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NIHR Commercial Research Delivery Centres

The NIHR is launching a new, open competition to designate and fund the Commercial Research Delivery Centres (CRDCs), an evolution of the current NIHR Patient Recruitment Centre scheme.

  • Closes: 13:00 on 03 July 2024

NIHR Global Advanced Fellowships - Round 1

The NIHR Global Advanced Fellowship aims to create a sustainable career pathway for postdoctoral global health researchers to become research leaders.

  • Closes: 11 July 2024

Advanced Fellowship Round 12

The NIHR Advanced Fellowship is a postdoctoral Fellowship aimed at anyone with a PhD who hasn’t yet been appointed to a professorial post.

  • Closes: 11 July 2024

Doctoral Fellowship Round 12

The NIHR Doctoral Fellowship is a three year full-time award that supports individuals to undertake a PhD.

  • Closes: 18 July 2024

Invention for Innovation - Product Development Awards Call 28

The i4i Product Development Awards (PDA) supports collaborative research and development of medical devices, in vitro diagnostic devices and high-impact patient-focused digital health technologies for use in the NHS or social care systems.

  • Closes: 13:00 on 29 May 2024

NIHR Development and Skills Enhancement Award (DSE)

The DSE award is a post-doctoral level funding opportunity aimed at supporting early to mid-career researchers in gaining specific skills and experience to underpin the next phase of their research career.

  • Closes: 26 July 2024

Pre-Application Support Fund - Round 3

The Pre-Application Support Fund provides extra support to those who need it, to enhance their chances of making a successful application to an NIHR career development scheme in the future.

  • Potential advert date: 29 May 2024

Programme Development Grants - Competition 39

Applications are invited for Programme Development Grant funding. Programme Development Grants are available for researchers to undertake preparatory work to develop a future programme of research and to develop and enhance the quality and value of an ongoing or recently completed Programme Grants for Applied Research (PGfAR) award.

  • Closes: 13:00 on 22 May 2024

24/17 Management of chronic plaque psoriasis

The Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Programme is accepting Stage 1 applications to their commissioned workstream for this primary research topic.

  • Closes: 13:00 on 04 September 2024