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MRC: Developmental pathway funding scheme: Nov 2021

  Wednesday, 24 Nov 2021 | Funding Deadline

You can apply for funding from this scheme for academically led pre-clinical development and early clinical testing of novel therapeutics, devices and diagnostics, including repurposing of existing therapies. Proposals should aim to improve prevention, diagnosis, prognosis or treatment of significant health needs, or to develop research tools that increase the efficiency of developing interventions. All diseases and interventions are eligible for support. You can also address global health issues.

Support is available for the following stages of development:

  • prototype discovery and design
  • pre-clinical testing of novel interventions
  • early-phase clinical studies of novel interventions (phases 1 and 2a).


Deadline for proposals: 24 November 2021

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