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Pump-priming funding

  • Start-up funds of up to £100,000 per project will be available to HIC-Vac Investigators and Associates for 12 month projects addressing HIC-Vac’s strategic objectives.
  • Applications will be assessed by the Network Management Board, using a robust and transparent application process and scoring system.
  • Proposals should involve collaborating HIC-Vac research groups from at least two different institutions.

Pump-priming calls will be open at least annually within the first 2-3 years of HIC-Vac.

2nd round dates

The second round of pump-priming funding is now closed.

Applications will be reviewed by the Network Management Board on 12 November 2018. Applicants will be notified on 26 November 2018, and grants activated by 01 February 2019.

3rd round dates

The third (and likely final) round of pump-priming funding will open in March, 2019. Please check back nearer the time for the opening date, and guidance and application forms.