Partnership Networking Fund

When: The call for applications to the Networking Fund opens several times a year. Please check the Crick website to see if the call is currently open. 

Who: This call is open to all members of our academic community: academics, clinicians, PhD students and postdocs.

Apply: Details of how to apply can be found on the Crick website

More information: Members of our academic community can apply for up to £3,000 to support networking events that bring scientists together from the different partner organisations (Imperial, King’s and UCL) to develop new collaborations across disciplinary boundaries.

Innovation to Innovation Funding

When: The call for Innovation to Innovation (i2i) funding opens approximately three times a year and is announced via CrickNet (Crick login required). 

Who: This call is open to our academics and clinicians who are affiliated with the Crick.

Apply: Please contact the Crick-Imperial Partnership Manager, Dr Corinne Hanlon, if you are interested in applying for this funding.

More information: Funding and support to early-stage translational projects underpinned by philanthropic contributions and MRC Confidence in Concept funding. Researchers are provided with £75k for 12 months to work on proof of concept projects. To date, £3m has been invested in a diverse portfolio of 47 projects.

LifeArc Translation Fund

When: The call for the LifeArc Translation Fund opens approximately three times a year and is advertised on the Crick’s website.

Who: This call is open to our academics and clinicians who are affiliated with the Crick.

Apply: Please contact the Crick-Imperial Partnership Manager, Dr Corinne Hanlon, if you are interested in applying for this funding.

More information: Supports scientists in progressing promising innovations to the point where the projects can attract follow-on, larger scale investment and development with the aim of benefitting human health. A total of £5m over 5 years has been made available with ~£350k awarded per project over 2 years.