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Innovation grant to explore digital technology in asthma

Innovation grant to explore digital technology in asthma

21st May 2018

Asthma UK and the Chief Scientist Office are joint-funding an innovation grant of up to £60K for up to 18 months to explore novel applications of digital technology in asthma, which could significantly enhance the quality of health and care for people with asthma and addresses an area of unmet need that aligns with one or more European Asthma Research & Innovation Partnership (EARIP) priorities

The grant must be used to directly support research carried out in Scotland. The Lead Investigator must be a permanent salaried member of staff at a Scottish HEI or NHS Board. Co-applicants from outside Scotland are welcome. Applicants may be from any sector however the collaborative team must demonstrate the relevant expertise, track record and infrastructure to deliver the project. Duration of the project must be no longer than 18 months.

The proposal should be completed using the headings provided on the application form and should be no longer than a total of 5 pages of text completed in Calibri font at font size 11 with no changes to the line spacing or the margins of the form.

Applications should be submitted electronically to CSO Grant Applications

Any specific queries should be addressed to Dr Alan McNair, Senior Research Manager, Chief Scientist Office.  

More information and guidance

The deadline for receipt of applications is 5pm on Friday, 29 June 2018.

Confidentiality & Data Protection: Details included in your application will be shared with both the CSO and Asthma UK and used for the purposes of this grant round. Your application will be kept confidential by both CSO and Asthma UK and will not be shared with third parties other than for the purposes of assessing applications and awarding the grant. Please see the information and guidance document for further details

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