Early Detection Funding

ACED Pilot Funding Award

Eligibility: Applicants must be named Alliance Members and Group Leader/PI or equivalent at the University of Cambridge. The proposal must be within the scientific remit of the Alliance and requires a co-applicant from another member centre.
Funding period: Up to 12 months
Funding amount: Up to £200k
Submission deadline:

Wednesday 19th August 5pm for submission of an X5 and science proposal to the Research Operations Office (ROO) followed by 28th August for the final application to be submitted for Cambridge Member Centre sign off. Send to Dr Wendy Alderton for submission to CRUK and, where you are Lead Applicant 1, for Prof. Rebecca Fitzgerald’s signature (the grants will not be approved for submission to CRUK if the ROO has not signed off). You are also required to read this Briefing Note and submit this Due Diligence checklist with your application form. Please be aware that the ROO requires a 4 week's notice of any grant submissions, this should go via your department finance and grants administrator.

There will be further calls in 2021 (TBC). For more information on this grant and who to collaborate with, please click here.

ACED Project Expression of Interest

Eligibility: Applicants must be named Alliance Members and Group Leader/PI or equivalent at the University of Cambridge. The proposal must be within the scientific remit of the Alliance and requires a co-applicant from another member centre.
Funding period: Up to 36 months
Funding amount:
From £200k to 800k
Submission deadline:

Wednesday 19th August 5pm for submission of an X5 and science proposal to the Research Operations Office (ROO) followed by 28th August for the final application to be submitted for Cambridge Member Centre sign off. Send to Dr Wendy Alderton for submission to CRUK and, where you are Lead Applicant 1, for Prof. Rebecca Fitzgerald’s signature (the grants will not be approved for submission to CRUK if the ROO has not signed off). You are also required to read this Briefing Note and submit this Due Diligence checklist with your application form. Please be aware that the ROO requires a 4 week's notice of any grant submissions, this should go via your department finance and grants administrator.

There will be further calls in 2021 (TBC). For more information on this grant and who to collaborate with, please click here.

ACED Skills Exchange and Development Travel Award

Eligibility: Applicants must be named Alliance Members of the University of Cambridge. The proposal must be within the scientific remit of the Alliance for travel to another member centre.
Funding amount: Up to £40k per award to cover a visit of up to 4 months (no minimum length).

NEW! Due to the current climate and with restrictions to travel, ACED members can apply for virtual opportunities to teach a skill/technique/process.

Submission deadline:

Wednesday 19th August 5pm for submission of an X5 and science proposal to the Research Operations Office (ROO) followed by 28th August for the final application to be submitted for Cambridge Member Centre sign off. Send to Dr Wendy Alderton for submission to CRUK and, where you are Lead Applicant 1, for Prof. Rebecca Fitzgerald’s signature (the grants will not be approved for submission to CRUK if the ROO has not signed off). You are also required to read this Briefing Note and submit this Due Diligence checklist with your application form. Please be aware that the ROO requires a 4 week's notice of any grant submissions, this should go via your department finance and grants administrator.

There will be further calls in 2021 (TBC). For more information on this grant and who to collaborate with, for more important information on this grant, please click here.

Early Detection Innovation Sandpit and Award: Early Detection of Pancreatic Cancer

Career level: Early career researcher, Mid-career researcher, Established independent researcher, Clinician, Non-clinical researcher, Health professional or Industry researcher
Application deadline: 15th September 2020
"Sandpit" Workshop dates: 29 November-2 December 2020
Funding period:
1 year
Funding amount: £100k

The theme of this workshop will be 'applying novel technological approaches for the early detection of pancreatic cancer’.

Prevention and Population Research Programme Awards

Career level: Established independent researcher, Clinician or Non-clinical researcher
Outline application: 1st October 2020
Full application: TBC
Funding period: Five years
Funding amount: No value set