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The impacts of COVID-19 in children

Action Medical Research is calling for applications to address the pathobiology, physical and mental health impacts of COVID-19 in children and young people. The aim of the charity is to prevent and treat disease and disability by funding vital medical research in hospitals or research institutions across the UK.

For this call the remit covers the unborn child, infants, children and young people up to the age of 25 years and projects must feature children and young people at the centre of the research. Projects can be for up to 36 months in length.

Please note that the deadline for submitting outline applications for this round has passed 

Deadline for submitting outlines: Now closed

Deadline for submitting full applications: 6 October 2020

Date outcome expected: December 2020

2022 Awards

The next call for outline applications across Action’s wider remit is likely to be in 2021 for awards in 2022.

Autumn 2020 awards - Now Closed

This was an open competition round for joint translational awards from Action Medical Research and LifeArc.

Action Medical Research and LifeArc want to improve the lives of children suffering from rare disease and are working together to co-fund translational, rare disease research projects. Co-funding aims to accelerate promising, cutting-edge medical research that could have a significant impact on the treatment of infants, children and young people with rare disease.

Deadline for submitting outlines: Now closed 

Deadline for submitting a full proposal: July 2020

Date outcome expected: December 2020

Summer 2020 awards - now closed

This was an open competition round across Action’s full remit. The call also included opportunities for potential joint awards with Borne and The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy Charitable Trust.

Deadline for submitting outlines: Now closed

Deadline for submitting a full proposal : March 2020

Date full outcome expected: November 2020

 

Joint award opportunities

Borne

Borne

The deadline for outline applications has passed. Applications are being considered through the Action Medical Research peer review system for translational research into the causes of preterm birth in order to develop diagnostic, treatment and prevention strategies to reduce the rates of prematurity.

The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy Charitable Trust

The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy Charitable Trust

The deadline for outline applications has passed. Applications are being considered through the Action Medical Research peer review system for research to help children with brain damage or other mental or physical disability at birth in particular through research into effective physiotherapy treatments and the dissemination of the results to the public.

Please read before applying

Project Grant Applications Guidelines and Outline Form

Applications should be of the highest quality as the scheme is very competitive