HTMR Network project funding and workshop grants

To Improve Health by Improving Trials, we support various capacity building and funding initiatives. The Network provides small project funding through collaborative grants to support research, training and workshops. Applicants are encouraged to discuss project ideas with their Hub Director. Projects must illustrate a clear collaboration between at least two Hubs. Full details of terms and conditions, and guidance for completing the application form can be found below.

How to apply

Applications must be submitted in both PDF and word format by email.

The next deadline will be December 1 (4pm GMT) 2016. Your expected start date should be no earlier than 1 April 2017).

Guidance and terms and conditions (current version 0.9) (pdf)

Application form (current version 0.9) (doc)

Value of awards

  • Funding for projects is available for up to 12 months
  • Research projects are available up to a maximum value of £50,000
  • Discrete workshops, or funding for consensus meetings, should not exceed £10,000

For any funded projects, the final value of the award given is at the discretion of the Network.

Key requirements

  • The Lead Applicant should be a member of one of the Hubs for Trials Methodology Research
  • Projects must illustrate a clear collaboration between at least two Hubs
  • Projects can include additional co-applicants
  • The role of all applicants must be clearly stated in the application


All applications will be sent for peer review, with the exception of small stand-alone workshops/consensus meeting. Comments will not be available to Lead applicants prior to funding decision.

Note: Workshops/consensus meetings involving 4 or more Hubs will also be sent for peer review

Please contact us if you have any queries.

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