£10,000 funding awards available for Inflammation & Repair research projects

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The Manchester Academic Health Science Centre (MAHSC) Inflammation & Repair Research Domain, part of Health Innovation Manchester (HInM), are offering the opportunity to apply for awards to fund cross-discipline, multi-institution, research-led projects that have potential to generate clinical impact and patient benefit.

The projects should focus on topics or specialties allied to Inflammation and Repair and take into account the specific health needs of the Greater Manchester area, with a view to ongoing impact, publications, and potential for securing definitive funding. Multiple awards are available for up to £10,000 per project. The PI and team must be working in an established research institution or NHS organisation in the Greater Manchester area.

Projects may include, but are not limited to:

  • Studies to develop pilot data for external grant applications in I&R innovation
  • Projects to develop new technologies or systems
  • Projects to better understand mechanisms in I&R illnesses, or to inform new innovations.

Projects that place an emphasis on potential clinical development and direct impact on patients will be viewed and scored more favorably by the panel.

The awards may fund; staff salaries, project running costs, and equipment essential to the study/project and the grant duration is for 1 year.

Applications can be submitted to MAHSC@healthinnovationmanchester.com, or peter.mellor@healthinnovationmanchester.com  with a closing date of 24th February 2023 and a decision will be made on funding awards by March 2023. More information on the application process can be found on the application form below.

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