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The University of Manchester/Johnson & Johnson Funding Call

06 Feb 2012

The University of Manchester and Johnson & Johnson Inc’s Co-Managed Research Fund was created to enable early-stage development of novel research ideas with the potential for translation into new healthcare applications and generating intellectual property. A new round of funding is now available.

The fund is looking to provide four grants, each of up to £65,000, to enable University researchers to undertake one-year pilot projects on novel research to demonstrate proof-of-principle.

Of particular interest to the Fund are projects with opportunities in the following areas:

  • Neuroscience (Alzheimer's, Psychiatry, Pain)
  • Cancer (lung, prostate, hematologic malignancies)
  • Inflammation
  • Topical skin care (anti-aging, sun protection)
  • Medical devices including orthopedics
  • Sleep disorders
  • Hearing

University researchers wishing to apply should submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) no later than Thursday 1 March 2012 via the webform at: