Research partnerships

2. Application information and guidance

Due to the high number of requests we receive, partnership applications are reviewed against the aims of the research partnership programme, our strategy and current staff capacity. 

We strongly advise applicants read our criteria and guidance before completing the partnership application form; applications that do not follow the guidance are likely to be rejected.

We review applications at the times listed below. You can send your application to us at

  • Deadline for submission: 28 February 2018; decisions from this review to be communicated in March 2018. 
  • For the EU Joint Programme – Neurodegenerative Disease Research (JPND) deadline for submissions is 9 February, 2018.

We have set criteria and guidelines that we use when reviewing your partnership application, please read the criteria document before filling out the application form. If you have any questions, please contact

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*Please note if your research is funded by us, you do not need to apply for our support via the partnerships process. Please contact for more information.