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Autumn 2021 call for Autumn 2022 awards

The next call across our wider remit project grants will be in Autumn 2021

Call opens: Autumn 2021

Outline deadline: Spring 2022

Full outcome expected: November 2022

Recent calls

Spring 2021 call for 2022 Awards

LifeArc

Joint translational funding 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 (CYP) with any of the >7000 heterogeneous conditions collectively called ‘rare disease’.

Remit

The joint fund will be used to support biomedical research projects from across the UK that have moved beyond a basic understanding of rare disease mechanism into the development of an intervention (therapeutic, diagnostic, or device).

Deadline for submitting outlines: 9 June 2021

Deadline for submitting full applications: 10 November 2021

Date full outcome expected: July 2022

The impacts of COVID-19 in children

Action Medical Research has called 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.

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

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.

Please read before applying

Project Grant Applications Guidelines and Outline Form

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