1 March 2019

Small Research Grants

Healthcare Infection Society (GB)

To support small-scale research projects, or the costs associated with the visit of an overseas research fellow. Up to £10,000 for 2 years. 

Closes 1 March 2019

The Sonning Prize

DKK 1 million for a person "found to have done commendable work for the benefit of European culture". 

Closes 01 March 2019

Advancing Infectious Disease Detection and Response in Nigeria

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - ERA (USA)

Up to $5000,000 over 5 years (£1000,000 per year). 

Closes 4 March 2019

Advancing Infectious Disease Detection and Response in Senegal

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - ERA (USA)

Up to $5000,000 over 5 years (£1000,000 per year). 

Closes 4 March 2019

Advancing Infectious Disease Detection and Response in Liberia

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - ERA (USA)

Up to $12,500,000

Closes 4 March 2019- 5pm ET (Letter of Intent- 4 Feb 2019)

Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs studentships

Includes fees and maintenance. Other expenses which may be covered are conference expenses if you are presenting your research, Research Training Support Grant, and overseas fieldwork where it is essential to your research programme. 

Closes 05 March 2019

The 24th Keio Medical Science Prize 2019

The Keio Medical Science Prize recognizes researchers with outstanding and creative achievements in the fields of medicine and life sciences, in particular those contributing to scientific developments in medicine. The prize includes a certificate of merit, medal, and a monetary award of 10 million yen. 

Closes 07 March 2019

Clinical Academic Research Partnerships

For NHS consultants with a PhD or MD who are not currently research active to participate in collaborative high-quality research partnerships with established leading biomedical researchers. 1-3 years. Each award will support between 30-50% of the applicant’s basic salary to support protected research time, and costs for consumables to undertake the project.

Closes 12 March 2019

Single-cell multi-omics of HIV persistence (R01 clinical trial not allowed)

Application budgets should be appropriate for the scope of work proposed and may not exceed a maximum of $499,999 per year in direct costs. The scope of the proposed project should determine the project period. Up to 5 years. 
Closes 13 March 2019

Long-acting Drug Delivery Systems for ART Optimization in HIV-1 Infected Children (R61/R33 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (USA)

Up to  $640,000 per year for the R61 award phase (up to 2 years) and $860,000 per year for the R33 award phase (up to 3 years). 

Closes 13 March 2019

Newton Advanced Fellowships 

This scheme provides established international researchers with an opportunity to develop the research strengths and capabilities of their research group through training, collaboration and reciprocal visits with a partner in the UK. Awards currently available for researchers from Brazil, China, and Turkey.

Closes 14 March 2019, 3pm

Peer reviewed medical research programme – technology and therapeutic development award

Max. USD 3,000,000. 

Closes 14 March 2019

Peer reviewed medical research programme – investigator-initiated research award

Defence Department (USA)

Up to USD 1,500,000. 

Closes 14 March 2019

CDMRP Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program Focused Program Award

Defence Department (USA)

Up to USD 7,200,000.

Closes 14 March 2019

CDMRP Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program Clinical Trial Award

Defence Department (USA)

Closes 14 March 2019

Wellcome Data Re-use Prize: Malaria

The winner will get £15,000. Two runners-up will get £5,000.

Closes 15 March 2019

Advancing Zoonotic Disease Detection through a One Health Approach in Ethiopia 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - ERA

5-year project period, up to $5,000,000. 

Closes 15 March 2019

Wiener-Anspach Postdoctoral Fellowships at the ULB

Grant for postdoctoral researchers from Oxford or Cambridge University who wish to undertake research at the ULB. Approximately 2,400 euros net/month. 

Closes 18 March 2019

WHO pre-clinical data call  (not funding opportunity)

WHO is undertaking a review of all products in the pre-clinical pipeline to tackle resistant infections. Companies, institutions and individuals are invited to submit data on their products that are in the pre-clinical pipeline targeting the WHO Priority Pathogens List, TB and C. difficile.  

Closes 18 March 2019

Biomedical Catalyst: Developmental Pathway Funding Scheme (DPFS) outline

The scheme supports academically led projects whose goals are to improve prevention, diagnosis, prognosis, or treatment of significant health needs, or that focus on developing research tools that increase the efficiency of developing interventions. 

No formal limit to the total amount that can be requested. 

Closes 21 March 2019

The Polio Research Committee’s call for proposals

Closes 24 March 2019

Neglected Tropical Diseases Data Innovation Incubator

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

The Incubator funding will be structured in two rounds. Round 1 funding will support proof-of-concept testing of the proposed solution over 3 to 6 months, maximum budget of $200,000 USD. Most successful Round 1 grantees then expected to apply for Round 2 funding to test their solutions more broadly over 12-18 months.

Closes 25 March 2019, 11.30am PDT

Newton International Fellowships 

 To support early career international researchers from partner countries. This round is open to applicants from: Brazil, China, India and Mexico.

Closes 27 March 2019 (15:00 GMT)

 CDMRP PRMRP Discovery Award

Department of Defense (USA)

Up to $200,000. Areas of interest include Hepatitis B, Tuberculosis, Emerging Infectious Diseases, and Antimicrobial Resistance. Applications are required to include an explanation of how the proposed project has relevance to military health.

Closes 28 March 2019

BIA Research Project Grants

British Infection Association (GB)

Up to £10,000 per annum for up to 2 years to cover non-salary costs of research.

Closes 31 March 2019

BIA Clinical Exchange Award

To support trainees undertaking clinical or research placements overseas in the area of infection. Travel, removal and insurance costs up to £5,000. Up to 1 year. 

Closes 31 March 2019

Rosetrees Trust Young Enterprise Fellowships

For Recently qualified postdoctoral researchers primarily in the fields of engineering, computer science, maths and physics who wish to develop a long-term programme of biomedical research.   Up to £60K PA, up to 3 years. 

Closes 31 March 2019

Sir Henry Dale Fellowship

Royal Society and Wellcome Trust

For postdocs wishing to address an important biomedical question. Up to 5 years, with possibility of a 3 year extension. Will include salary, research expenses, travel and subsistence for collaborative travel or scientifically justified overseas visits of normally up to one year, overseas allowances, where appropriate, for applicants working in low- or middle-income countries for 12 months or more. 

Preliminary Deadline: 02 April 2019

 UKRI GCRF Health and Context call 2019

Seeking proposals for interdisciplinary research addressing wider contextual factors contributing to the burden of infectious and non-communicable diseases (NCDs). These factors may include social, cultural, historical, and religious beliefs and practices, or wider ecological, biological and environmental factors. Via the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF), UKRI will support impactful, three-year research projects of value between £1-2 million (at 80% FEC for UK costs, 100% FEC for overseas costs). This call is being led jointly by the Medical Research Council, Economic & Social Research Council, Arts & Humanities Research Council, Natural Environment Research Council, and Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, and applications may fall within the remit of any of, or across, these councils.

Closing 02 April 2019, 16.00 (GMT +1).

One Health Workforce - Next Generation 

The goal of OHW-NG is to empower SEAOHUN, OHCEA, and their member universities to develop and deliver sustainable training and programs thatequip current and future professionals with multisectoral skills and competencies to address complex health issues, including zoonotic and antimicrobial resistant threats. Building the organizational capacity of the two regionaluniversity networks to directly manage USAID and other donor funding aroundyear three of OHW-NG is a critical component for reaching this goal.  $85,000,000 USD. 

Closes 08 April 2019

MRC/DFID African Research Leader scheme 

Needs a talented ‘rising star’ African Research Leader candidate, a high-quality research programme proposal, a research-conducive academic African environment/institution, and a firm partnership with a UK partner institution (where the principal investigator is based). Awards will provide support for up to five years and should not exceed £750,000 in total. 

Closes 09 April 2019

GCRF Gender and intersectionality and Education as a driver of sustainable development network plus

Gender and Intersectionality Network Plus - proposals of up to £4.75 million (UKRI contribution) and up to 48 months duration. 

Closes 11 April 2019, 4pm

Global Maternal and Neonatal Health 2019

MRC, GCRF, NIHR

Up to £10 million in total available for research grant and seed-funding awards. PIs may apply for research grant funding for the duration of up to three years or seed-funding grants for up to one year. There are no set budget limits for research grant proposals; small and larger-scale projects are invited. As a guide, applicants should note that the funders would envisage funding 10-15 research grant applications per call. Seed-funding applications should not exceed £100,000. All projects are required to start as soon as possible after being awarded. 

If the PI is based in the UK, there must be clear partnership with, and scientific leadership from, Co-Is based in the LMIC(s) where the project will take place.

Closes 24 April 2019, 16:00 GMT +1hr

CRASSH Research Networks

The Research Networks programme supports groups of Cambridge graduate students and Cambridge based academics (CTOs/UTos) and postdoctoral researchers working together with a common interdisciplinary research interest, bringing together early-career researchers, established academics and guest speakers on particular research topics for a year of collaborative work. Groups range in size from reading groups to full-scale symposia. Experimental forms of engagement are encouraged. The annual competition for the next academic year 2019-2020 is open now.

Closes 25 April 2019 4.00pm GMT

Health Services & Delivery Research Programme (researcher-led evidence synthesis)

Funds research to produce evidence to impact on the quality, accessibility and organisation of health and social care services. Areas of interest include AMR. Will fund a range of projects in both size and duration. Fund Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) at a maximum of 80% of Full Economic Cost (except for equipment over £50,000).

Closes 25 April 2019, 1pm. 

Bioengineering Research Partnerships (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed): AIDS-related

NIH: National Institutes of Health, USA

To accelerate the development and adoption of promising tools and technologies that can address important biomedical problems. Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project. Max 5 years.

Next deadline May 7 2019

Novel approaches to understand, prevent, treat, and diagnose coccidioidomycosis (Valley Fever) and other select endemic fungal infections (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed): AIDS-related

 Up to $275,000 over a two-year project period. 

Next deadline May 7, 2019

Exploratory or developmental research grant programme (parent R21 clinical trial not allowed): AIDS-related

NIH: National Institutes of Health, US

The combined budget for direct costs for the two-year project period may not exceed $275,000. No more than $200,000 may be requested in any single year. Maximum 2 years. 

Closes 7 May 2019

 

Exploratory or developmental research grant programme (parent R21 clinical trial required): AIDS-related

NIH: National Institutes of Health, US

The combined budget for direct costs for the two-year project period may not exceed $275,000. No more than $200,000 may be requested in any single year. Maximum 2 years.

Closes 7 May 2019

NIH Research Project Grant (Parent R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed): AIDs-Related

NIH: National Institutes of Health, US

Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project. Maximum 5 years

Closes 7 May 2019

Research project grant (parent R01 clinical trial required): AIDS-related

NIH: National Institutes of Health, US

Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project. Maximum 5 years

Closes 7 May 2019

 NIH Small research grant programme (parent R03 clinical trial not allowed): AIDS-related

Application budgets are limited to $50,000 in direct costs per year. Maximum two years.  

Closes 7 May 2019

Processing and presentation of non-conventional MHC ligands (R01 clinical trial not allowed): AIDS-related

Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project. The maximum project period is 5 years.   

 

Closes May 7, 2019

Processing and Presentation of Non-Conventional MHC Ligands (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed): AIDS-related

The combined direct costs budget for the two-year project period may not exceed $275,000. Up to 2 years. 

Closes May 7 2019

Research to advance hepatitis B virus cure – HIV/HBV co-infection and HBV mono-infection (R01 clinical trial not allowed): AIDS-related

National Institutes of Health (US). National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (US)
Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project. Max. 5 years. 

Closes May 7 2019

The Longitude Prize is a £10m prize fund, with an £8m payout, that will reward a team of researchers who develop a point–of–care diagnostic test that will conserve antibiotics for future generations and revolutionise the delivery of global healthcare. The test must be accurate, rapid, affordable and easy to use anywhere in the world. 

Submissions reviewed every 4 months. Next deadline 31 Jan 2019

Final deadline 31 Dec 2020 (extended)

Training Course and Workshop Award

European Society of Paediatric Infectious Diseases

Up to 12,000 Euros (depending on delegate numbers and hours). Must be ESPID Member. 

Next round closes 01 June 2019

Generating new insights and mechanistic understanding of antibiotic resistance development (R01 clinical trial not allowed)

NIH: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases - United States

Application budgets must reflect needs of the project. Maximum period five years.

Deadlines: 5 June 2019, 5 October 2019, 05 Feb 2020, 5 June 2020, 5 Oct 2020, 5 Feb 2021.  

Research project grant (parent R01 clinical trial not allowed)

NIH (US)

Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project. Up to 5 years. 

 

Closes 5 June and 5 October 5 February until 8 January 2022

Research to Advance HBV Cure: HIV/HBV Co-Infection and HBV Mono-infection (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (USA)

Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project. Max. 5 years. 

Closes 5 June and 5 October 5 February until 8 January 2022

Novel approaches to understand, prevent, treat, and diagnose coccidioidomycosis (Valley Fever) and other select endemic fungal infections (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (USA)

Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project. Max. 5 years. 

Closes  5 June and 5 October 5 February until 8 January 2022

Advancing development of rapid fungal diagnostics (R01 clinical trial not allowed)

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (USA)

Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project. Max. 5 years. 

Closes 5 June and 5 October 5 February until 8 January 2022

Control of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) Through a Comprehensive Understanding of the Natural History of Infection (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (USA)

Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project. Max. 5 years. 

Closes 5 June and 5 October 5 February until 8 January 2022

Accelerating malaria vaccine discovery (R01 clinical trial not allowed)

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (USA)

Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project. Max. 5 years. 

Closes Every 5 June and 5 October and 5 February until 8 January 2022

Major Research Grant

Health Infection Society

For support work on the subject of healthcare- associated infections and infection prevention and control. Min 1 year, Max 3 years. Maximum size of award: £99,000, Minimum size of award: £33,000. 

Closes 01 Sept 2019

 Harnessing big data to halt HIV (R01 clinical trial optional)

National Institutes of Health (NIH)- USA

Application budgets must reflect needs of the project. Maximum period five years.

Every 7 September, 7 January and 7 May until 8 May 2021.

Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases  (EEID) 

For projects focusing on quantitative or computational understanding of pathogen transmission dynamics. Multidisciplinary teams encouraged. Up to USD 2,500,000. Consortium required, with US organisation as a partner. 

Next round closes 20 Nov 2019 (Made annually, third Wednesday in November)

Beyond 2019

 ANTI-VeC Training and Technology/Knowledge Exchange Visits

Grants are available for training and technology/knowledge exchange visits of up to £5,000. 

No specific deadline, but visits should be complete by 29 Feb 2020. 

Protection of deployed military personnel from threats posed by disease-carrying insects

US Department of Defense

Up to USD 300,000 each.

Closes 25 Oct 2021. 

COMING SOON

COMING SOON: Global antimicrobial resistance innovation fund
Natural Environment Research Council, GB and other funders

COMING SOON: Young Investigator Awards for Research in Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

Up to 5000 Euros. Opens 2019. 

COMING SOON: Train the Trainer- Capacity building for genomic pathogen surveillance in low- and middle-income countries 

50% bursaries for course.                   

Regional educational workshops