Funding opportunities

Innovator Awards - The Wellcome Trust

  • Application deadline: There are no deadlines for this scheme
  • Funding available: Up to £500,000, or up to £750,000 for multidisciplinary collaborations

These awards support researchers who are transforming great ideas into healthcare innovations that could have a significant impact on human health.

Scheme at a glance:

Level of funding: Up to £500,000, or up to £750,000 for multidisciplinary collaborations

Duration of funding: Usually up to 24 months, or up to 36 months for multidisciplinary collaborations

Who can apply: Individuals and teams from not-for-profit and commercial organisations can apply. Organisations can be of any size, based anywhere in the world. 

You can work in any scientific discipline, including a discipline outside life sciences. You can work on any type of technology. Examples of technologies include:

  • therapeutics (small molecules or biologics)
  • vaccines
  • devices
  • diagnostics
  • digital technology
  • regenerative medicine

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