Bowel & Cancer Research is seeking high quality applications for consideration at its funding round in March 2016.

Their area of interest is lower GI/ bowel research in malignant and non-malignant, diagnostic or treatment studies or device/intervention development for which future translation to tangible patient benefit can be anticipated. Areas of interest include:

  • Colorectal cancer
  • Inflammatory disease
  • IBS
  • Stoma prevention/improvement in quality of life

Awards of up to £50,000 are available for time limited (indicatively 12 -18 months) proof-of-principle studies based on sound hypotheses.

Successful applicants will be expected to make a strong case for how Bowel & Cancer Research funding will be used to lever further funding to continue resulting work.

This is a 2 stage process. The deadline for all preliminary applications is 5pm Friday 23rd October 2015.

Applicants will be notified week beginning Monday 7th December 2015 if a full application is invited and final decisions will be made in March 2016.