Study Within A Trial

This funding opportunity is eligible for a pilot, allowing researchers to embed a study within a trial. These studies should evaluate alternative ways of undertaking a trial process.

19/60 HTA Tobacco Cessation, Control and Harm Reduction Interventions

Application dates: 16 May 2019 to 11 September 2019

Applications that span the remit of more than one of the participating programmes (EME, HS&DR, HTA, and PHR) are particularly welcomed. Please submit your application to the programme whose remit most closely matches the major part of your work.

The Health Technology Assessment Programme is accepting stage 1 applications for this primary research topic:

19/60 Tobacco cessation, control and harm reduction interventions

In order to apply you will need to carefully review the:

The deadline for applications is 1pm, 11 September 2019.


We held a webinar to support applications to this funding opportunity, materials are available below:

Supporting information

*Please note: This document is to be used as a guide and to assist with completion of the online application form only, for example to see how many characters are accepted in each section and how the printed form is laid out. Please do not try to use this as an application form, you must apply using the online form available through the links above. You should also refer to the application form guidance notes, which can be found next to the ‘Click here to apply’ button.

All primary research projects are expected to establish a programme appointed Study Steering Committee and it is important that you read the TSC/SSC Guidance before completing your application. Costs incurred by this committee should be included in the budget as appropriate.