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20/101 HS&DR Cystic Fibrosis



Supporting Information

*Please note: This document is to be used as a guide and to assist with completion of the on-line application form only, for example to see how many characters are accepted in each section and how the printed complete 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 available when calls are open. You should also refer to the application form guidance notes.

Anyone can submit an idea for a research topic. If you would like to suggest a topic relating to healthcare where you feel more research is needed, please send it to

The Health Services and Delivery Research (HS&DR) Programme is accepting stage one applications to this funding opportunity. 

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

All 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.



Call open: 1 October 2020
Call close: 1pm on 4 February 2021
Remit and competitive decision notification: mid-late February 2021 (only unsuccessful applicants will be notified at this stage)
Stage 1 Shortlisting decision notification: early-April 2021
Stage 2 writing window: early April 2021 - end of May 2021 (8 weeks)
Stage 2 Funding decision notification: mid-August 2021
Study start date: November/ 1 December 2021 or 1 January 2022

Please note: these dates are subject to change - confirmed dates will be given at each decision point for the next stages.