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Office for Translational Research



We sit down with you to work out what would be the most appropriate funding scheme for your project with the best chances of success, whether funding is available from the University of Cambridge internal calls or from bigger translational scheme. Internal translational funds includes institutional:

Translational national schemes include:

  • Charities such as BHF, CRUK
  • MRC DPFS (Developmental Pathway Funding Scheme)
  • NIHR, notably the i4i scheme
  • InnovateUK, Apollo and industry proposals.

The Life Science Grants page is a good source for open calls.

In 2020 alone, the OTR has contributed to attract £7m in funds. Contact us to see how we can help.