Research funding for new principal investigators

Transitioning from mentored researcher to leading your own research group is a major step in your academic career - and many funders around the world have tailored funding to support you.

Idea Development Award (cystic fibrosis)

The Idea Development Award from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation provides funding for early-stage research to generate sufficient preliminary data for subsequent grant applications with the foundation or the National Institutes of Health.

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Gatsby Plant Science Small Grants (UK)

The Gatsby Plant Science small grants from the Gatsby Charitable Foundation funds exceptional plant science research projects in the UK. The funds may be used for bridging funds, purchasing equipment,

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Catalyst Award (USA | lung disease)

The Catalyst Award from the American Lung Association is a mentored research award to facilitate the transition to independent research careers in lung disease and general lung biology. Applicants must

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