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Cambridge Infectious Diseases

An Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge
 

INTERNAL CALLS

EPSRC IAA Impact Grants

  • Scheme 1: Early Career Researcher Impact Grants. This scheme is open to EPSRC-funded postdoctoral researchers and recent PhD graduates.
  • Scheme 2: Impact Grants. This scheme is open to academic staff. Projects must link to previous EPSRC-funded research. 
  • Deadline: 14 January 2022
  • More details here (ECR) and here (General).

 

EXTERNAL CALLS

UKRI: Researching zoonotic pathogen emergence, detection and protection

  • Funder: Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC)
  • Deadline: 15 December 2021
  • Link here

 

ICRAD: One Health Approach to Zoonoses Research and Innovation

  • Aim: The objective of this funding call is to increase preparedness and improve the ability to respond to (re)-emerging zoonotic disease threats and contribute to improved animal and public health. 
  • Target: Consortia, which must include a minimum of 3 partners from a minimum of 3 different countries, and a maximum of 8 partners.
  • Deadline: 15 December 2021
  • More details here.

UKRI: Early ideas to improve the delivery of nucleic acid therapeutics

  • Aim: Apply for funding to improve the delivery of nucleic acid therapeutics (NAT).
  • Target: We expect to fund one consortium. We will fund: small or medium-sized enterprises (SME), academic organisations, public sector organisations.
  • Deadline: 6 January 2022
  • Funder: Medical Research Council (MRC), Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), Innovate UK, UK Research and Innovation
  • More details here.

Global Grand Challenges. Metagenomic Next Generation Sequencing to Detect, Identify, and Characterize Pathogens

  • Deadline: Jan 13, 2022, 11:30 am PST
  • Funder: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
  • More details here.

Global Grand Challenges. Innovations in Eliminating Neglected Tropical Diseases

  • Deadline: Jan 13, 2022, 11:30 am PST
  • Funder: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
  • More details here.

Global Grand Challenges. Building Malaria Modeling Capacity in Sub-Saharan Africa

  • Deadline: Jan 13, 2022, 11:30 am PST
  • Funder: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
  • More details here.

UKRI: Pre-announcement: international collaboration to address antimicrobial resistance

  • Aim: Apply for funding to develop or improve drugs or plant protection agents to help treat bacterial or fungal infections or reduce the spread of resistance to drugs.
  • Target: Researchers based at a research organisation eligible for MRC funding that apply as part of a consortium of transnational partners.
  • Deadline: 8 March 2022 (opens 11 January 2022)
  • Funder: Medical Research Council (MRC), Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)
  • More details here.

UKRI: Experimental medicine

  • Aim: Apply for funding to investigate the causes, progression and treatment of human disease.
  • Target: Researchers at eligible research organisations.
  • Deadline: 16 March 2022 (opens 19 January 2022)
  • Funder: Medical Research Council (MRC)
  • More details here.

UKRI: Healthcare technologies for infectious disease resilience

  • Funder: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)
  • Deadline: 31 March 2022
  • Link here

UKRI: Expression of interest: emergency route for time-critical COVID-19 research

  • Funder: UK Research and Innovation
  • Deadline: Open - no closing date
  • Link here