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Restricted Call: Sir Jules Thorn Award for Biomedical Research

Restricted Call: Sir Jules Thorn Award for Biomedical Research


Applications are now open for the Sir Jules Thorn Award for Biomedical Research. This competition offers a grant of up to £1.5 million for up to five years for a programme of the highest quality translational research, focusing on patients, and led by investigators of outstanding quality in the early years of an established research and academic career. Please note that this funding cannot be used to cover salary costs or for Cancer or HIV / AIDS related research.



Examples of the type of research funded under this programme can be found in the Previous Awards section of the Trust’s website The Guidance Notes available for download from the Guidance Notessection of the Trust’s website provide further information on the call’s requirements.


Examples of work that would be suitable for funding include:


·         Significant proposals which could lead to improved diagnosis and/or prognostic methods and to new treatments

·         Concept validation

·         Intervention trials.


Only one application per institution is permitted and this call will be coordinated according to the Restricted Calls Procedure



Internal Selection: Please send the attached Internal Selection Form and a letter from your Head of Department confirming their support for the project and that Department is happy to host it to by 30th August 2017


Sponsor Deadline: 1st November 2017

Posted on 25/07/2017

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