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Asthma UK funds a wide range of asthma-related research and types of grant.

Asthma UK/Innovate UK 2018 Project Grants - diagnostics themed call is now open for applications

Applications will be accepted via Asthma UK's online research management system, CC Grant Tracker. To register for an account with CC Grant Tracker or sign into your existing account, please visit

For further information about these awards and if you would like to be kept informed about future funding opportunities, please contact the Research Team at

For more information about Asthma UK's governance processes, please visit our Research Strategy page.

Key Dates for the Asthma UK/Innovate UK 2018 Project Grants round:

16 January 2018: Project grants rounds open for applications via our online research management system

1pm, Tuesday 27 March 2018: Deadline for completed applications

April - May 2018: Peer and lay review process

June/July 2018: Asthma UK's Research Review Panel meeting

July/August 2018: Applicants notified of the funding outcome

Earliest Start date: 1 October 2018

If you have any questions about this grant round, please contact the research team at

2018 Asthma UK/Innovate UK Project Grants - diagnostics themed call


Asthma UK’s vision is to stop asthma attacks and cure asthma, and Innovate UK supports UK businesses to develop and commercialise new products and services to tackle some of the biggest global health challenges. Together, we are investing in exceptional patient-centric science and trying to broker research collaborations between academia and UK industry to develop new tools that can accurately diagnose asthma and its subtypes so that 5.4 million people with asthma in the UK can benefit from personalised healthcare.

The focus of this call is to develop tools for quick, accurate, scalable and low-cost diagnostics in asthma. Research can be focussed at any stage of the innovation pathway however, a clear pathway to adoption or commercialisation must be articulated (including estimated timescales), any collaboration with partners who can drive research outputs to adoption/commercialisation must be evidenced, and projects which are likely to achieve impact for people with asthma in the short to medium term (5-10 years) will be prioritised.

We will be awarding grants between £50k and £250k which will be available for up to three years.

Guidance for applicants

Before starting an application, researchers who are interested in applying for funding should carefully read the following documentation:

Applications should be made via Asthma UK's online research management system.

The deadline for applications is 1pm on Tuesday 27 March 2018.

If you have any questions about our grants round, please contact the research team:

E: / T: 0207 786 4946