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Call for Proposals: Health 2015


.This call is within the framework of the third Programme of the Union’s action in the field of health. This call for applications consists of a call for proposals for the award of a financial contribution to specific actions in the form of project grants in the area of: ‘Support Member States under particular migratory…

National Institute of Health Research – Fellowships 2016


Applications are invited from individuals working in any sector or scientific discipline who propose to undertake people or patient-based clinical and applied health research at an institution based in England or Wales. The deadline for applications is 1pm on Wednesday the 20th of January 2016. Five levels of NIHR Fellowship award are available: Doctoral, Post Doctoral,…

Sam King

Innovate UK, Research Councils UK (RCUK) and the Malaysia Industry-Government Group for High Technology (MIGHT) are to invest up to £14.4 million in collaborative research and development projects to stimulate innovation in response to Malaysia’s urbanisation challenges.

The aim of the competition is to bring together companies (small-to-medium-sized companies and/or larger businesses), research and technology organisations, academics, public sector bodies and charities from Malaysia and the UK for the joint industrial research to develop innovative products, processes or services that meet critical challenges existing within the following five sectors:

  •  health well-being
  • improving environmental resilience and energy security
  • future cities
  • agritech (used to solve explicit urban food and nutrition issues)
  • digital, innovation and creativity

Registration for the competition closes on 30th September 2015 (12:00) and applications must be submitted by 7th October 2015 (12:00).

Further details on the Innovate UK website.


Health Research – multiple morbidities in older people

National Institute for Health Research

The National Institute for Health Research invites proposals for its programme development grants for applied research. Grants are worth between £20,000 and £100,000 for a period of six to 18 months. Closing date 13th October 2015 at 1pm These grants support projects in all areas of health research, however priority is given to those that…

Health Technology Assessment Programme – National Institute for Health Research

National Institute for Health Research

The latest Programme bulletin highlights the latest funding opportunities and news. Coming up soon: Workshop – How to be a good Chief Investigator, 19th September 2015, London. This is a free one day training event for newly funded Chief Investigators on randomised clinical trials. Deadline for applications: 17th July 2015 at 4:00pm. Submit your research…

Update on EU health funding and policy

If you are interested in EU health policy and funding, there have been a few recent announcements which might be of interest: A report from the recent European Summit on Innovation for Active and Healthy Ageing has been published. You can also check out the presentations from the eHealth Week held in Riga as part…