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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 at least two different institutions.

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


1st round deadlines:

Call opens: Monday 27th November 2017
Submission Deadline: 4pm Mon 29th January 2018
NMB Review: 14th March 2018
Notification: End March 2018
Project Start: 1st June 2018


For detailed information please refer to the pump-priming application form and pump-priming application guidance.

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