BMA Foundation for Medical Research

2019 BMA Foundation for Medical Research Grants - opening soon

Closing date 01 March 2019

The BMA Foundation for Medical Research awards research grants each year (totalling over £800,000) to encourage and further medical research in a variety of areas. One of these grants, the Dawkins and Strutt, aims to promote research in the field of gastroenterology. Applications are invited from UK-registered medical practitioners or research scientists working in the UK. Projects must relate to the UK only. The grants will be awarded for either research in progress or prospective research. 


NIHR Active Case Finding of Coeliac Disease

Closing date 30 January 2019

Active case finding of coeliac disease

Application dates: 03 September 2018 to 30 January 2019

The Health Technology Assessment Programme is accepting stage 1 applications to their commissioned workstream for this evidence synthesis topic:

National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI)

National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) Advisory Group

Closing date 01 January 2020

Bowel Cancer UK

Bowel Cancer UK research grants available

Closing date 31 January 2019

The deadline for project grant applications is 4pm on Thursday 31 January 2019 and for pilot grant applications is 4pm Thursday 2 May 2019. 

The Kenneth Rainin Foundation

The Kenneth Rainin Foundation - Innovator Awards

Closing date 01 January 2020

The Kenneth Rainin Foundation supports research that is potentially transformative to diagnosing, treating and curing Inflammatory Bowel Disease. The Innovator Awards program provides $100,000 grants for one-year research projects, which due to their ground-breaking nature, may not be suitable for funding from more traditional sources.

Research for Patient Benefit

Closing date 21 November 2018

RfPB is a national, researcher-led programme, with over 800 applied research projects in health services and social care that have already been funded across the country through our Regional Advisory Panels. Inspired by patients and practice, this scheme generates research evidence to improve, expand and strengthen the way that healthcare is delivered for patients, the public and the NHS.

Colorectal Therapies HTC (Healthcare Technology Collaborative) - Funding

Closing date 01 January 2020

The Colorectal Therapies HTC has a strong focus on supporting the development and translation of technology that will address the needs of patients affected by colorectal disease (includes colorectal cancers, IBD, IBS, Crohn’s Disease and Colitis).


NIHR Research Design Service

Closing date 01 January 2020

The Haemochromatosis Society

The Haemochromatosis Society Grants

Closing date 01 January 2020

The Society works with the scientific community to support research into genetic haemochromatosis, and provides grants to tackle basic scientific, treatment or social issues that affect patients with haemochromatosis.