Funding Call

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Accelerating translational research at the University of Leicester

We are looking to fund innovative, translational projects at various stages of development, from target validation/Proof of Concept studies to pre-clinical testing.

Priority areas for this call include, but are not limited to, infectious diseases, cardiovascular diseases, cancer and renal diseases.


Award value: £20k – £80k

Duration: projects should be up to 10 months and must finish by April 2021.



Closing date for application: Friday April 24th - 5pm.

Elevator pitch for top-ranked PIs and funding decision: Tuesday June 2nd.

The application should be completed and returned to


For more information about the award and application process, please contact:

Dr Cristina Alberti-Segui,

LD3 Research Manager

ext. 5174

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LD3 Research Manager, 

Dr. Christine Alberti-Segui:

+44 (0) 116 252 5174

LD3 Office:

+44 (0) 116 252 3342       

Contact Details

College of Life Sciences
University of Leicester
Maurice Shock Building
University Road