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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.

UK-India tackling AMR in the environment from antimicrobial manufacturing waste - Partnership workshop

NERC

Pre-announcement for a joint call for collaborative research proposals focusing on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in the environment from antimicrobial manufacturing waste. Inviting expressions of interest from UK researchers to attend a partnership workshop to provide opportunities for face-to-face networking and develop new collaborations. 15-17 May 2019, New Delhi, India 

Closing date for applications is 16:00 on 14 April 2019

RESTRICTED

Restricted Call: Expressions of Interest: EPSRC Transformative Healthcare Technologies for 2050 

If you are interested in leading or contributing to a bid, please communicate your Expression of Interest, including:

  • PI name and Department;
  • Name(s) of any Co-I(s) and Department(s);
  • A two-paragraph summary of the proposed project (or research area you would like to contribute to another PI’s project);

to researchstrategy@admin.cam.ac.uk by 01 April 2019

Internal deadline: 01 April 2019.

Restricted Call: UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships Round 3

To take part in the internal process, all Departments are asked to identify only the best quality applications and agree potential applicants with their Schools. The Schools will then inform us at researchstrategy@admin.cam.ac.uk by 15 April 2019 of the agreed applicants and their intention to submit. 

The PVC Research will consider the likely number of applications to be submitted and we will contact the Schools to confirm the number of applications which can be submitted from their list. Heads of Department will then submit the internally agreed Expressions of Interest to the UKRI by the EoI deadline of 02 May 2019.

Internal deadline: 15 April 2019. 

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


Restricted Call: Curiosity Round Two - Wellcome and BBC Children in Need - Funding Opportunity

Curiosity aims to use the power of exciting and engaging science activities to create change for children and young people experiencing disadvantage in the UK. It is a partnership between BBC Children in Need and Wellcome. Your project shall make a positive difference to the lives of disadvantaged children and young people in the UK through engagement with and participation in science. Wellcome and BBC Children in Need want to fund organisations who are excited to learn about the difference science can make and can help them learn too. 

Proposals are invited for projects of (i) up to £10,000 a year for up to three years (small grants), or (ii) up to £40,000 a year for up to three years (large grants). As the only one application per institution can be accepted, those interested of applying for this opportunity shall submit a draft application to researchstrategy@admin.cam.ac.uk.  

Internal deadline: 5PM Friday 29th March

NOT RESTRICTED

2019

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

Up to £10k.

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

Alexander Fleming Dissemination Scheme

Medical Research Foundation

To provide funding to support the dissemination of MRC and MRF-funded research results beyond the scientific peer reviewed press, to patients, participants, practitioners (for example health professionals) and policy makers. Awards will be made to meet the costs of the dissemination activities and will be no greater than £30,000.

Closes 29 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

Voices for Diagnosis 

Annual prize, to recognize individuals and organizations that implement innovative approaches to improve access to and create demand for timely, cost-effective diagnostic solutions for infectious diseases in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Theme: Get rational: protecting antibiotics by promoting approaches that support evidence-based prescribing. Three awards of US$10,000 each. 

Closes 31 March 2019

THRiVE to RESEARCH EXCELLENCE (THRiVE-2) OPPORTUNITY FOR CAREER DEVELOPMENT AWARDS

The career development awards will enable a researcher from a THRiVE institution to conduct preliminary research and obtain data, leading to a peer reviewed journal publication and development of a bigger grant application. This should be a joint research proposal with at least one investigator from each of a minimum of two THRiVE institutions. There are five (5) grants (a maximum of £10,000 each). Workshop, research, travel and some personnel costs (a maximum of 20% of total project budget) may be requested. 

Closes 01 April 2019

Assessment of new technologies for infectious disease surveillance, prevention and control

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, Sweden

Value excluding VAT: 1 200 000.00 EUR

Closes 01 April 2019, 4pm local time

Small Grants in Humanities and Social Science

Wellcome Trust

Small Grants fund programmes of activities that enable researchers to build professional networks, develop new research agendas and increase the impact of their work. Funds research expenses for small-scale research projects, and conference and meeting costs. Up to £30,000. 

Closes 02 April 2019, 17:00

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

Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Awards 2019 

For University of Cambridge student and graduate entrepreneurs by offering cash prizes, mentoring and startup support. Over £90,000 worth of equity-free seed funding is available in total. If  your company has been set up for no more than a year and you have a maximum of five employees, then you could be eligible to enter the competition. Please note all submissions to this competition must be sent via Cambridge Judge Business School's Entrepreneurship Centre.

Closes 10 April 2019

 Emerging Technologies for New Solutions in Global Health Priority Areas (Round 23)

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation 

Seeking proposals that apply an emerging technology – or a combination of emerging technologies – for new and potentially transformative solutions in global health priority areas. Phase I projects have a term of 18 months beginning on the project start date. The amount awarded is up to $100,000 USD. Successful projects are eligible to receive follow-on funding of up to USD $1 million. 

Closes 10 April 2019, 11.30am PDT

Environmental niches of Salmonella Typhi (Round 23)

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation 

Initial grants are for USD $100,000 and successful projects are eligible to receive follow-on funding of up to USD $1 million.

Closes 10 April 2019, 11.30am PDT

Increasing Demand for Vaccination Services (Round 23)

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation 

Initial grants are for USD $100,000 and successful projects are eligible to receive follow-on funding of up to USD $1 million.

Closes 10 April 2019, 11.30am PDT

Digital health technology catalyst round 4: collaborative R&D 

 Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund

Your project’s total eligible costs can be between £300,000 and £1 million. 

To be eligible for funding your project must: be led by a UK based SME; be collaborative and include at least one business (of any size), NHS organisation, academic organisation, charity, public sector organisation or research and technology organisation (RTO); carry out its project work in the UK. 

Closes 10 April 2019, 12pm. 

Health Protection Research Units

NIHR

NIHR HPRUs are partnerships between academic institutions and Public Health England (PHE), and will act as centres of excellence in multidisciplinary health protection research in England. The total amount of NIHR funding available for this competition will be up to £56 million over a five year period, starting 1 April 2020. Up to £4 million per unit over five years. 

Closes 11 April 2019, 1pm

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

RSTMH  2019 small grants programme

Max. £5,000 (including VAT). May be used for travel, accommodation, consumables, field expenses, including salaries or per diems, field transport and items of equipment or software. Prioritises applications around Neglected tropical diseases, with a particular focus on their overlap with non-communicable diseases and the Sustainable Development Goals; Malaria, with a particular focus on drug resistance; One Health and wider planetary health; Topical issues including, but not limited to, emerging diseases; And Drug resistant infections. 

Closes Monday 15 April at midnight GMT

Thrive to Research Excellence(THRiVE-2) Opportunity for Career Development Awards (3rd Intake)

The career development awards will enable a researcher from a THRiVE institution to conduct preliminary research and obtain data, leading to a peer reviewed journal publication and development of a bigger grant application. This should be a joint research proposal with at least one investigator from each of a minimum of two THRiVE institutions. There are five (5) grants (a maximum of £10,000 each). Workshop, research, travel and some personnel costs (a maximum of 20% of total project budget) may be requested. 

Closes 16th April 2019 at 5:00pm East African Standard Time

Innovate UK Smart Grants: February 2019

Opportunity to apply for a share of up to £20 million to deliver ambitious or disruptive R&D innovations with significant potential for impact on the UK economy. All proposals must be business focused, rather than pure research. Duration between 6 and 18 months: total eligible project costs between £25,000 and £500,000 (single company or collaboration). Duration between 19 and 36 months: total eligible project costs between £25,000 and £2 million (collaboration only). All applications must include at least one SME. 

Closes 24 April 2019, 12pm

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. 

UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships Scheme

The support offered will be long-term and flexible and will provide comprehensive package of support, including the fellow's salary and justified research, staff and training costs, with seven years of support available on a 4+3 model, with a review in year four. The case for support should make clear the long-term aims of the programme, and why they matter – while providing more specific plans and costings for the first four years.

Closes 30 May 2019, 4pm. Outline proposal required by 02 May 2019

Catalyst Pump-Priming Projects

University of Birmingham, GB

To support academics in bacterial vaccinology to explore new approaches and strategies to advance their vaccines in partnership with LMICs and industry, and acquire the data to support substantive funding applications. The catalyst funds are flexible, typically up to £50,000 and expect to provide deliverables within 6 months post-award. Particularly interested in funding projects that advance the ability to tackle the global challenge of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) through the development of vaccines against bacterial pathogens.

Closes 05 May 2019, Midnight GMT

Climate, environment and health

Belmont Forum

For trans-disciplinary projects which seek to improve understanding of the pathways between climate, environment and health. Proposals must be eligible to receive funding from at least three partner organisations participating in this Belmont Forum call established in three different countries and should include researchers from the natural sciences (including climate), health / medical sciences, social and economic sciences or humanities, as well as societal partners (meaning public health organisations, civil society organisations). UK Research & Innovation (UKRI), as supported by NERC, the Medical Research Council and the Economic & Social Research Council, has committed up to £3 million (80% full economic cost) to this call. 

Expressions of Interest by 06 May 16:00 GMT

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

GCRF - Cultures, Behaviours and Histories of Agriculture, Food, and Nutrition call

AHRC

This funding call will support the development of international, interdisciplinary, research partnerships which seek to explore the intersection of culture, behaviours, history, and society with all stages of the food systems chain in Lower and Middle Income Countries (LMICs). Small Partnership Awards- total costs of no more than £50,000 fEC. Large Partnership Awards -total costs of no more than £200,000 fEC. Duration between 12 and 24 months.

Closes May 16 2019

Emerging Leaders Prize in Antimicrobial Resistance Research 

Medical Research Foundation

A top prize of £100,000 will be awarded and smaller prizes of various amounts to second place and runners ups. 

Closes 31 May 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 May 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

EnterpriseTECH

 JBS

EnterpriseTECH is a programme with lectures, workshops, supervisions and a team project focussed on the potential commercialisation of an early-stage or emerging technology. It teaches subject relevant entrepreneurial skills to students and researchers from all backgrounds across the University of Cambridge. It is part-time and runs for 8-12 weeks.

Closes 07 June 2019 for September programme start

Computational Models of Immunity (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Application budgets are limited to $750,000 direct costs per year and need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project. The maximum project period is 5 years.  

Closes 10 June 2019, 5pm local time

Clinical Academic Research Partnerships

Applicants should be working at consultant-level in an NHS trust with evidence of clinical academic research excellence. Research partners must already have an ongoing peer-reviewed research programme for the duration of the planned partnership. Awards will be a minimum of one year and maximum of three years in duration. 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. No additional support for salaries may be requested.

Closes 18 June 2019

Healthcare technologies discipline hopping call

ESPRC

The scheme is targeted at individual researchers who wish to develop their research in healthcare technologies by developing new skills and collaborations with other disciplines and end users. Researchers may come from core EPSRC research fields and hop into other relevant disciplines and/or user fields (users include industry, clinical or public sector environments). Researchers in other disciplines and/or organisations that hold appointments that make them eligible for EPSRC funding may also hop into an Engineering and Physical Sciences environment.

Closes 27 June 2019

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.                   

COMING SOON: South Africa-UK AMR Drug Discovery Partnership Hub Initiative

The MRC and the South Africa Medical Research Council (SAMRC) will shortly be launching the South Africa-UK Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Drug Discovery (DD) Partnership Hub Initiative under the umbrella of the Newton Fund.

In total, the MRC will make up to £2 million available to support the UK node of a partnership hub over a three-year period. The UK contribution will be matched by SAMRC who will support the South African component of the partnership hub.

The call for proposals will be launched in the spring of 2019, with a deadline for applications in the autumn, and projects commencing in early 2020.

BD Biosciences immunology research grants

$140,000 worth of BD Biosciences research reagents are awarded annually to 14 scientists. 

Regional educational workshops