CRUK Multidisciplinary Project Award

CRUK Multidisciplinary Project Award

Currently open

These awards fund individual project proposals for collaborations between cancer researchers and scientists from engineering/physical science disciplines. Funding is for 4 years and can be worth up to £500k.  There is no co-location requirement.

Funding support can be provided for:

  • Postdoctoral researchers
  • PhD students (stipend, fees and running expenses)
  • Technical Staff
  • Associated running expenses

Final submission date 17 November 2014 for assessment by a Multidisciplinary Expert Review Panel in April 2015. Note that a one page summary of the proposed project should be sent to Dr. David Clarke ( at least 2 months before the deadline.

Research Areas to be supported are: Physics, Engineering, Mathematical & Computational Modelling, Chemical & Molecular Sciences, Materials Science, Molecular/Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine.

The panel will look for

  • Scientific excellence and innovation
  • Cancer relevance and importance to furthering understanding of cancer or potential benefits to cancer patients
  • Feasibility, added value & individual contributions of the collaboration.

Applications must be made electronically.

Key contact: Dr. David Clarke (email address above) 020 3469 5285, who can advise on elegibility.

Scheme guidelines are at:

Application guidelines and grant conditions can be found at: