Early Detection Funding

Early Detection Innovation Sandpit and Award: Early detection and diagnosis technologies for primary care triage

Career level: Early career researcher, Mid-career researcher, Established independent researcher, Clinician, Non-clinical researcher, Health professional or Industry researcher
Application deadline: 6th September 2021
Sandpit Workshop dates: 7th - 10th November 2021
Funding period:
18 months
Funding amount: £230k

The theme of this workshop will be 'the development of novel test technologies or novel test combinations for primary care triage.’

CRUK Early Detection and Diagnosis Primer Award

Career level: Early career researcher; Mid-career researcher; Established independent researcher; scientists new to ED&D and/or cancer research; Non-clinical researcher; Clinician.
Submission deadline: 8 September 2021
Funding period: Up to 1 year
Funding amount: Up to £100k

STFC CDN+ Scoping Studies

Submission deadline: 13th September 2021
Funding amount: Up to £10k

Do you have an innovative project that could transform cancer diagnosis?

Application form and further details

STFC CDN+ Proof of Concept Projects

Submission deadline: 13th September 2021
Funding amount: Between £5k - £40k

Do you have an innovative project that could transform cancer diagnosis?

Application form and further details

CRUK Early Detection and Diagnosis Programme Award

Career level: Established independent researcher; Non-clinical researcher; Clinician.
Submission deadline: 15 September 2021
Funding period: Up to 5 years
Funding amount: Up to £2.5million

Prevention and Population Research Programme Awards

Career level: Established independent researcher, Clinician or Non-clinical researcher
Outline application: 23 September 2021
Funding period: Five years
Funding amount: No value set

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 strategic remit of the Alliance for travel to another member centre. Click here for a list of ACED members at all Centres and to view the ACED Strategy Overview.
Funding amount: Up to £40k per award to cover a visit of up to 4 months (no minimum length).
Submission deadlines: TBC

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


ACED Pilot Funding Award

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. Click here for a list of ACED members at all Centres.
Funding period: Up to 12 months
Funding amount: Up to £200k
Submission deadline: To be announced for 2021/2022

ACED Project Expression of Interest

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. Click here for a list of ACED members at all Centres.
Funding period: Up to 36 months
Funding amount:
From £200k to 800k
Submission deadline: To be announced for 2021/2022 (N.B. the Project grant application is a 2 stage process)