Experimental Medicine Stage One

Apply for funding to investigate the causes, progression and treatment of human disease.

Your project should be based round a clearly articulated gap in understanding of human pathophysiology and have a clear path to clinical impact.

Successful projects will produce new mechanistic insights, including those that may:

  • identify opportunities to modify disease pathways
  • enable the future development of novel therapeutic or diagnostic approaches

Eligibility: To be eligible to apply for this opportunity you must:

You can include international applicants as project co-leads if they provide expertise not available in the UK and make a major intellectual contribution to the design or conduct of the project.

Level of funding: The total fund amount is £10,000,000. There is no limit to the funding you can apply for. Applicants typically apply for £1 million or more. You should justify the resources needed in the context of the proposed work. 80% of the full economic cost and 1000% of permitted exceptions will be funded.

Key dates

  • 17 April 2024: applications close at 16:00 p.m. GMT

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