Bowel Research UK is seeking high quality applications for consideration at its funding round in September/October 2021. Up to £50,000 per study is available for research related to bowel diseases.
Our area of interest is bowel research in malignant and non-malignant, diagnostic or treatment studies or device/intervention development for which future translation to tangible patient benefit can be anticipated.
Preferred Areas of Research
Areas of interest include, but are not limited to:
- Colorectal cancer
- Inflammatory Bowel Disease (colitis and Crohn’s disease)
- Benign proctology
- Functional problems (constipation, incontinence)
- Stoma prevention/improvement in quality of life
In addition, specific applications are also sought for the area listed below:
Research projects to improve the diagnosis and/or care of patients with Chronic Intestinal Pseudo Obstruction, dysmotility or gastroparesis via our partners at the Pseudo Obstruction Research Trust (PORT).
Awards of up to £50,000 are available for time limited (indicatively 12 -24 months) proof-of-principle studies based on sound hypotheses with real future patient benefit. Successful applicants will be expected to make a strong case for how the funding sought will be used to seek further funding to continue resulting work.
This is a two stage process. The deadline for preliminary applications is 5pm 7th December 2020. Applicants will be notified in late January 2021 if a full application is invited and final decisions will be made in March 2021.
Full guidance and preliminary application forms can be accessed from http://bit.ly/BCRapply