Institutional Translational Partnership Award (iTPA)

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The University of Manchester Wellcome Trust Institutional Translational Partnership Award (iTPA) funding has been extended to May 2021. iTPA supports a pilot scheme aimed at building better links between science, technology and innovation by removing barriers between disciplines and making it easier for researchers to take the first translational steps.

Translation Manchester runs two Wellcome Trust iTPA funding schemes: Access to Expertise (A2E) and Projects for Translation (P4T).

The iTPA funding schemes for translational healthcare related research, A2E and P4T, are now open for applications.

Key Dates and Deadlines

Funding call opens:  Monday 11th May

Deadline for contact RSMs: Monday 15th June

Application deadline: Monday 13th July

Notification of outcomes: w/c 31st Aug

Projects start: Mid to Late September

Applications for both awards are open to staff in the Faculties of Humanities, Science and Engineering and Biology, Medicine and Health.

  • Access to Expertise (A2E); awards up to the value of £25k, for projects of 6-9 months in duration. Supports access to appropriate technical expertise, for example bioinformaticians, statisticians, research nurses, regulatory advisors, entrepreneurs in residence or industrial secondments. Download application briefs and application forms from the website https://www.translation.manchester.ac.uk/funding/
  • Projects for Translation (P4T); awards up to the value of £55k, for projects of 6-9 months in duration. The award encourages interdisciplinary working to address major challenges in translational research and support the progression of an existing research project along the translational pipeline. Download application briefs and application forms from the website https://www.translation.manchester.ac.uk/funding/

Before submitting your application please contact translation@manchester.ac.uk notifying us of your intent to apply, we can provide application advice and confirm the eligibility of your project.